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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Apr 30th, 2018

Banks

Junior Savage, 88, Maysville
Mr. Junior Savage, age 88, of Maysville died Monday, April 30, 2018 at Brookside Assisted Living.  Mr. Savage was born in Homer to the late, Joe and Eurek Smith Savage, Sr. Mr ...

Forsyth

Dr. Avery Y. Howell, Jr. passed away April 30, 2018 at the age of 95. He was born April 5, 1923 in Boone, North Carolina. He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Montine Tatum H ...

Gwinnett

Bonnie Klippel, 57, Suwanee
Bonnie Klippel 57, of Suwanee, Ga passed away on April 30, 2018. The family will hold a private service at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.co ...

Hall

Steven Abbott, 61, Gainesville
  Steven Abbott, age 61, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, April 30, 2018. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Hillside Chapel Funer ...
Gary R. Stevens, 60, Gainesville
Visitation for Gary R. Stevens, 60, of Gainesville will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1 and Wednesday, May 2 at Ward’s F ...

Jackson

Vanh Chanthaboune, 58, Jefferson
Vanh Chanthaboune, age 58, of Jefferson, Georgia passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Whitfield Funeral Ho ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Kerry Lynn Rutkowski Akkent, age 52 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, April 30, 2018.  Mrs. Akkent was born in ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Ann Harkins Griffin, age 77 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, April 30, 2018.  Mrs. Griffin was born i ...

Lumpkin

Clifford Lamer Stancil, 85, Dahlonega
Mr. Clifford Lamar Stancil, age 85 of Dahlonega went home to be with The Lord on April 30, 2018 with his wife and family by his side. Mr. Stancil was born in Lumpkin County on M ...

Other

Carl Albert Hokanson, 81, Martin
Mr. Carl Albert Hokanson, age 81 of 132 Stovall Boulevard, Martin, Georgia passed away Monday, April 30, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late Paul and Gertrude Wells Hokanso ...

White

Cleveland Funeral Home announced that William "Bill" Joseph Morris passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018 after battling an extended illness for some time. Bill was bor ...
Nancy Thiessen, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home announces that Mrs. Nancy Thiessen of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on April 30, 2018. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. 
'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.