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Local Obits for Thu. Jun 30th, 2016

Dawson

Faye Jones, 82, Dawsonville
Faye Jones, 82, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday June 30, 2016 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a period of declining health. Born November 13, 1933 in Crabapple to th ...

Forsyth

Patricia Louise Newton, 79, Cumming
Patricia Louise Newton, age 79, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Thursday evening. Mrs. Newton was born in Marietta, GA. She was the daughter of D.B. and Ruby Braselton and the wife ...
Mark Williams, 62, Cumming
Mark Williams, age 62, of Cumming, GA, passed away on June 30, 2016. Mark was a member of Church Of The Good Shephard in Cumming. He is preceded in death by his parents, Bill and B ...

Hall

Mr. Jason Eli (J.E.) Garrett Jr., age 92, passed away on June 30, 2016. Mr. Garrett was born in Hall County on July 17, 1923. He was active in St. Paul United Methodist Church f ...
Lawson McKenzie "Mac" Graham, 74, Gainesville
Mac Graham died unexpectedly at Northeast Georgia Medical Center with the love of his life, Madge Filbey Graham, and his cherished sister, Patsy Leonard, by his side. Mac was bo ...
Elbert 'Bud' Hoffman, 81, Gainesville
Mr. Elbert “Bud” Hoffman, age 81, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, June 30, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center - Braselton, surrounded by his family.   ...
Larry Joe Payne, 79, Gainesville
Larry Joe Payne, 79, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family after a brief battle with brain cancer.  A lifelong resident of Hall County, Larry was the son of the late ...
Kelli Cain Pirkle, 46, Gainesville
Kelli Cain Pirkle,age 46 0f Gainesville Georgia . Loving wife, mother, daughter and sister died peacefully on June 30th surrounded by her family and friends after a cou ...

Jackson

Barbara Nanette Buchanan age 85 of Athens passed away Thursday June 30, 2016 at the Athens Regional Medical Center.   Miss Buchanan was born March 26, 1931 to the late Clyde ...

Stephens

Timothy Lewis Andrews, 51, Martin
Mr. Timothy Lewis Andrews. age 51 of 18179 Hwy 17, Martin, GA, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2016 at the St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital in Lavonia, GA. A son of Clarenc ...
Mr. Lovic Pierce “Bub” Greer Jr. age 97 of 141 Greer Lane, Toccoa passed away Friday June 30, 2016 at his residence.   A son of the late Lovic Pierce and Eva Gib ...
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