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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 17th, 2018

Dawson

Dwight Townley, 60, Oxford, Ga.
Dwight Townley of Oxford, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at the age of 60. Whether at his job or working on the farm, Dwight took pride in being a hard worker. In 2012, t ...

Forsyth

Robert Albritton, 60, Cumming
Robert Albritton, age 60, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Mr. Albritton is survived by son Travis Albritton; granddaughter Alana; Vincie Albritton; ...

Habersham

Eula Lee Maney Mann, 72, Demorest
  Eula Lee Maney Mann, age 72 of Demorest, passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on February 7, 1946, she was a daughter of the la ...

Hall

William “Ryan” Watson, 27, Gainesville
William “Ryan” Watson, age 27, of Gainesville, GA ran into Jesus’ arms surrounded by his parents, Kevin and Louise Watson, family and friends at NEGMC suddenly of ...
Tracy Earnhart, 47, Gainesville
Tracy Earnhart, 47, Gainesville went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday October 17, 2018.  Tracy was a member of Riverbend Baptist Church in Gainesv ...

Lumpkin

Austin Mark Burke, 20, Dahlonega
Austin Mark Burke, 20, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday October 17, 2018. Austin was born January 5, 1998.  A native of Sautee, GA, he had lived in Lumpkin County fo ...

Stephens

Mr. Donald William Holbrooks, age 83 of Davis Avenue, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Thomas Billy Holb ...

White

Penelope “Penny” Eckenboy, 77, Sautee Nacoochee
Penelope “Penny” Eckenboy, age 77 of Sautee Nacoochee, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Mrs. Eckenboy was born September 2, 1941 in Chicago, IL to the late R ...
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.