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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Aug 6th, 2018

Dawson

Carolyn S. Rast, 80, Dawsonville
Carolyn S. Rast, 80, of Dawsonville passed away Monday August 6, 2018 at her residence. Born December 15, 1937 in Madden, Mississippi to the late James T. and Lorilla Sanders, s ...
Lois Mary Willis, 94, Dawsonville
Lois Mary Willis, 94, of Dawsonville, Georgia passed away on peacefully at her residence on Monday, August 6, 2018.  She was born to the late William and Sally McKinney.  ...

Gwinnett

William R. Lord, Sr., 88, Suwanee
William R. Lord, Sr., age 88, of Suwanee, GA, passed away Monday, August 6, 2018. He was preceded in death by wife of fifty-seven years, Barbara Lord.  Mr. Lord is survived by ...

Hall

Jose De Paz Calderon, 54, Gainesville
Jose De Paz Calderon, 54, of Gainesville, GA passed away on August 4, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. The family will receive friends at Memorial Park Funeral Home on ...
George Robert Davenport, 61, Gainesville
George Robert Davenport, Jr., age 61, of Gainesville passed away on Monday, August 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Bob was born in Laurens, South Carolina on March ...
Beulah Roberts Evans, 100, Gainesville
Beulah Roberts Evans, 100, passed away August 6, 2018 at Bell Minor Nursing Home.  Mrs. Evans was born August 3, 1918 to Charley and Laura (Stephens) Roberts in Commerce, ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joseph Jurell “Peanut” Ruis, age 79 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, August 6, 2018.  Mr. Ruis was ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died