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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Apr 25th, 2021


Ervin Vincent (Vince) Ingram, 72, Dawsonville
Ervin Vincent Ingram (Vince), a life-long resident of Dawsonville, Georgia, passed away peacefully at home on April 25, 2021 after a valiant battle with cancer, at the age of 72. ...


Donald Edward Morgan, 75, Cumming
Donald Edward Morgan, age 75, of Cumming, GA passed away April 25, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse & Evelyn Morgan and son, Brannon Morgan. He was a loving ...


Jane Juanita Pugh, 85, Sugar Hill
Jane Jaunita Pugh, age 85, of Sugar Hill, GA passed peacefully away, surrounded by family, on Saturday, April 24, 2021. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of thirty-on ...


David Marshall Hightower, 66, Braselton
Mr. David Marshall Hightower, 66, of Braselton, passed away Sunday, April 25, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. The family will receive friends at Memorial Park Funeral ...
Ranell Hall Sailors, 78, Flowery Branch
Ranell Hall Sailors passed away at her home on Sunday, April 25, 2021. She was an amazing wife to Jim and dedicated mother of her two sons- Richard and Stephen. Ranell was very ...
Carol Elizabeth Yox, 74, Gainesville
Carol Elizabeth Yox of Gainesville, GA  passed away peacefully Sunday, April 25, 2021. She was 74 years old and  enjoyed sailing, hiking, cooking, and sewing ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Gustave Andrew “Gus” Backelant, age 81, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, April 25, 2021. Mr. Backelant was born in ...


Charles Lee Bennett, 78, Royston
Mr. Charles Lee Bennett, 78, of Royston, passed away Sunday, April 25, 2021 in Jackson MS. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, 2021 in the Chapel of M ...


Kathy Anne (Hanley) Conner, of Hiawassee, GA, passed away peacefully in the early morning on April 25, 2021. Kathy lived to be 58 years of age.  She lived life well, living o ...
Disgraced children's TV entertainer Rolf Harris dies at 93
Rolf Harris, the veteran entertainer whose decades-long career as a family favorite on British and Australian television was shattered when he was convicted of sexual assaults on young girls, has died
Former Hall County State Court Solicitor, Jerry Rylee, dead at 79
A former solicitor with the State Court of Hall County, Jerry Rylee, passed away Wednesday at the age of 79.
Jerry Springer, politician turned TV ringmaster, dies at 79
Jerry Springer, the former Cincinnati mayor and news anchor whose namesake TV show unleashed strippers, homewreckers and skinheads to brawl and spew obscenities on weekday afternoons, has died
Charles Stanley, influential Baptist preacher, dies at 90
Charles Stanley, a prominent televangelist who once led the Southern Baptist Convention, died Tuesday at his home in Atlanta at age 90
Lynyrd Skynyrd founding member Gary Rossington dead at 71
Gary Rossington, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s last surviving original member who also helped write the classic “Sweet Home Alabama,” died Sunday at the age of 71
Tim McCarver, big league catcher and broadcaster, dies at 81
The famed broadcaster and former St. Louis Cardinals star Tim McCarver has died
'Laverne & Shirley' actor Cindy Williams dies at 75
Cindy Williams, who played Shirley opposite Penny Marshall’s Laverne on the popular sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died
Robbie Knievel, daredevil son of Evel Knievel, dies at 60
Robbie Knievel, an American stunt motorcycle performer and son of thrill-seeking father Evel Knievel, has died