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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Aug 6th, 2018

Dawson

Carolyn S. Rast, 80, Dawsonville
Carolyn S. Rast, 80, of Dawsonville passed away Monday August 6, 2018 at her residence. Born December 15, 1937 in Madden, Mississippi to the late James T. and Lorilla Sanders, s ...
Lois Mary Willis, 94, Dawsonville
Lois Mary Willis, 94, of Dawsonville, Georgia passed away on peacefully at her residence on Monday, August 6, 2018.  She was born to the late William and Sally McKinney.  ...

Gwinnett

William R. Lord, Sr., 88, Suwanee
William R. Lord, Sr., age 88, of Suwanee, GA, passed away Monday, August 6, 2018. He was preceded in death by wife of fifty-seven years, Barbara Lord.  Mr. Lord is survived by ...

Hall

Jose De Paz Calderon, 54, Gainesville
Jose De Paz Calderon, 54, of Gainesville, GA passed away on August 4, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. The family will receive friends at Memorial Park Funeral Home on ...
George Robert Davenport, 61, Gainesville
George Robert Davenport, Jr., age 61, of Gainesville passed away on Monday, August 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Bob was born in Laurens, South Carolina on March ...
Beulah Roberts Evans, 100, Gainesville
Beulah Roberts Evans, 100, passed away August 6, 2018 at Bell Minor Nursing Home.  Mrs. Evans was born August 3, 1918 to Charley and Laura (Stephens) Roberts in Commerce, ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joseph Jurell “Peanut” Ruis, age 79 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, August 6, 2018.  Mr. Ruis was ...
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