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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 27th, 2013

Forsyth

Robert Leon McCann, 83, Cumming
Robert Leon McCann, age 83, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013. Bob loved flying and had logged over 19,000 hours. He enjoyed traveling, boating, sailing and the break ...

Gwinnett

Mr. Benjamin L. (Benny) Smith, age 67, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2013 after a two-year battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his mother, Jackie Smi ...
Benny Smith, 67, Buford
Mr. Benny Smith, age 67, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2013 after a two-year battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his mother, Jackie Smith Davis; and ...

Hall

Annie M. Addison, 90, Gainesville
Annie M. Addison, age 90 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013 at New Horizons Lanier Park.Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, July 29, 2013 at 3:30 pm in the ...
Anthony Poole, 43, Gainesville
Home Going Services for Mr. Anthony Poole age 43 of Gainesville, GA will be held Thursday, August 1, 2013, 1:00 pm at Saint Paul United Methodist Church, 705 Summit Street SE Gaine ...
Janice Purcell Gaddy, 59, Gainesville
Mrs. Janice Purcell Gaddy, 59, of Gainesville died Friday July 26, 2013 at her residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Janice was a graduate of Gainesville High School Class ...
Paul Earl "Corky" Kennedy, 69, Gainesville
Mr. Paul Earl "Corky" Kennedy, 69 of Gainesville died Saturday July 27, 2013 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. At the families request Mr. Kennedy will be cremat ...

Other

Gloria Patricia Evans, 79, Marietta
Gloria Patricia Evans retired Registered Nurse, Medical Assistant, Teacher age 79, died July 26th after a lengthy battle with lung cancer. Born in Canton, Mrs. Evans lived in Marie ...
Peggy Jean North, 80, Atlanta
Peggy Jean North, born July 6, 1933 in Enigma, Georgia, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse Floyd Summer and Li ...
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