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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 ...
Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87
Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, has died
Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69
Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom, has died at age 69
Roger Moore had prouder achievements than playing James Bond
Roger Moore, who played British spy James Bond seven times in the famed film series, had prouder achievements than playing James Bond
Dina Merrill, heiress and actress, dead at 93
Dina Merrill, the rebellious heiress who defied her super-rich parents to become an actress, often portraying stylish wives or "the other woman," has died at age 93
Architect who designed Brenau Downtown Center dies
The architect who designed the Brenau Downtown Center and numerous other buildings throughout north Georgia, N.A. Jacobs, died Saturday.
Former Gainesville City School Board member, community leader dies
Walton Moore, a former Gainesville City School Board chairman and community leader, has died. He was 76.
'Deadwood' actor Powers Boothe dies at 68
Powers Boothe, the character actor known for his villain roles in TV's "Deadwood," and in the film "The Avengers," has died
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73