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Local Obits for Mon. Sep 11th, 2017

Banks

Mrs. Barbara Ann Poole Jones, age 69, of Lula died Monday, September 11, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Jones was born in Commerce to the late, Fletcher and Ida Mae Massey Poole ...

Dawson

Oliver Brock, 82, Dawsonville
Oliver Brock, 82, of Dawsonville passed away Monday September 11, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born February 12, 1935 to the ...
Nancy Martin Eason, 67, Dawsonville
Nancy Martin Eason, 67, of Dawsonville, passed away Monday, September 11, 2017.  A native of Cumming, Nancy was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and active in the WMU. &n ...

Forsyth

Richard Lem Wintersteen of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017, at approximately 1:14 p.m. He was born in Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas on March 15, 1924. He was ...
David John Zimmer, 79, Cumming
David John Zimmer, 79 of Cumming, GA passed away on Monday September 11, 2017. The family will receive friends on Saturday September 16, 2017 from 10am to 11am at the McDonald a ...

Gwinnett

Patricia Garrett Frederick, age 68, of Buford, GA, died Tuesday, August 22, 2017 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 1:00 PM at ...
Robert Van Stanford, 87, Lilburn
  Robert Van Stanford, 87, of Lilburn, GA passed away peacefully on September 11, 2017.  Mr. Stanford was born in Atlanta, GA, the eldest of 4, to William and Celeste ...
Geoffrey D. Maddox, 45, Lawrenceville
Geoffrey D. Maddox, age 45, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. He was preceded in death by his mother, Juanita Maddox; and grandparents, J.C. and Will ...
James Wesley Wilson, 88, Buford
James Wesley Wilson, age 88, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017. He was preceded in death by his son, Randy Paul Wilson. He is survived by his sister, Ann W ...

Habersham

D.W. Armour, 74, Demorest
D.W. Armour, age 74 of Demorest, passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017. Born in Hall County, Georgia on December 31, 1942, he was a son of the late Dee and Vadie Thomas Armo ...
Irene Elizabeth Gibson, 96, Mt. Airy
Irene Elizabeth Gibson, age 96 of Mt. Airy, Georgia and Leesburg, Florida, passed away peacefully after a yearlong battle with cancer on Monday, September 11, 2017. Mrs. Gibson ...
Rev. Grover Garrison Murphy, age 82 of Alto, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at his residence. Born in Hall County, Georgia on April 27, 1935, he was a son of the late G ...
Donnie Seay, 59, Martin formerly of Demorest
Donnie Seay, age 59 of Martin, Georgia formerly of Demorest passed away on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 23, 2017 ...

Hall

Ronald Patrick Smith, 73, Clermont
Alexander Funeral Home announces that Ronald Patrick Smith, age 73, of Clermont, Georgia passed away on September 14, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete at this time but will be a ...

Lumpkin

Debra Ann Price Arden, 59, Dahlonega
Debra Ann Price Arden age 59 of Dahlonega passed away September 7, 2017. Debra loved to paint and “doodle”. Debra was a very talented artist and had most recently illus ...
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
'Saved by the Bell' star Dustin Diamond dies of cancer at 44
“Saved by the Bell” star Dustin Diamond died Monday after a three-week fight with cancer