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Local Obits for Sun. Jul 19th, 2015

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Charlene Grissom, 62, Cumming
Charlene Grissom, 62, of Cumming, passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015. She was an active member of Blessed Hope Baptist Church in Free Home, GA. She is preceded in death by her pa ...
James Howard Camp, 87, Cumming
James Howard Camp, age 87 of Cumming, passed away peacefully on Sunday July 19, 2015. He was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his wife, Betty C ...
Joan Garrett Thompson, 80, Cumming
Joan Garrett Thompson, age 80, of Cumming passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015.  She was a loving and dedicated wife and mother.   Survivors include her husband of 62 ...

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Janyce A. Blankenship, 76, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Janyce A. Blankenship, age 76, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015, at Willowwood Nursing Center.   Memorial Mass will be 2:30 p.m., Thursday, July ...
“Vennie” Lou Graham, 97, Gainesville
“Vennie” Lou Graham, 97, of Gainesville, GA. passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Born on October 21, 1917, in Dahlone ...
Lawrence Howard, 65, Gainesville
Lawrence Howard, age 65 of Gainesville Georgia passed away on Sunday July 19th 2015. Funeral services will be held on Saturday @ 10:30am St. Paul United Methodist church.  Pro ...
Marsha Lee Belle Gage, 67, Gainesville
Marsha Lee Belle Gage, 67, of Gainesville passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Services will be held at a late ...

Jackson

Minor E. Davidson, 87, Maysville
Mr. Minor E. Davidson, age 87 of Maysville died Sunday, July 19, 2015 at his residence.  Mr. Davidson was born in Atlanta to the late, William Andrew Minor Jackson Davidson an ...

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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. John David Crimmins Jr., age 65 of Athens, who passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015. Mr. Crimmins was born in Falls Church, Virginia, ...

Stephens

Mark Isaac Cathey, 53, Martin
Funeral services for Mark Isaac Cathey, age 53, of Martin will be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Interment will follow the s ...

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Wanda Mearl Sisum, 49, Cleveland
Wanda Mearl Sisum, age 49 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at her residence.   Ms. Sisum was born on August 4, 1965, in Gainesville, Georgia to Willie Mae ...
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