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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 ...
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
Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87
Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC’s “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died
Actor Ed Asner, TV's blustery Lou Grant, dies at 91
Actor Ed Asner, the blustery but lovable Lou Grant in two successful television series, has died
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has died at the age of 80
Country singer Tom T. Hall dies; wrote ‘Harper Valley PTA’
Singer-songwriter Tom T
Former Hall County School Superintendent Doug Winters dies at 82
Dr. Douglas Harry Winters, a former superintendent for the Hall County School District, died Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the age of 82.