Local Obits for Fri. Oct 23rd, 2015
"A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind and touches a heart."
Emilie Virginia Martin, 71, of Dawsonville passed away Friday October 23, 2015 at her residence f ...
Michael Lee Everett, 64, a resident of Forsyth County since 1985. He was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church and worked as a routeman for Coca-Cola for over 30 years. Michael&rsq ...
Col. Donald Waldo Mishler, born January 18, 1922 in McPherson KS, passed away October 23,2015 in Cumming, GA. He and his wife, Phyllis, moved there from Austin, TX. two years ago t ...
Mr. Rodney “Rod” Ray Horrocks, age 57, of Sugar Hill passed away Friday, October 23, 2015 at his residence, with family.
Memorial Mass will be 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oc ...
Mr. Roderick Horacio (Ricky) Carruth, Sr., 54, of Gainesville, Georgia passed October 23, 2015. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 1:00 pm., at Greater ...
Katherine Ruby Brewer Cooper, age 86 of Gainesville, passed away Friday, October 23, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.
Funeral services are ...
Clarence W. Croy, 75, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, October 23, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Jane Neff Hulsey passed away peacefully on October 23, 2015. She was born in Gadsden, Alabama on January 23, 1926, where she attended elementary and high school. Jane was predece ...
Melrose C Monroe, age 96 of Gainesville passed away Friday October 23, 2015. Complete arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville.
Willilam N. " Buddy " Harber 82 of Commerce passed away Friday Oct. 23,2015 at his residence. He was the son of the late James Jasper and Drucilla McCoy Harber. Mr. Harbe ...
George Ervin Sanders, age 62 of Jefferson, GA passed away Friday October 23, 2015.
Mr. Sanders was the son of George Thomas Sanders of Jefferson and the late Shirley Ann B ...
Kenneth Woodrow Pruitt, age 75, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Friday, October 23, 2015 at Northeast GA Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.
Kenneth was a native and lifel ...
Dale L. Watkins, 65, of Tiger, GA, passed away at Mountain Lakes Medical Center, Friday, October 23, 2015.
He was born in Rabun County and was the son of the late Mild ...
Mr. Timothy “T-Bone” Andrew Pless age 24 of 41 Lakeview Trail, Martin passed away Friday October 23, 2015 at his residence.
A son of Teresa Cingel Pless and th ...
Mary Elizabeth Bertone, age 101 of Cleveland passed away on Friday, October 23, 2015.
Mary Elizabeth (DeVito) Bertone is th ...
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.
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