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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Apr 20th, 2021

Banks

William Swayne Jordan, age 72 of Homer, GA passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at his residence.   Born on Jan. 27, 1949 in Commerce, GA, Mr. Jordan was the son of Ma ...

Gwinnett

William “Bill” Simmons, age 97, of Hoschton, GA, formerly of Concord, NC, passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. He was preceded in death by his wife of seventy-six ye ...
Lonnie Lee Harrison, 75, Buford
Lonnie Lee Harrison, age 75, of Buford, GA passed away April 20, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 33 years, Peggy Green Harrison, parents, John W. Harrison and E ...

Hall

Ernest W. Couch, 90, Lula
Mr. Ernest W. Couch, 90, of Lula, GA passed away on April 3, 2021. Mr. Couch was born July 21, 1930 in Hall County, GA to the late Esbon K. and Josephine Grindle Couch. In ad ...

Jackson

Lois Smith Looney, 89, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lois Smith Looney, age 89, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Mrs. Looney was born in the Apple Valley Communi ...
Wanda Lou Burriss Parker, 74, Commerce
Wanda Lou Burriss Parker, age 74, of Commerce, GA  passed away April 20, 2021.  She is survived by her daughter, Edna Ann (Paul) Cheek, Commerce, GA;  grandchildren, ...

Lumpkin

Twin brothers, Hayden James Roper and Payton Michael Roper,of Dahlonega were born into the Kingdom of Heaven on April 20, 2021. Although their time was short, the impact they made ...

Stephens

Elijah Harold Holbrooks, 81, Eastanollee
Mr. Elijah Harold Holbrooks, age 81 of Turner Road, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late McKinley and Laura Hudson Holbrooks, he w ...

White

Milton O'Neal Ward, 89, Cleveland
Mr. Milton O’Neal Ward, age 89, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Mr. Ward was born in Habersham County to the late Milton and Minnie Hubbard Ward.  ...
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.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.