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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Aug 27th, 2017

Banks

Melodee Jordan Hall, 68, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Melodee Jordan Hall, age 68 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, August 27, 2017.  Mrs. Hall was born in Commerce ...

Dawson

Doris McBrayer Smith, 78, Dawsonville
Doris McBrayer Smith, 78, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017. Doris was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church, where she was an active member until her stroke in 20 ...

Forsyth

Debra Lee Mathison, 61, Cumming
Debra Lee Mathison, 61, of Cumming, GA passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Northside Hospital Forsyth, Cumming, GA.  She was a loving sister and aunt that loved to ma ...

Gwinnett

Elaine Tonya Ester, 67, Sugar Hill
Elaine Tonya Ester, age 67, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017. She is survived by her daughter, Essence Ester, Sugar Hill, GA; and three grandchildren. Ms. E ...
Linda Wilkes, 76, Buford
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Linda Wilkes, age 76, of Buford, who passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Mrs. Wilkes was born in Commerce, Georgia, a daughter to ...
U.S. Veteran and Marine Gerrell Bruce, age 78 passed away on August 27, 2017. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Lou, father, Elbert, and sister, Lounell. He is surviv ...
Maria Elena Lopez, 20, Buford
Maria Elena Lopez, age 20, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017. She was preceded in death by her brother, Sergio Lopez, Jr. She is survived by her parents, Sergio ...

Habersham

Ashley Gosnell Lovell Scott, 33, Clarkesville
Ashley Gosnell Lovell Scott, age 33 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017. Born in Habersham County on December 16, 1983, she was a daughter of the late Victor Br ...

Hall

Betty Ann Foster Martin, 67, Gainesville
Betty Ann Foster Martin, age 67, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Betty was born in Hazlehurst, Mississippi.  She moved to Georgia ...
Richard B. Ogle, Sr, 69, Gainesville
Mr. Richard B. Ogle, Sr., age 69, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017 at his residence, following an extended illness, surrounded by his family. Funeral Services ...

Jackson

Evalene Love Major, 77, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Evalene Love Major, age 77, of Pendergrass, who passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Mrs. Major was born in Jefferson, Georgia, a ...
Virginia Ruth Vinson, 69, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Ruth Vinson, age 69, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Mrs. Vinson was born in Thomasville, ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93