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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, ...
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.
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
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.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69