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Local Obits for Sun. Jan 29th, 2017

Banks

Donald Andrew McClure, age 75 of Lula, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at his residence. Born in Gillsville, Georgia on July 11, 1941, he was a son of the late Otis McCl ...

Forsyth

Frankland D. Boroughs, 83, Cumming
Frankland D. Boroughs, age 83, of Forsyth County, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017. Service will be held at a later date. Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, Ge ...
Gordon Kenneth (Ken) Lee, Jr. (Lt. Col. USA, Ret.), 80, died January 29, 2017 at Seasons Hospice in Cumming after several years of declining health.  He was prede ...
Allen Ray Thomas, 61, Cumming
Allen Ray Thomas, age 61, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017. He was a member of Hightower Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was pre ...
Sheila Gail Wheeler, 54, Cumming
Sheila Gail Wheeler, age 54, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Visitation for Mrs. Wheeler will be held Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at Ingram Funeral Hom ...

Habersham

Derric Shaun Adams, 32, Clarkesville
Derric Shaun Adams, age 32 of Clarkesville came into this world on August 15, 1984 and went to be with his Lord on January 29, 2017.  Derric was a loving son, brother, uncl ...
Ruth Yonkers Llornes, 98, Cornelia
Ruth Yonkers Llornes, age 98, of Cornelia, Georgia, formerly of Bronx, New York, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Mrs. Llornes was born on January 30, 1918 in Natchitoch ...
Ruth Yonkers L’lorens, 98, Cornelia
Ruth Yonkers L’lorens, age 98, of Cornelia, Georgia, formerly of Bronx, New York, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Mrs. L’lornes was born on January 30, 1918 ...
Louise Graham Oliver, 82, Cornelia
Louise Graham Oliver, age 82 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2016. Born in Jacksonville, Georgia on October 14, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Dave ...
Marvin Dewey Wade, Jr, 69, Demorest
  Marvin Dewey Wade, Jr. age 69 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on August 28, 1947, he was a son of the lat ...

Hall

Charles J. “Chuck” Bishop formerly of Tybee Island, Ga. passed away on January 29, 2017 at his daughter’s residence, Frances Wiley, in Gainesville, Ga. Chuck B ...
Evelyn Marie Myers, 77, Clermont
Funeral services will be held for, Evelyn Marie Myers age 77 of Clermont, Ga.  services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday February 1 ,2017 in the funeral home chapel. The Rev. ...

Jackson

Annie Grace Nix Phillips, 92, Jefferson
Annie Grace Nix Phillips age 92 of Jefferson passed away Sunday Jan. 29, 2017 at her residence.   Mrs. Phillips was born February 22, 1924 in Jackson County to the late Char ...

Towns

Iona Katherine Greenwald, 83, Young Harris
Iona Katherine Greenwald, 83,  of Young Harris, GA passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017. Iona was born in Forsyth County and lived in Alpharetta and Cumming before moving to Y ...
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