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Local Obits for Thu. May 25th, 2017

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Francise Kertesz, 65, Winder
Francise Kertesz, age 65, of Winder passed away Thursday May 25, 2017.  Francise loved working on electronics.  Survivors include his wife of 44 years Julie Kertesz; daug ...

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Robert Clark, Cumming
Robert Clark, of Cumming, GA, left us to be with his Lord and Savior on May 25, 2017. He was born in Beacon, NY and was the son of Cyrus and Ella Clark who predeceased him. Robe ...

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Porfidia Teresa Carrasquero, age 55, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017. She is survived by her of fourteen years, Marcial Carrasquero, Buford, GA; children, Pedro Ma ...
Lois Wilson Rogers, 92, Lawrenceville
Lois Wilson Rogers, age 92, of Lawrenceville, Ga., died Thursday, May 25, 2017.    Graveside service will be Saturday, June 17, 2017, at 11 am in Forest Lawn Cemete ...

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Mae Carolyn Bruce Cleveland, 67, Temple formerly of Braselton
Mrs. Mae Carolyn Bruce Cleveland, age 67, of Temple originally of Braselton passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017 at West Georgia Hospice, surrounded by her family. Funeral Service ...
Mrs. Silvia Gabriela Escalante-Garcia, age 39 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.   Fun ...
Hazel Darnell Ledford, Gainesville
Hazel Darnell Ledford, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017. Hazel was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Grace Darnell; sister, Jean Brewer; and grandd ...

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Sharon Deloris Sexton Shope, 71, Mountain City
Sharon Deloris Sexton Shope, age, 71, of Mountain City, Ga., passed away May 25, 2017, at Chatuge Regional Hospital. She was born May 9, 1946 the daughter of the late Earl and Para ...
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