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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 ...
Former Georgia QB, Patriots RB Andy Johnson dies at 65
Former Georgia quarterback and New England Patriots running back Andy Johnson has died at 65 after a long illness
Margot Kidder, Lois Lane in the 'Superman' franchise, dies
Margot Kidder, who starred as Lois Lane opposite Christopher Reeve in the "Superman" film franchise of the late 1970s and early 1980s, has died
Former NASCAR driver killed in Franklin County accident
A former NASCAR driver who made his home in Upstate South Carolina and his son are dead as the result of an accident early Saturday morning.
'Night Court' star Harry Anderson found dead in home
Anderson was 65.
Nevada sheriff: Radio show host Art Bell dead at 72
Art Bell, a radio host best known for a paranormal-themed nightly show syndicated on hundreds of stations in the 1990s, including WDUN, has died at his home in southern Nevada, authorities said Saturday.
Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86
Milos Forman, a refuge from Czechoslovakia whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, has died.
Jackson County Chief Magistrate Judge dies after battle with cancer
The Chief Magistrate Judge of Jackson County has died following a battle with cancer.
Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, has died