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Local Obits for Tue. Nov 29th, 2016

Forsyth

 Virginia Vickers Elsner born September 9, 1922 passed away peacefully at her home on November 29, 2016. She is survived by her daughter Robyn Elsner Gilewski, son-in-law Denn ...

Gwinnett

Henry Mitchell Taylor, Jr., age 76 of Buford, GA, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016.  Funeral Service will be held Friday, December 2, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill ...

Habersham

Soubanh Tenakoun, 53, Cornelia
Soubanh Tenakoun, age 53, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Mr. Tenakoun was born on December 12, 1962, in Vientiane, Laos, to the late Chanh and ...

Hall

Dorothy (Dot) Wynelle Harper, 91, died Nov. 29 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Born in Helen Ga., Dot and her family moved to Chicopee shortly aft ...
Alma Turner Key, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Alma Turner Key, passed away November 29, 2016 after a brief illness at the age of 88. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 in the chapel ...
Robert Lorenzo Pendleton, 70, Gainesville
       Mr. Robert Lorenzo Pendleton, age 70 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following ...
John N. Richardson Jr, 83, Gainesville
John N. Richardson Jr., age 83 of Gainesville, passed away on November 29, 2016.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday December 2, 2016 at First Presbyterian Chur ...
Cody Michael Roper, 26, Lula
    Mr. Cody Michael Roper, age 26 of Lula, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center after battling cancer for over a year.&n ...

Jackson

Jonathan “John” Conrad Bishop, age 32 of Commerce, GA passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2016.   John was an amazing husband and father. He was so loving, car ...
Ruth Kent Underwood left this earth to meet her Lord and Savior on November 23, 2016 after 90 years of a life filled with love of her family, her church, and her schoolchildren. &n ...

Rabun

Carol Upchurch, 70, Clayton
Carol Upchurch, age 70, of Clayton, Ga., passed away peacefully at her residence Tuesday November 29, 2016. She was born November 1, 1946 the daughter of the late William E. Sulliv ...
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