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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 19th, 2017

Dawson

Joyce “Granny” Foster began her eternal life on January 19, 2017. She leaves family and friends here that she dearly loved and went to meet family and friends that h ...

Forsyth

George R. Miller, 72, Cumming
George R. Miller, age 72 of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2017. Born in Chicago, IL on January 30, 1944, he was a son of the late Anthony and Mae Kiss Miller. Mr ...
Richard John Sands, 87, Cumming
  Richard John Sands, 87 of Cumming, GA, passed away on Wednesday January 19, 2017. He was born in Medford, MA on July, 13, 1929 to John Anthony Sands and Eva Dolores Sa ...

Habersham

Tori Paige Dodd, 22, Clarkesville
Tori Paige Dodd, age 22 of the Hollywood Community, Clarkesville, Georgia. Our beautiful, talented, and loving Tori Paige Dodd was born March 9, 1994 in Stephens County Hospit ...
Arthur Joseph Wade, 78, Cornelia
Arthur Joseph Wade, age 78 of Cornelia, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2017. Born in Habersham County on December 11, 1938, he was a son of the late Rever Wade and Maebelle T ...

Other

Joe Miller “Jim” Jones, 85 of Ringgold, GA, passed away peacefully on January 19, 2017. Jim was born on May 27, 1931 in Ohatchee, AL and departed this life at Northe ...

Stephens

Dustin Michael Hill, 18, Toccoa
Mr. Dustin Michael Hill, age 18 of 4304 Nub Garland Road, Toccoa passed away Friday, January 19, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. A son of Michael Hill an ...
Timothy Paul Pressley, 53, Toccoa
Timothy Paul Pressley   Mr. Timothy Paul Pressley age 53 of 4225 Prather Bridge Road, Toccoa passed away Thursday January 19, 2017 at his residence.   A son of the Pe ...

White

George Thomas Warwick, 63, Cleveland
George Thomas Warwick, age 63, of Cleveland passed away Thursday January 19, 2017. Mr. Warwick was born in White County the son of the late Oscar B. and Marie Brown Warwick. &nb ...
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