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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jul 3rd, 2018

Banks

Jonathan Odell Skelton, 47, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Jonathan Odell Skelton, age 47, of Commerce, who passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Mr. Skelton was the son of Jo Ann Frey of Athen ...

Barrow

Rachel Williams Hoover, age 97, of Winder, GA, formerly of Commerce, GA passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Born on June 24, 1921 in Rutherfordton, NC, she was the daughter of th ...

Dawson

Richard S. Wessinger, 68, Dawsonville
Richard S. Wessinger, 68, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday July 3, 2018 at his residence. Born May 5, 1950 in Atlanta, GA to the late Sam and Evelyn Wessinger, he had lived in ...

Forsyth

Linda Morris Bennett, 71, Cumming
Linda Morris Bennett age 71 of Cumming, Ga passed away July 3, 2018. She was a Loving Grandmother full of laughter and love. Always ready to be the light on a rainy day. Linda was ...
Marsha Lea Ackerman, 68, Cumming
Marsha Lea Ackerman, 68, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson. ...
Dorothy Jean Bagwell, 84, Cumming
Dorothy Jean Bagwell, age 84 of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018. She was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. Dorothy Jean was the Goodwill Ambassador for the Forsy ...

Gwinnett

Betty Ann Ellis, 68, Buford
Betty Ann Ellis, age 68, of Buford, GA passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018. She was preceded in death by her mother, Eloise Camp. Mrs. Ellis is survived by her husband of thirty-five ...
Larry D. Higgins, 78, Sugar Hill
Larry D. Higgins, age 78 of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Mae Tribble and step-father, Dewey Tribble. Mr. Higgins i ...

Hall

Harold Dean Tumlin, 79, Braselton
Mr. Harold Dean Tumlin, age 79, of Braselton passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at Winder Health Care, surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Jul ...
Sue Anderson Vandiver, 96, Murrayville
Sue Anderson Vandiver, 96, of Murrayville, GA went home to see her Lord on July 3rd.  She was at home surrounded by family and friends.  Funeral services will be hel ...

Lumpkin

Eva Nell Cain, 78, Dahlonega
  Eva Nell Cain, age 78, of Dahlonega, Ga., passed away July 3, 2018, at Foothills Retirement Home following an extended illness. She was born October 22, 1939. The daughte ...

Other

Nancy Jane Burns Cunningham, 81, Ellenwood formerly of Turnerville
Nancy Jane Burns Cunningham, age 81 of Ellenwood, GA formerly of Turnerville, passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Born in Habersham County on April 12, 1937, she was a daugh ...

Stephens

Doris Virginia Hoover Ritchey, age 88 passed away on July 3, 2018 in her home in Toccoa, Georgia. Doris was born on January 20, 1930 to Harold Hoover and Ethel (Luke) Hoover in Len ...

White

Mrs. Mary “Hazel” Barnes Ledford, age 88 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Mrs. Ledford was born in Habersham County, on February 25, 1930. She was ...
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.
Mother of Cong. Doug Collins dies
The mother of 9th District Congressman Doug Collins died Sunday at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.
Flowery Branch councilman Fred Richards dies
Flowery Branch City Councilman Fred Richards has died, officials confirmed on Thursday.
Funeral for Keith Echols scheduled Saturday
The funeral for former Hall County Tax Commissioner Keith Echols will be held Saturday at 2:00 at Memorial Park Funeral Home.
Handbag designer Kate Spade found dead in apparent suicide
Fashion designer Kate Spade found dead in apparent suicide in the bedroom of her Park Avenue apartment