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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 20th, 2016

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E. C. Prather, 78, Cumming
E. C. Prather, age 78, of Cumming, Ga, passed away on October 20, 2016. He was born in 1938, to the late Dewey and Grace Prather. E. C. was a great farmer and will always be rememb ...
Bernard Thomas "Tommy" Wood, age 71, of Cumming passed away Thursday, October 20, 2016.  Mr. Wood was a proud Vietnam Veteran of the U.S. Navy.  He is preceded ...

Habersham

Mack Couch, 89, Clarkesville
Mr. Mack Couch, age 89 of Clarkesville passed away October 20, 2016.  A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 4, 2016 at 1:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chap ...

Hall

Funeral Services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Saturday October 22, 2016 at Pine Grove Baptist Church for William Johnny Aikens Jr., age 66 of Lula. The body will lie-in-state from 1 ...
Joseph Brown “J.B.” Johnston, Jr., age 82, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, October 20, 2016. Mr. Johnston was born on November 3, 1933 in Fort Myers, FL to t ...
Mr. Marvin H. “Woody” Wood Jr. age 78 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday October 20, 2016 at Ashton Senior Living Center following an extended illness from Alzheime ...

Stephens

Mrs. Suzanne Smith Crowe passed away on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at her residence. Born in Rome, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Roy Carlton and Emily Sewell Smith. ...

White

Sharon Lee Burdick, 72, Sautee Nacoochee
With deepest regret, we announce the passing of Sharon Lee Burdick, 72, of Sautee-Nacoochee, GA on October 20, 2016.  A memorial service will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, October ...
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