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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 ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
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Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.