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Local Obits for Sun. Nov 4th, 2018

Banks

Jimmy Brown, 79, Maysville
Mr. Jimmy Brown, age 79, of Maysville died Sunday, November 4, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Brown was born in Commerce to the late, Mae Brown.  Mr. Brown was a member of R ...

Dawson

Myra T. Sorrow, 86, Big Canoe
Mrs. Myra T. Sorrow, 86, of Big Canoe, passed away Friday November 2, 2018.   Myra was born on March 11, 1932 in Jackson, GA., to the late Charlie and Opal Thompson. I ...

Forsyth

Elise Darracott Jones, 100, Cumming
Elise Darracott Jones, age 100, of Cumming, GA., passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018. Elise was a lifetime member and the oldest living member of Mayfield Baptist Church. She a ...

Gwinnett

Benjamin Gene “Ben” Boegh, age 78 of Buford, GA died Sunday, November 4, 2018 after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 5:3 ...
Toney Alexander Johnson, age 65, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Johnson and Bernice Penland Johnson; Brothers, F ...

Habersham

Cosby Lee Barron, 79, Clarkesville
  Funeral services for Cosby Lee Barron, age 79 of Clarkesville will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.  Rev. ...

Hall

Janet Samples, 88, Flowery Branch
Janet Samples, age 88, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away on Sunday, November 04, 2018 following an extended illness. Janet Samples was born on May 29, 1930 to the late William ...
Sarah Williamson, 78, Gainesville
Mrs. Sarah Williamson, age 78, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Williamson was born on January 7 ...

Jackson

Joseph Charles Riehle, 68, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joseph Charles Riehle, age 68 of Jefferson, Georgia who joined his mother, Josephine, and four brothers (Michael, Thomas, James, & ...
Michael "Mike" Scott Dorsey, age 51, of Jefferson passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018. He loved life, cooking, NASCAR, and the beach. Memorial services will be held 4:00 ...

Other

Mr. Robert Franklin Phillips, 80, of Royston, GA passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018, at the St. Mary’s Hospice House in Watkinsville, GA. Mr. Phillips was born in R ...
Patricia Ann Murray, 87, Peachtree City
Ms. Patricia Ann Murray, age 87, of Peachtree City, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on October 14, 2018. Ms. Murray was born in Arlington, Mass., on Febr ...

White

Gail Anderson, 82, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Gail Anderson Longwell, age 82, of Cleveland.  Mrs. Longwell passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018. Arrangement ...
Gail Longwell, 82, Cleveland
  Missy Gail Longwell, age 82 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018. Mrs. Longwell spent 35 years associated with SunTrust Bank, as a manager in the chec ...
Grace Scates, 79, Cleveland
Ms. Grace Scates age 79 of Cleveland passed away on Sunday November 04, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial services are scheduled f ...
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