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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jun 7th, 2017

Banks

  Lucille Jackson Gibson, age 85 of Homer, passed away Wednesday, June 07, 2017. Born in Banks County on May 1, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Claude Jackson and ...

Forsyth

Valerie Ann Doss, 66, Cumming
Valerie Ann Doss, 66 of Cumming, GA passed away on Tuesday June 6, 2017. She was born on December 12, 1950 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Chester A. Strycula who has predecease ...
Robbie Meadows Wacho, 78, Cumming
Robbie Meadows Wacho, 78, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017.  A loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and sister, she was a faithful follower of the Lord ...

Habersham

William “Bill” Black, 86, Demorest
  William “Bill” Black, age 86, of Demorest, Georgia went to be with The Lord on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Mr. Black was born on August 28, 1930 in Clarkesv ...
Joyce E. Tomanek, 81, Clarkesville
Joyce E. Tomanek, age 81 of Clarkesville passed away on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Born in Detroit, MI on November 3, 1935, was the daughter of the late Butch and Bernice Traver ...

Hall

Avien Derez Gober, 23, Gainesville
Avien Derez Gober, age 23 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. He was born on March 15, 1994 in Gainesville, GA, the son of Crystal K. Gober. He attended East Ha ...
Rose (Bobbie) Antley Morris, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Rose “Bobbie” Antley Morris, 85, of Gainesville, GA passed away May 31, 2017 with her loved ones by her side. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Lak ...
Robbie Lee Whelchel Stephens, 89, Murrayville
Robbie Lee Whelchel  Stephens, 89, of Murrayville, died Wednesday June 7, 2017 at her residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Stephens was the daughter of the l ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Annie Ruth Johnson Watkins, age 92 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, June 7, 2017.  Mrs. Watkins was born in ...

Other

Myrtis Wheeler White, 91, Anderson, SC formerly of Toccoa
Mrs. Myrtis Wheeler White, age 91 of Anderson, South Carolina and formerly of Toccoa passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at the Rainey Hospice House, Anderson, South Carolina. A ...
  Mr. Charlie Van Wilkes, Sr., age 64, of Ila, GA died Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at his residence.  Mr. Wilkes was born June 7, 1953 in Fort Bragg, NC to the late Charle ...
Funeral services Saturday for former Winder mayor
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 18 for former Winder Mayor Buddy Ouzts, who died this week at the age of 82.
'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died
Singer Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76.
Funeral service set for Gainesville advocate for the disabled
A longtime advocate for the disabled, Justin Pressley of Gainesville, will be buried Monday.
Billy Starr Hardman, Gainesville's oldest physician, dies at age 98
Dr. Billy Starr Hardman, M.D., a well-known physician who was instrumental in building the medical community in Gainesville, has died at the age of 98.
Ex-WWE star Brian Christopher Lawler dead at age 46
Authorities say former World Wrestling Entertainment star Brian Christopher Lawler has died after attempting suicide in his jail cell
Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Nancy Sinatra Sr., childhood sweetheart and first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Former Congressman from Georgia Pat Swindall has died
Former Georgia congressman Pat Swindall, a GOP trailblazer derailed by perjury, dies at 67
Actor Tab Hunter, star of 'Damn Yankees!' movie, dies age 86
Actor Tab Hunter, whose blond good looks made him the heartthrob of millions of teenagers in the 1950s with such films as "Battle Cry" and "Damn Yankees," has died at age 86