Local Obits for Sun. May 8th, 2016
Margit "Maggie" Swafford, age 69, of Cumming passed away Sunday, May 8, 2016. Maggie was a generous, loving and caring person who was always thinking of others.&nbs ...
Dewey Anderson, age 80, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, May 8, 2016. Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.
Mr. Mark Frier, 50, of Gainesville, passed away on May 8, 2016
Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., Gainesville, Ga. 30501 is in cha ...
Mrs. Patsy Ann Herrington, age 78 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following ...
William L. Norton, Jr. retired Bankruptcy Judge and noted author, died on Sunday, May 8, 2016 while a resident at The Holbrook, Gainesville, GA. He was the son of t ...
Richard Evans “Dickie” Philyaw, age 70, formerly of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2016 in Hiram, Georgia.
Funeral services will be held for Larry Roberts 74 of Gillsville at 2:00pm Tuesday May 10, 2016 at Gillsville Baptist Church with the Rev. Shannon Rhodes to officiate with Intermen ...
Marilyn Kay Shelton, 61 of Gainesville passed away Sunday May 8, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Mrs. Shelton was born March 20, 1955 in Gainesville to ...
Dorothy Wright, age 71 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at her residence.
Mrs. Wright was born on August 10, 1944, in Jefferson, Georgia, to the late Colu ...
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.
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