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Local Obits for Sun. Oct 7th, 2018

Dawson

Sharon McKinzie Waldrip, 39, Dawsonville
Sharon McKinzie Waldrip, 39 of Dawsonville, GA passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA.  She was a loving moth ...
Jimmie Ann Hall Chester, 80, Dawsonville
Jimmie Ann Hall Chester, 80, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday October 6, 2018 following a period of declining health. Born April 21, 1938 to the late Will and Isabel Hall, sh ...

Forsyth

Tim "Timmydidit" McDonald, age 65, of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, October 5, 2018. He was born in 1953, to the late Howard and Maggie McDonald. Tim worked as a carpe ...

Gwinnett

Weldon O. Samples, 88, Buford
Mr. Weldon O. Samples, age 88, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, October 7, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty years, Jackie Beshers Samples; parents, Otis and All ...
Tommy Croy, 66, Sugar Hill
Tommy Croy, age 66, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Dollar Croy; and parents, Hymon O. Croy and Florine Sweat ...

Habersham

Emory Vance Morris Jr., 92, Mt. Airy
Emory Vance Morris, Jr., age 92, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 6, 2018. Mr. Morris was born on October 19, 1925, in Habersham County, ...

Hall

Bennie “Pete” Ray Nash, 89 of Lula passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2018. Funeral services are scheduled to be Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Memorial Park Funeral ...
Bess Sheppard Poole, 94, Gainesville
Bess Sheppard Poole passed away on October 7, 2018 at the age of 94. She was born on June 4, 1924 to the late Arthur and Florine Sheppard. She spent her growing up years in Wayn ...
Martha Rose Morris, 88, Lula
Martha Rose Morris, age 88 of Lula, GA passed away Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018.   She was born on Dec. 2, 1929 in Gillsville, GA, she was the daughter of the late Elbert Lee an ...
Stella Ann Smith, 70, Clermont
Mrs. Stella Ann Smith, age 70, of Clermont, Georgia passed away on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral Services ...
Lynda Truluck Stewart, 78, Gainesville
"Lynda" Anne Truluck Stewart passed away Sunday evening, October 7, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Her son, daughter and granddaughter were with he ...

Jackson

Larry Clay Baxter, 71, Commerce
Mr. Larry Clay Baxter, age 71, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Baxter was born in Commerce to the late Joe Brown ...
Brenda Skelton Franklin, 66, Jefferson
Brenda Skelton Franklin, age 66, of Jefferson, GA passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2018. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Lamar and Jennifer Johnson, Jefferson, GA; ...

Lumpkin

Robert Louis "Bob" Carder, 84, Dahlonega
Mr. Robert Louis 'Bob" Carder, age 84 of Dahlonega, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2018.  Mr. Carder was born June 15, 1934 in Lithonia, GA but had lived most of ...
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.