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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jul 23rd, 2017

Banks

Chad Timothy Pruitt, 49, Commerce
Chad Timothy Pruitt age 49 of Commerce passed away Friday July 21, 2017 at the Northridge Medical Center.   Mr. Pruitt was born January 24, 1968 in Athens. Chad had a Bachel ...

Dawson

James Everett Evans, 75, Dawsonville
James Everett Evans, 75, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday July 23, 2017. Born December 16, 1941, Everett was a lifelong resident of Dawson County.  He was a devoted husban ...

Forsyth

Diana Newton Bruce, 100, Cumming
Diana Newton Bruce, age 100 of Cumming, passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2017. She was a member of the Transatlantic Brides and Parents Association of Jacksonville, Florida for 25 y ...
Ramanjaneya Mula, 50, Cumming
Dr. Ramanjaneya Mula, age 50, of Cumming, GA, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017. Funeral services for Dr. Mula will be held Saturday, July 29, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel o ...
Jacquelyn “Jackie” D. Washington, 87, of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully at her residence on Sunday, July 23, 2017.  A Memorial Service will be held at a later ...
Floyd Ferguson, 81, Cumming
Floyd Ferguson, 81, of Cumming passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017.  Floyd was a member of County Line Baptist Church and loved the outdoors and whittling.  He is preceded ...

Hall

Raymundo Garcia, Jr, 35, Gainesville
Raymundo Garcia, Jr., 35 of Gainesville died Sunday July 23, 2017. Born in Houston, Texas, Raymundo had lived in Hall County for a number of years.  He was employed at Sent ...
Harriett Susan Lackey, 70, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Calvary Baptist Church for Harriett Susan Lackey, age 70 of Gainesville. The Rev. Raymond Latty will officia ...
Tommie Lee Goss, 69, Gainesville
Tommie Lee Goss, 69, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on July 22, 2017 at his home surrounded by family. Tommie died due to a brief struggle with cancer. He was born in Alto ...

Jackson

Bonellia Ann Green Dunn, 67, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Bonellia Ann Green Dunn, age 67 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, July 22, 2017.  Mrs. Dunn was born in Logan ...

Lumpkin

Jack Edward Brackett, 81, Dahlonega
Jack Edward Brackett, age 81, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Sunday July 23, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. Jack was a native and lifelong resident o ...
Lewis Danny Poore, 67, Dahlonega
Mr. Lewis Danny Poore, age 67, of Dahlonega, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Born on December 31, 1949 to parents, Craig and Margaret Abernathy Po ...

Rabun

Ruth Irene Duckett Watts, 79, Lakemont
Mrs. Ruth Irene Duckett Watts, age 79 of 47 Dovie Lane, Lakemont, Georgia passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017 at her residence. A daughter of the late Henry and Mary Etta Smith Du ...

Stephens

Mr. Thomas “Tom” Edwin Moore, Jr., age 85 of 207 Walnut Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A son of the late Thomas E ...
'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
Update: Ray Burch: Local, state poultry leader dies
A memorial service will be held Tuesday. July 10th for Ray Burch, a Gainesville man well-known in local and state poultry circles.