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Local Obits for Mon. Jan 9th, 2017

Forsyth

Doris M. Bryant, 91, Cumming
Doris M. Bryant, age 91, of Cumming, GA passed away on Jan. 9th, 2017 after a valiant battle with cancer. Doris was born December 16, 1925 to Ed and Alice Greiner of Frui ...

Gwinnett

Lance D. Barnes, 51, Peoria, IL, formerly Gwinnett County
Lance D. Barnes, age 51 of Peoria, IL and formerly of Gwinnett County died suddenly on Friday, December 30, 2016. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 2:00 P ...

Habersham

Janet Elizabeth Anderson, 70, Mt. Airy
Janet Elizabeth Anderson, age 70, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Sunday, January 8, 2017.   Mrs. Anderson was born on March 18 ...
Ann Sutton Hill, 67, Demorest
Ann Sutton Hill, age 67, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017, following an extended illness. Mrs. Hill was born on October 1, 1949, in Atlanta, Georgia. ...
Patsy Nell Higgins Ordner, age 87, of Alto, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 9, 2017 following a sudden illness. Mrs. Ordner was born on January 30, 1929 in B ...
James "Jim" Douglas Owens, 77, Clarkesville
James "Jim" Douglas Owens, age 77 of Clarkesville passed away Monday, January 9, 2017.  Memorial services will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 1:00 P ...

Hall

James ( Doc) Couch, 86, Clermont
Funeral services are scheduled for, James ( Doc) Couch age 86 of Clermont, Ga.  Services will be at 2:00 pm  Wednesday in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Les Ful ...
Gregory Keith Chapman, 58, Gainesville
Gregory Keith Chapman, age 58, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, January 9, 2017.   He was a lifelong resident of Hall County, and the son of the late Joe Thomas an ...
Robert Hulon Green, 78, Gainesville
We sorrowfully announce that Robert H. Green, 78, of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Mr. Green was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, teacher and coach at se ...
Joan Seagraves Hernandez, 66, Gainesville
Joan Seagraves Hernandez age 66 of Gainesville passed away Monday Jan. 9, 2017 at her residence.   Ms. Hernandez was born July 19, 1950 to the late William Carlton & ...
Mr. Alton Harold "Bip" Scott, Jr., 79, of Gainesville passed away Monday January 9, 2017 following an extended illness. A graduate of Brown High School class of 1955, Mr ...
June E. Strong, 85, Gainesville
June E. Strong age 85 of Gainesville passed away January 9, 2017. Complete arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville.

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Douglas Franklin “Frank” Murphy, age 73, of Pendergrass, who passed away on Monday, January 9, 2017. Mr. Murphy was born i ...
Hoyt Dock Harkins, 85, Braselton
Hoyt Dock Harkins, age 85, of Braselton passed away Monday, January 9, 2017.  Hoyt has lived in the area for 50 years.  He loved to fish and hunt.  Survivors include ...

Lumpkin

Scott Alan Crumley, 46, Dahlonega
Mr. Scott Alan Crumley, 46, of Dahlonega, passed away on January 9, 2017. Memorial services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, January 13, 2017 in the Chapel of Memorial Park ...

Stephens

Thomas Joel Edwards, 45, Toccoa
Thomas Joel Edwards (Tommy), 45, of Toccoa Georgia died unexpectedly Monday January 9th, 2017 in Toccoa. A son of Gayle Anderson Edwards and the late Tom Edwards, he was born Se ...
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