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Local Obits for Wed. May 10th, 2017

Forsyth

Betty Sue Smith Walls, 76, Cumming
Betty Sue Smith Walls, 76, of Cumming passed away after a brief illness Wednesday, May 10, 2017.  She is preceded in death by her husband, James Edmond (Doodle) Walls, her par ...

Gwinnett

Viorel Captiu, 79, Suwanee
Viorel Captiu, age 79, of Suwanee, GA, died Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. Teofil ...

Habersham

J.B. Freeman, 78, Cornelia
J.B. Freeman, age 78 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Born in White County, Georgia on January 29, 1939, he was a son of the late Charlie and Nellie Mae Pres ...

Hall

Jason Dwight McNeal, 43, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jason Dwight McNeal, age 43, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Oakes of Limestone. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 13, 2017 in the ...
Dickerson B. Hawkins, 82, Gillsville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday May 13, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Dickerson B. Hawkins, age 82 of Gillsville. The Rev. Marshall Dale will ...
Josefa Pla, 98, Gainesville
Josefa Pla, affectionately known as TaTa, when she was a young child a Catholic school nun changed her name to Josephine. She was born on July 20, 1918 in Key West, Florida to t ...

Jackson

Harry Lavelle Evans, 64, Commerce
  Mr. Harry Lavelle Evans, age 64 of Commerce died Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mr. Evans was born in Hattiesburg, MS to the late, Tul ...
James Bryce Satterfield, 84, Jefferson
Evans funeral home announces the death of Mr. James Bryce Satterfield, age 84 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, May 10, 2017.  Mr. Satterfield was born in ...
Michael Brian Pruitt, 45, Athens
Michael Brian Pruitt age 45 of Athens (Jackson County) passed away May 10, 2017 at his residence.                       &nbs ...

Stephens

Mr. Emory Harrison Williams, age 71 of 489 Currahee Circle, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at his residence. A son of the late Thomas E. and Grace Wilmot Williams, h ...
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