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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Feb 22nd, 2017

Dawson

Jeanette Nollenberger, 83, Dawsonville
Jeanette Nollenberger, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday February 22, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born December 5, 19 ...
Cecil Padgett, 86, Dawsonville
Cecil Padgett, 86, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday February 22, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Born May 11, 1930 to the late Roy an ...

Forsyth

Mildred Eugenia Carroll, 92 of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully, enjoying her view of Lake Lanier on Tuesday, February 22, 2017. She was born on January 7, 1925 in Charlotte, ...
Melanie Denise Allen, 50, Cumming
Melanie Denise Allen, 50 of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday February 22, 2017. She was born on September 17, 1966 in Cumming, GA the daughter of Eldridge Hughes and Wansley ...

Gwinnett

Weston Gray Frost, 55, Suwanee
Weston Gray Frost, 55, passed away February 22, 2017, in Suwanee , Georgia, following a two year cancer illness. Gray was born in El Paso, Texas, June 19, 1961, and attended Ysleta ...

Habersham

Peggy Cawthon Vinson, age 82 of Alto, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at her residence. Born in Fulton County on Ocotber 26, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Will ...
Diane Beck Witherspoon, 65, Mt. Airy
Diane Beck Witherspoon, age 65 of Mt. Airy, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Born in Habersham County on April 21, 1951, ...
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Patricia Diane Witherspoon, age 65, of Mount Airy, went home to be with Jesus on Wednesday February 22, 2017. A ...

Hall

Maria D. Navarro, 69, Gainesville
Maria D. Navarro, 69, of Gainesville died February 21, 2017. Funeral services Friday, February 24, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel, Gainesville, Georgia.
Kathleen Kemp Smith, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Kathleen Kemp Smith, 89, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.     &nbs ...

White

Richard Miller Kelley, 76, Cleveland, formerly of Toccoa
Richard Miller Kelley, age 76 of Cleveland, Georgia, formerly of Toccoa, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at his residence following an extended illness. Richar ...
Horace Gordon McCune, 71, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Horace Gordon McCune Jr, age 71 of Gainesville. Mr. McCune passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017. He was born i ...
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