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Local Obits for Fri. Dec 8th, 2017

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Mary Laverne Martin, 93, Winder
Mrs. Mary Laverne Martin, 93, of Winder passed away Friday, December 8, 2017. Private interment will be held at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA. Memorial Park Funeral ...

Forsyth

The smartest man in the world has died.  Donald Craig Mullenax was born in the beautiful Allegheny Mountains in Arbovale, West Virginia in July of 1937 and died surrounded by ...

Gwinnett

LaRuth Cook, 68, Snellville
LaRuth Cook, age 68, of Snellville passed away Friday, December 8, 2017. She loved cooking shows and baking. She loved arts, crafts, her bible, quilting and she enjoyed being ...
Shirley Ann Kimbrough, 67, Buford
Shirley Ann Kimbrough, age 67, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, December 8, 2017. She is survived by her husband of fifty years, Tom Kimbrough, Buford, GA; children, Kasey K ...
Willie G. Williams, Sr., age 87, of Auburn, GA, died Friday, December 8, 2017. Mr. Williams has been cremated and no service is scheduled at this time. Willie was born in Appling, ...

Hall

Catherine Cosper Black, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Catherine Cosper Black, 86, of Gainesville passed away Friday, December 8, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tue ...

Jackson

Henry Guevara, 73, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Henry Guevara, age 73 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, December 8, 2017.  Mr. Guevara was born in Venezuela, a ...
Scottie Dale Pressley, 34, Nicholson
Scottie Dale Pressley age 34 of Nicholson passed away December 5, 2017.   Mr. Pressley was born on Feb. 21, 1983 in Chester, S.C. He worked in the construction industry. &n ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Victoria Margaret Walker Scott, age 51 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, December 8, 2017.  Mrs. Scott was bor ...

Lumpkin

Gregory Scott Dew, Dahlonega
“Death is but the next great adventure” JK Rowling Gregory Scott Dew began this adventure Friday, December 8th. Greg was a smiling face that never met a stranger and ...
Rev. Carlton Jones, 81, Dahlonega
Rev. Carlton Jones, ordained minister of the Baptist faith, age 81, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Friday, December 8, 2017 peacefully, surrounded by family, following an extended il ...

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Billy Cole Redd, 86, Canton
Billy Cole Redd, age 86, of Canton, GA, passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017. He was a member of Macedonia United Methodist Church in Alpharetta, GA. Billy was a man of great fait ...
Roger Rusk Martin, 83, Rayle
Roger Rusk Martin, age 83, of Rayle, GA, passed away on Thursday, December 21, 2017. He was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church in Milton, GA. He was preceded in death by his wife ...
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