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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Apr 28th, 2017

Banks

Wayne Roger “ Smiley” Snipes age 65 of Maysville passed away Friday April 28, 2017 at his residence.   Mr. Snipes was born in Commerce on May 17, 1950. He was a ...

Forsyth

Lisa Towstick Brandt, 59, Cumming
Lisa Towstick Brandt, 59 of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday April 28, 2017. She was born on January 29, 1958 in West Babylon, NY the daughter of Alexander and Anne H. Swydick ...

Gwinnett

Edward W. Fordsman, 69, Buford
Edward W. “Ed” Fordsman, age 69 of Buford, GA died Friday, April 28, 2017. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 3:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Cha ...

Habersham

Steve Moore, 59, Clarkesville
Steve Moore, age 59, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with his Lord on Friday, April 28, 2017, at his residence suddenly from natural causes.   Steve was born on April 2 ...

Hall

Mary Phyllis Wade Anderson, 85, Gainesville
Phyllis Wade Anderson passed away peacefully Friday, April 28, 2017 at Lanier Village Estates after an extended illness.  Phyllis was born in Vienna, Illinois on April 20, 193 ...
Bobby Lee Crawford, 46, Gainesville
Memorial services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Wednesday May 3, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel to honor the life of Bobby Lee Crawford, age 46 of Gainesville. The family w ...
Dr. James Ransom, 91, Gainesville
Dr. James Ransom, age 91, of New Holland passed away on Friday April 28, 2017 at his residence following an extended illness.           Funeral Services ...
Robert Alan Taubel, 67, Gainesville
Robert Alan Taubel, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Friday, April 28, 2017, after a valiant fight against brain cancer. He was born on December 1, 1949, in Philadelphia, Pennsyl ...

Jackson

Evans funeral home announces the death of Emma Catherine Wall Chambers, age 44, of  Braselton, Georgia who entered into rest April 28, 2017 in Braselton.   Mrs. Chamb ...
David Lee Johnson, 80, Jefferson
Evans funeral home announces the death of David Lee Johnson, 80, of Jefferson who entered into rest April 28, 2017 in Athens, Georgia. Mr. Johnson was born May 25, 1936 in Jeffe ...

Lumpkin

Wallace Bell Clary, 92, Dahlonega
Mr. Wallace Bell Clary, age 92, of Dahlonega passed away on Friday, April 28, 2017 at Lanier Lodge in Gainesville, GA. Born September 21, 1924 in Metasville,(Wilkes County, Georgia ...

Stephens

Mr. Eugene Talmadge Lewallen, age 84, of West Currahee Street in Toccoa, passed away Friday, April 28, 2017 at Pruitt Health of Toccoa.    A son of the late Dank Ca ...
Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies at 86
Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into universal stories of grace and beauty, has died
1st black Georgia senator elected post-Reconstruction dies
A former Georgia state senator who was the first black lawmaker elected to the upper chamber after Reconstruction has died
'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97
Bill Macy, foil to Bea Arthur's feminist wife in '70s sitcom 'Maude,' dies at 97
Retired, longtime Gainesville school official dies
A retired, longtime Gainesville school official, former Asst. Supt. Otis Ellenberg, has died.
Rep. Elijah Cummings was a sharecropper's son, took on Trump
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings has died to complications from longstanding health challenges, his office said. He was 68.
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86