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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. May 23rd, 2018

Forsyth

Vincent Lee Hardy, 38, Cumming
Vincent Lee Hardy, 38, of Cumming, GA, passed away on May 23, 2018. Vince was born on December 11, 1979 in Forsyth County.  He is survived by his parents Patti and Steve Ho ...

Hall

Deborah Turpin Whitfield, 55, Clermont
Deborah Turpin Whitfield, 55, of Clermont, passed away May 23, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on ...
Raymond “Bo” Browning, Jr., 63, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at Kennestone Hospital in Marietta. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on ...
Harvey (Poppy) Hopper, 70, Oakwood
Mr. Harvey Hopper (Poppy), age 70 of Oakwood Georgia, passed away Wednesday May 23, 2018 at Bell Minor Home of Gainesville, following an extended illness. Harvey was born Octobe ...
Mary Ruth Roberts, 90, Gainesville
Mary Ruth Roberts, age 90 of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018.   Mrs. Roberts was born January 30, 1928 in Bryson City, NC to the late Lillie Howard Ca ...

Jackson

Alice Dove Franklin, 83, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Alice Dove Franklin, age 83 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, May 23 2018.  Mrs. Franklin was born in Hapevi ...

Lumpkin

Rev. J.R. Fields, 81, Dahlonega
Rev. JR Fields, age 81, of Dahlonega went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Rev. Fields was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was born on July ...

Stephens

Kenneth Terrell Simmons, 58, Eastanollee
Mr. Kenneth Terrell Simmons, age 58 of 54 Twin Lakes Circle, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late Guy Simmons and Hazel C ...
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died
Rev. Dr. William Hugh Cauthen dies at 92
The Reverend Dr. William Hugh Cauthen passed away peacefully onto his next life on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.
JGR co-owner Coy Gibbs, 49, dies hours after son wins title
Coy Gibbs, the vice chairman of Joe Gibbs Racing for his NFL and NASCAR Hall of Fame father, died Sunday morning just hours after his son won the Xfinity Series championship.
Jerry Lee Lewis, outrageous rock ‘n’ roll star, dies at 87
The untamable and often outrageous rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has died at 87
Thomas Cahill, popular history writer, dead at 82
Thomas Cahill, a scholar of ancient languages and belief systems with a knack for popular storytelling who engaged history readers with such bestsellers as “How the Irish Saved Civilization” and “Desire of the Everlasting Hills,” has died at age 82
French iconic painter of black Pierre Soulages dead at 102
French painter Pierre Soulages, an icon of post-World War II European abstract art famed for his use of black, has died, according to the Soulages Museum in his hometown of Rodez
Actor in cult favorite 'American Movie' dead at 56
Musician Mike Schank, who was best known for his good guy role in the award-winning documentary film "American Movie," has died at age 56, according to a close friend
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.