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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Sep 13th, 2016

Banks

Fredrick “Fred” Eugene Garmon, age 58, of Gillsville, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at Northeast Georgia Medical Center on Friday, September 9, 2016 from ...

Dawson

Raymond Charles Newirth, Jr, 81, Dawsonville
Raymond Charles Newirth, Jr., age 81 of Dawsonville, GA passed away on September 13, 2016. Raymond was the son of the late Raymond C. and Eleanor Lawrence Newirth and was also p ...

Forsyth

Willie Leon Langley, 78, Cumming
Willie Leon Langley was born in Norcross, Gwinnett County, Georgia, on October 14, 1937 to Lillie Mae (Smith) and Willie Langley. He passed away on Tuesday morning, September 13, 2 ...

Habersham

Edith Davidson, 78, Alto
Edith Turner Davidson, age 78, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. Mrs. Davidson was born on February 10, 1938, in Habersham County, Georgia, to the la ...
Paul Glenn Murphy, 66, Cornelia
Paul Glenn Murphy, age 66 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on J ...

Hall

Sherrie Colborn, 66, Gainesville
Mrs. Sherrie Colborn, age 66, of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2016. She was born in Atlanta, GA and retired from Regions Bank where she worked as a Loan Of ...
Mrs.Candace Loraine Harris, age 57 was born May 31, 1959 in Clark County to Mrs. Mary Thomas Camp and the late Mr. Robert Stevens Sr. She departed this life after an extended illne ...
Travis Watts Honeycutt, 73, Gainesville
Travis Watts Honeycutt, age 73, Gainesville, GA, a lifelong chemical engineer, inventor and innovator, devoted husband, father and grandfather passed away on September 13, 2016. He ...
Jimmie Lou Smith Jones, 60, Gillsville
Mrs. Jimmie Lou Smith Jones, age 60 of Gillsville passed away on Tuesday September 13, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are ...
Joan Ruth Williams, 77, Gainesville
Mrs. Joan Ruth Williams, age 77, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2016. Private Services will be held by the family. Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 F ...

Jackson

Gwen Turner Brooks, 69, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Gwen Turner Brooks, age 69 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, September 13, 2016.  Mrs. Brooks was born in Jas ...

Other

Willie Jean Watson, 84, Canton. formerly of Cumming
Willie Jean Watson, age 84 of Canton, formerly of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. She was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church and enjoyed her Church. She was ...
  Our loving husband, dad and friend went to heaven today. John Charles “Jay” Wilkins, Sr., 68, of Pace, FL passed away on September 13, 2016.  Jay was bor ...

Stephens

Charles Michael Blackwell, 58, Eastanollee
Mr. Charles Michael Blackwell, age 58 of 2201 Ridgeland Road, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at his residence. A son of the late Charles Ernest and ...
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