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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Feb 26th, 2017

Banks

Marjorie White Meeks, age 91, of Lula, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 26, 2017, following an extended illness. Ms. Meeks was born on July 13, 1925, in Sta ...

Habersham

Rev. Lester Haynes, 75, Baldwin
Rev. Lester Haynes, age 75, of Baldwin, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 26, 2017 following an extended illness. Rev. Haynes was born on October 5, 194 ...
Denzer Bill Taylor, 95, Clarkesville
Denzer Bill Taylor, age 95, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017.   Mr. Taylor was born on November 1, 1921, in Clarkesville, Georgia; a son ...

Hall

Floyd Napoleon Cole, 85, Gainesville
Floyd Napoleon Cole, 85 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2017. The family will receive friends on Thursday March 2, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm at the McDonald an ...
Jody Wylie Pollan, 69, Gainesville
The hand of GOD reached down and took an angel home. Jody Wylie Pollan (69) passed away on February 26th after a two year, spirited and courageous, battle fighting cancer. Jody ...

Stephens

Mrs. Mildred Rosa Williams Richie, age 92 of Toccoa passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late Dave and Pearl Williams, she was born A ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
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Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
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.