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Local Obits for Thu. Nov 29th, 2018

Banks

Paul Newton Garner, 90, Alto
Paul Newton Garner, age 90 of Alto, passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2018. Born in Canton, Georgia on March 26, 1928, he was a son of the late George Thomas Garner and Nora ...

Forsyth

Mattie Sue Barnes, 86, Cumming
Mattie Sue Barnes, age 86, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2018. She was born in 1932, to the late Roy and Leola Hay. In addition to her parents, she is prece ...

Habersham

Flossie Skelton Black, 100, Demorest
Flossie Skelton Black, age 100, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 29, 2018. Mrs. Black was born on May 13, 1918, in Demorest, Georgia, to the ...
Danny Raye Pickens, 71, Clarkesville
  Memorial services for Danny Raye Pickens, age 71 of Clarkesville will be held at 2:30 PM, Sunday, December 2, 2018 at Clarkesville United Methodist Church with Rev. Jan D ...

Hall

Mr. Leonard Thomas Herring, Jr., age 84, of Oakwood passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Gold City Health and Rehab, in the arms of his wife, Dian. Funeral Services will b ...
Cecil E. Murphy, 75, Gainesville
Cecil E. Murphy age 75 passed away on Nov.29,2018 at his residence following an extended illness.   Memorial Services are scheduled for Saturday December 8 ,2018 at 2:00 ...

White

Nicole Parker, 40, Cleveland
Nicole Parker, age 40 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018. Ms. Parker was born August 17, 1978 in White County to James and Shirley Sullens. Survivors inclu ...
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