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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 6th, 2016

Dawson

Nolan Haygood, 76, Dawsonville
Nolan Haygood, 76, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday October 6, 2016 at his residence following a period of declining health. Mr. Haygood was born November 18, 1939 to the lat ...

Habersham

Frances Davidson, 89, Cornelia
Mrs. Frances Davidson age 89 of Cornelia passed at Habersham Home East on Thursday October 06, 2016 following an extended illness.  Funeral services are scheduled Thursday ...
Thomas “Tommy” Eugene Henderson, age 74 of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Born March 10, 1942 in Clayton Georgia he was a son of the late Clete ...
Ann Marshall Hicks, 86, Baldwin
Ann Marshall Hicks, age 86 of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Born on August 2, 1930 she was a daughter of the late Sam Hawkins and Edwina Davis Marshall. Mr ...

Hall

Jonathan Gantes, 28, Gainesville
            Mr. Jonathan Gantes age 28 of Gainesville, Ga passed away Thursday October 06, 2016.     & ...
John Martin Gaither, 96, Gainesville
John Martin Gaither, Col. USAF  (Retired), 96 of Gainesville died Thursday October 6, 2016 at his residence. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. ...
Robert Burl Graham, 82, Gainesville
Robert Burl Graham age 82 of Gainesville passed away on October 6, 2016.  He was the son of the late Gordon & Corine Villyard Graham and a member of Yellow Creek Baptist C ...
Harold D. Marchbanks, 67, Gainesville
       Mr. Harold D. Marchbanks age 67 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday October 06, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. F ...
Shigeo Taira, 84, Oakwood
Shigeo Taira age 84 of Oakwood passed away Thursday October 6, 2016. Complete arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville.
Shigeo Taira, 84, Oakwood
Mr. Shigeo Taira, 84,  of Oakwood died October 6, 2016. Arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home, 758 Main Street, Gainesville, Ga.

Jackson

Roy Mae Hayes, 80, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Roy Mae Hayes, age 80, of Pendergrass, Georgia, who passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Mrs. Hayes was the daughter to the late ...

Other

Mary DeMarco, 97, Canton, OH
Mary DeMarco, formerly of Canton, OH, passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016 in Suwanee, Georgia with her family and friends welcoming her to a much deserved eternal life. &nb ...
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