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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Apr 28th, 2017

Banks

Wayne Roger “ Smiley” Snipes age 65 of Maysville passed away Friday April 28, 2017 at his residence.   Mr. Snipes was born in Commerce on May 17, 1950. He was a ...

Forsyth

Lisa Towstick Brandt, 59, Cumming
Lisa Towstick Brandt, 59 of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday April 28, 2017. She was born on January 29, 1958 in West Babylon, NY the daughter of Alexander and Anne H. Swydick ...

Gwinnett

Edward W. Fordsman, 69, Buford
Edward W. “Ed” Fordsman, age 69 of Buford, GA died Friday, April 28, 2017. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 3:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Cha ...

Habersham

Steve Moore, 59, Clarkesville
Steve Moore, age 59, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with his Lord on Friday, April 28, 2017, at his residence suddenly from natural causes.   Steve was born on April 2 ...

Hall

Mary Phyllis Wade Anderson, 85, Gainesville
Phyllis Wade Anderson passed away peacefully Friday, April 28, 2017 at Lanier Village Estates after an extended illness.  Phyllis was born in Vienna, Illinois on April 20, 193 ...
Bobby Lee Crawford, 46, Gainesville
Memorial services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Wednesday May 3, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel to honor the life of Bobby Lee Crawford, age 46 of Gainesville. The family w ...
Dr. James Ransom, 91, Gainesville
Dr. James Ransom, age 91, of New Holland passed away on Friday April 28, 2017 at his residence following an extended illness.           Funeral Services ...
Robert Alan Taubel, 67, Gainesville
Robert Alan Taubel, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Friday, April 28, 2017, after a valiant fight against brain cancer. He was born on December 1, 1949, in Philadelphia, Pennsyl ...

Jackson

Evans funeral home announces the death of Emma Catherine Wall Chambers, age 44, of  Braselton, Georgia who entered into rest April 28, 2017 in Braselton.   Mrs. Chamb ...
David Lee Johnson, 80, Jefferson
Evans funeral home announces the death of David Lee Johnson, 80, of Jefferson who entered into rest April 28, 2017 in Athens, Georgia. Mr. Johnson was born May 25, 1936 in Jeffe ...

Lumpkin

Wallace Bell Clary, 92, Dahlonega
Mr. Wallace Bell Clary, age 92, of Dahlonega passed away on Friday, April 28, 2017 at Lanier Lodge in Gainesville, GA. Born September 21, 1924 in Metasville,(Wilkes County, Georgia ...

Stephens

Mr. Eugene Talmadge Lewallen, age 84, of West Currahee Street in Toccoa, passed away Friday, April 28, 2017 at Pruitt Health of Toccoa.    A son of the late Dank Ca ...
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.
Shaw Carter service is Monday
A memorial service will be held Monday for Shaw Carter, the 24-year-old heart transplant recipient from Gainesville, who battled heart disease and cancer during his lifetime.
Ara Parseghian, won 2 titles at Notre Dame, has died at 94
Ara Parseghian, who won two national titles in 11 seasons as coach of Notre Dame, has died at 94.
Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73
Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died
Funeral Friday for Ray Jones, prominent Hall County businessman
A prominent Hall County businessman, active in the poultry industry and as a Jackson EMC Board member for many years, will be buried Friday.
Hootie Johnson, former Augusta National chairman, dies
Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86...
Funeral services pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley
Funeral services are pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley, a longtime federal court judge for the Northern District of Georgia.