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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Apr 3rd, 2017

Banks

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Ruth Virginia Smith Neese, age 77 of Baldwin, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, April 3, 2017.  Mrs. Neese was born in Westo ...

Forsyth

Teri Lynn Neal, 63, Cumming
Teri Lynn Neal, age 63, of Cumming, GA, passed peacefully on Monday, April 3, 2017. Teri loved and enjoyed her family and friends.  She will always be remembered as a loving w ...

Gwinnett

James Ray Reed, 72, Buford
James Ray Reed, age 72, lifelong Buford, GA resident and business owner, passed away after an extended illness on Monday, April 3, 2017, surrounded by his family. James will be rem ...

Hall

Wendy Lori Crane, 58, Gainesville
Wendy Lori Crane, age 58, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, April 3, 2017. She worked 15 years at Legacy Link in Gainesville. Wendy was the best mother and “Ya-Ya&rdq ...
Robert G. “Bob” Vass, 82, Gainesville
Mr. Robert G. “Bob” Vass, 82, of Gainesville, Ga passed away April 3, 2017 following an extended illness. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, Ap ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Viola Marie Michaud Wilkes, a beloved wife, mom and granny, age 73 of Jefferson, Georgia who peacefully passed away surrounded by her ...
Mr. Hoyt Dean “Dink” McCoy, age 85, of Commerce, GA died Monday, April 3, 2017 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mr. McCoy was born in Homer to the late Hoyt and Burr ...

Other

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Bonds Gearing, age 77 of Athens, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, April 3, 2017.  Mrs. Gearing was born in J ...
Trinh Huynh, 40, Atlanta formerly of Gainesville
Trinh Huynh, 40 of Atlanta formerly of Gainesville died Monday April 3, 2017. Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 9, 20 ...
Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87
Golf pioneer Lee Elder has died at the age of 87
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died