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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 13th, 2017

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Rena Adkins Shoemake, 86, Cumming
    Rena Adkins Shoemake, 86, of Cumming, GA, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 13th, 2017. Rena, also called Billy, passed away peacefully at her home ...

Gwinnett

Stephen LaCroix Merck, 64, Lawrenceville
Stephen LaCroix Merck, age 64, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Sunday, August 13, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly. He leaves behind friends, Karen and Ben S ...

Hall

Tom H. Jordan, M.D., 73, Gainesville
  Tom H. Jordan, M.D., age 73, of Gainesville, GA passed away August 13, 2017. He was born May 10, 1944, and was a graduate of Lyons High School, University of Georgia, ...
Mack Lamar Day, 73, Clermont
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, in Skitts Mountain Baptist Church for, Mack Lamar Day, 73, of Clermont.    Visitation will be T ...
Wynell Williamson, 102, Lula
Funeral services will be held Wednesday August 16, 2017 at 2:00 pm in the chapel of Ward’s Funeral Home for Wynell Williamson,102, of Lula.  The Rev.  John ...

Rabun

Netherland “Neb” Ray Speed, age 80, of Clayton, GA, passed away on August 13, 2017.   Neb was born the son of the late Marlor Calvin Speed Sr. and late Amand ...

White

Christopher Lee Collins, 23, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Christopher Lee Collins, age 24 of Cleveland. Chris passed away, Sunday, August 13, 2017. Graveside services are sc ...
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.