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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Apr 3rd, 2017

Banks

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Ruth Virginia Smith Neese, age 77 of Baldwin, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, April 3, 2017.  Mrs. Neese was born in Westo ...

Forsyth

Teri Lynn Neal, 63, Cumming
Teri Lynn Neal, age 63, of Cumming, GA, passed peacefully on Monday, April 3, 2017. Teri loved and enjoyed her family and friends.  She will always be remembered as a loving w ...

Gwinnett

James Ray Reed, 72, Buford
James Ray Reed, age 72, lifelong Buford, GA resident and business owner, passed away after an extended illness on Monday, April 3, 2017, surrounded by his family. James will be rem ...

Hall

Wendy Lori Crane, 58, Gainesville
Wendy Lori Crane, age 58, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, April 3, 2017. She worked 15 years at Legacy Link in Gainesville. Wendy was the best mother and “Ya-Ya&rdq ...
Robert G. “Bob” Vass, 82, Gainesville
Mr. Robert G. “Bob” Vass, 82, of Gainesville, Ga passed away April 3, 2017 following an extended illness. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, Ap ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Viola Marie Michaud Wilkes, a beloved wife, mom and granny, age 73 of Jefferson, Georgia who peacefully passed away surrounded by her ...
Mr. Hoyt Dean “Dink” McCoy, age 85, of Commerce, GA died Monday, April 3, 2017 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mr. McCoy was born in Homer to the late Hoyt and Burr ...

Other

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Bonds Gearing, age 77 of Athens, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, April 3, 2017.  Mrs. Gearing was born in J ...
Trinh Huynh, 40, Atlanta formerly of Gainesville
Trinh Huynh, 40 of Atlanta formerly of Gainesville died Monday April 3, 2017. Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 9, 20 ...
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.