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Local Obits for Sat. Mar 25th, 2017

Forsyth

Stephen LeRoy Chase, 58, Cumming
Stephen LeRoy Chase, 58, of Cumming passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, Georg ...
Claudia "Lucille" Blankenship, 101, of Cumming, GA passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017.  She is preceded in death by her husband, C. Clyde Blankenship, Sr.; baby da ...
Billy Brooks, 90, Cumming
Billy Brooks, age 90, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017. He was a member of Cumming Baptist Church. Billy was an Army veteran who served in WWII in the Philippines a ...
Kenneth McDonald Raines, age 73, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017.   Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 28th at 4:00 pm at Ingram Funeral Home ...
Vida Dale Ruis, 65, Cumming
Vida Dale Ruis, age 65, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017. She attended War Hill Christian Center. Dale was preceded in death by her parents, Marcus and V. Z. Barret ...

Gwinnett

Journey Preston Gower, 94, Buford
Journey Preston Gower, age 94 of Buford, Georgia, died Saturday, March 25, 2017 after a brief illness.  Funeral service will be held Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Hami ...

Habersham

This phenomenal woman, Brenda T. Nicely, graced this world on the twenty-ninth day of December in the year nineteen hundred and fifty. She was truly the mother and friend to so man ...
Garnett William Yearwood, 79, Demorest
Garnett William Yearwood, age 79, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Mr. Yearwood was born on June 4, 1937, in Cornelia, Georgia; a son ...

Hall

Join the family in celebrating the life of a wonderful wife and mother. Winifred (Winkie) Natalie Forbes Boomershine was born in Atlanta on April 24, 1929. She passed away on Satur ...

Jackson

Maddalena G. Frontera, 84, Hoschton
Mrs. Maddalena G. Frontera, age 84, of Hoschton passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 after an extended battle with Alzheimer’s Diseaase. Prayer Services will be 11:00 a.m. ...
Barbara Linda Turner, 61, Hoschton
Barbara Linda Turner, age 61 of Hoschton, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 27, 2017 at 2:00pm in Lawson Funeral Home Chapel with ...

Lumpkin

Evelyn Lemley Rice, 85, Dawsonville
Mrs. Evelyn Lemley Rice, age 85, of Dawsonville, GA (Lumpkin County), passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 at her residence.   Evelyn was a native and lifelong resident ...

Other

Frances R Stuart of Gainesville, GA, born January 21, 1928 in Mammoth Springs, Arkansas, daughter of Laura and Holly Sheffield, passed away on March 25th, 2017. Frances is survi ...
Janie Marie Hill Watson, 61, Cape Coral, FL formerly of Toccoa
Mrs. Janie Marie Hill Watson, age 61 of Cape Coral, Florida and formerly of Toccoa passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Gulf Coast Hospital, Ft. Myers, Florida. A daughter of ...

Union

Jack C. Mott, 90, Cleveland
Jack C. Mott, age 90, died March 25th as the results of burns sustained February 24th while burning brush. Community members, especially colleagues Roger Williams and John Lumsden, ...

White

Betty Patton Hansen, 61, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Ms. Betty Patton Hansen, age 61 of Cleveland. Ms. Hansen passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017. Graveside services are sch ...
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