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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 ...
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.