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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 28th, 2018

Gwinnett

Gregory Dean Bohanan, 52, Fair Play, SC, formerly Lawrenceville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Gregory Dean Bohanan, age 52, of Fair Play, South Carolina. Mr. Bohanan was born in Lawrenceville, Georgia, a son to the late William ...

Habersham

Estelle Susie Wood Adams, 86, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Estelle Susie Wood Adams, age 86 of Clarkesville, will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, August 31, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Jerry Karnes, Rev. ...
Anthony Eden Cooper, 76, Cornelia
Anthony Eden Cooper, age 76 of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2018.  Born in Cranston, Rhode Island on February 25, 1942, he was a son of the late Lucius A. Coop ...

Hall

Pauline Sizemore Anderson, 96, Flowery Branch
Pauline Sizemore Anderson, age 96 of Flowery Branch, passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2018 in Athens, GA at Silver Leaf Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, A ...
Albert-Josef Schardl, 88, Gainesville
Albert was born in New Britain, Connecticut to Austrian immigrants.  Albert devoted years of study to classical music, graduating from Boston University and Brandeis Universit ...
John Hunter Stevenson, 89, Gainesville
John Hunter Stevenson, age 89, of Gainesville passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 28, 2018.  He was born May 26, 1929 in Lovelady, North Carolina to William Joseph and Nann ...

Stephens

Mr. Weldon “Sam” Steve Farmer, age 77 of 105 Mize Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late Henry Calloway Farm ...
Kathleen Benke White, 65, Martin
Mrs. Kathleen Benke White, age 65 of Martin passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the home of her son.   A daughter of the late Ralph and Goldie Benke, she was born Ma ...
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.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died
Mary Wilson, longest-reigning original Supreme, dies at 76
Mary Wilson, the longest-reigning original Supreme, has died at 76 years old
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. dies at 67
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. has died after battling prostate and other cancers
Oscar winner, ‘Sound of Music’ star Christopher Plummer dies
Christopher Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music” and at 82 became the oldest Academy Award winner in history, has died
Hal Holbrook, prolific actor who played Twain, dies at 95
Award-winning character actor Hal Holbrook who toured the world as Mark Twain in a one-man show and uttered the immortal advice “Follow the money” in the political thriller “All the President’s Men,” has died