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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 17th, 2016

Forsyth

Kenneth Merlin Day, 62, Cumming
Kenneth Merlin Day, age 62 of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 from lung/bone cancer, and was surrounded by his loving family. He was a loving Husband, Father and ...
Weldon Tallant, 68, Cumming
Weldon Tallant, age 68 of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, August 17, 2016. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. Weldon was a poultry farmer, owned and operated Tallant& ...

Habersham

Stella S. Thompson, 94, Cornelia
Stella S. Thompson age 94 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 following an extended illness. Born in Habersham County on November 23, 1921, she was a ...

Hall

Willie Fay Carder, 91, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday August 20, 2016 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Willie Fay Carder, age 91 of Gainesville. The Rev. Mike Grizzle and Rev. ...

Other

Felicia Ann Bradshaw Moon, age 35, of Bogart, passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2016.  Felicia was a member of Faith Harbor Baptist Church in Auburn.  Survivors include h ...
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