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Local Obits for Fri. Jan 29th, 2016

Dawson

Billie R. Singleton, 84, Dawsonville
Billie R. Singleton, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Friday January 29, 2016 at North Georgia Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born August 30, 1931 in Fors ...

Forsyth

Edwin Garner, 81, Cumming
Edwin Garner, age 81 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. Edwin was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was ...
Rev. Herbert Clifton Youngblood, age 97, of Cumming, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, January 29th, 2016. He was born and raised in Forsyth County to the late He ...

Hall

Craig David Minnix, 52, Gainesville
Craig David Minnix, age 52, of Gainesville, passed away Friday, January 29th, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. On October 13, 1963 Craig was bor ...
William Lovely, 83, Gainesville
               William Lovely, age 83 of Gainesville, passed away Friday, January 29, 2016 at his residence. ...
Beatrice Long Stowers, 88, Clermont
Beatrice Long Stowers of Clermont, Georgia passed away January 29, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center of an extended illness. Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Sunday, ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Shanna Elizabeth Stafford Van Buren, age 55, of Dahlonega passed away peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, January 27, 2016 following an extended illness. Mrs. Van Buren ...

Other

Mary Jane Skinner McCraney passed away peacefully at Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, GA surrounded by family on Friday, January 29th, 2016. Mary Jane was born in Brooklyn, NY, but ...

Stephens

Barbara Moore Carter, 60, Toccoa
Mrs. Barbara Moore Carter age 60 of 852 Martin Drive passed away Friday January 29, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A daughter of the late Willie and Faye Po ...
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