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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jul 21st, 2016

Habersham

Ernestine “Tina” Foster Harvill passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 7, 2016, after a long battle with cancer. Tina was born in Baldwin, Georgia on August 24, 19 ...
O. B. Johnson, Jr, 79, Flowery Branch
Mr. O. B. Johnson, Jr., age 79, of Alto, formerly of Flowery Branch, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., ...

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Felicia Jackson Burns, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Felicia Jackson Burns passed away peacefully on July 21, 2016 surrounded by her loving family.  Born March 16, 1927 in Gainesville, Georgia, she was the daughter of the l ...
Elaine Jackson, 63, Murrayville
Elaine Jackson, age 63, of Murrayville, GA passed away on July 21, 2016. Elaine was daughter of the late Herschel Scott and Betty Armstrong.  She was also preceded in death ...
Delma Martin "Del" Scott, 90, Gainesville
Mrs. Delma Martin “Del” Scott, age 90, passed away peacefully on July 21, 2016, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.        Born A ...
William Lloyd Sutton, 69, Gainesville
Mr. William Lloyd Sutton age 69 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday July 21, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday ...

Jackson

Evelyn Rylee Sims, 85, Maysville
Evelyn Rylee Sims, age 85 of Maysville, GA passed away Thursday July 21, 2016.   Mrs. Sims was the daughter of the late Paul W. and Nettie Hill Rylee. She retired from B ...

Stephens

Pauline Thacker Littleton, 78, Eastanollee
Mrs. Pauline Thacker Littleton age 78 of 2580 Ridgeland Road, Eastanollee passed away Thursday July 21, 2016 at her residence. A daughter of the late Roy T. and Myrtle Standrid ...
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