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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 9th, 2016

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Martha Louise Mote Ferguson, age 89, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Saturday, July 9, 2016. Mrs. Ferguson was born on July 22, 1926 in Demorest, Georgia. She ...

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George Billy Smallwood, 62, Gainesville
 Mr. George Billy Smallwood, age 62 of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   & ...
Connie Lee Smith, 50, Flowery Branch
Connie Lee Smith, age 50 of Flowery Branch, passed away Saturday, July 09, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center - Braselton following an extended illness. Graveside services ...
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