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Local Obits for Tue. Nov 21st, 2017

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Billy M. Bottoms, 61, Cumming
Billy M. Bottoms, 61, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Billy was a member of Cumming Second Baptist Church and was saved as a 10 year old boy at Mount Tabor Bapti ...

Habersham

Coleman Allen, Cornelia
Coleman Allen passed away on November 21, 2017 following an extended illness. He is survived by his son and Drew and daughter-in-law Amber and his grandchildren, Penelope Jane a ...

Hall

  John Robert "Bob" Wofford Jr., 75, of Gainesville passed away on November 21, 2017.    He was born in Memphis, TN on November 4, 1942, to the la ...

Jackson

Nancy Richey Sims Stancil, age 82, of Commerce, GA passed away Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017.   Born on Sept. 10, 1935 in Commerce, GA, she was the daughter of the late Richey ...

Stephens

Dwaine Youngblood, 91, Toccoa
Mr. Dwaine Youngblood, age 91 of 283 Easy Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Frank and Vio ...
Jimmy Milton Cason, 70, Eastanollee
  Mr. Jimmy Milton Cason, age 70 went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.   A son of the late Foy Milton and Agnes Biggs Cason, he was born ...
Mr. William Albert Cordell, age 72, of Bobby Street in Toccoa passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Landmark Hospital located in Athens, Georgia. He was born February 3 ...

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Laurie Leigh Shelnut, 61, Cleveland
Mrs. Laurie Leigh Shelnut, age 61, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Laurie was born in Hall County to the late Kenneth and Vivian Davenport Chambers. She wa ...
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
'Saved by the Bell' star Dustin Diamond dies of cancer at 44
“Saved by the Bell” star Dustin Diamond died Monday after a three-week fight with cancer