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Local Obits for Wed. Nov 8th, 2017

Dawson

Sarah Elizabeth Grove, 95, Dawsonville
Sarah Elizabeth Grove, 95, of Dawsonville, Georgia passed away Wednesday November 8, 2017 at North Georgia Assisted Living. Born January 5, 1922 in Calhoun, Illinois to the late ...

Hall

Scott William Sheidy, 63 of Lula passed away Wednesday November 8, 2017 at his residence. Scott is survived by his wife, Barbara Sheidy; Daughter and son-in-law- Amanda and Dr ...

Lumpkin

Elizabeth “Bettie” Ross passed away November 8, 2017 in Gainesville, GA. Mrs. Ross was born in Atlanta, GA to Alexander (Alex) and Roxa Edmonds Walker Vallance in 19 ...

Other

John “Tom” Williams, Jr, 89, Carnesville
Mr. John “Tom” Williams, Jr., age 89, of Carnesville, GA died Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Kindred Hospice of Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Willi ...

White

Mrs. Nancy Ethel "Mamo" Bristol, age 98 of Sautee, passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Mrs. Bristol was born on October 12, 1919, in Habersham County, to the la ...
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