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Local Obits for Sat. Aug 13th, 2016

Forsyth

James Hallfred (Hoy) Williams, 101, of Cumming, GA died on August 13, 2016. Born in Atlanta, GA he was the son of the late James and Maggie Williams.  Living in the West En ...

Gwinnett

Dorothy Saggus Ballew, 87, Buford
Dorothy Saggus Ballew of Buford, GA passed away August 13, 2016.  She was the wife of Thomas M. Ballew and daughter of the late Marshall Oliver and Grace Saggus of Atlanta.&nb ...

Habersham

Dorothy Loudermilk Lathan, 87, Clarkesville
Dorothy Loudermilk Lathan, age 87 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 13, 2016 following an extended illness. Born in Habersham County, Ge ...
Dock Lawrence, 68, Alto
Dock Lawrence, age 68 of the Hollingsworth Community in Alto, passed away Saturday, August 13, 2016. Born in Baldwin, Georgia on June 7, 1948, he was a son of the late James Bus ...

Hall

Marvin T Tabor, 71, Gainesville
Marvin T Tabor, Jr. was born July 21, 1945, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Captain Marvin T. Tabor, Sr., US Air Force and Betty Jane Tabor. His struggle with ALS ended on August 13, ...

Jackson

Rev. Tom Early Watson, 52, Nicholson
Services for Rev. Tom Early Watson age 52 of Nicholson will be held Monday at 3 PM at Baptist Tabernacle Church, Nicholson. 

White

William E. Mooney, 90, Cleveland
William E. Mooney age 90, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, August 13, 2016.  Mr. Mooney was born in Chester, Pennsylvania the son of the late George and Dorothy Esrey Mo ...
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