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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Nov 6th, 2018

Banks

Gregory Clyde Walters, 66, Commerce
Mr. Gregory Clyde Walters, age 66, of Commerce died Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Walters was born in Lorian, OH to Bernedette Jua ...

Forsyth

Martha Shadburn Grant, 73, Cumming
Martha Shadburn Grant, 73, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  A lifelong resident of Forsyth County, she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmot ...
James Curtis Mobley, Jr., 56, Houston, Texas
James Curtis Mobley, Jr., age 56, of Houston, TX passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2018 after a short bout with cancer. Curt was born on Christmas Day in 1961. He was of the Presbyt ...

Gwinnett

Sue Sears Southerland, 85, Buford
Sue Sears Southerland, age 85, of Buford, Georgia passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty four years, Verlon C. Southerland; ...

Hall

Patrick O’Hara Benton, 84, Flowery Branch
Mr. Patrick O’Hara Benton, age 84, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by his family. ...
Mark David Farley, 61, Flowery Branch
Mark David Farley, age 61 of Flowery Branch, GA died suddenly Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 11 AM at The Church of Jesus C ...
Kimball Grant Turpin, 52, Gainesville
Kimball Grant Turpin, 52, of Gainesville passed away November 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 14, ...
Edith S. Chambers, Gainesville
Edith S. Chambers of Gainesville passed away peacefully on November 6, 2018. Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Ward’s Funeral Home 10:30 a.m. November 10, 2018. ...
Deborah Strickland Shumake of Hall County, GA was born on June 7, 1954 to William D. Strickland and Opal Grogan Strickland.  She was preceded in death by her father and surviv ...
Guo Yang, 52, Gainesville
Mr. Guo Yang, age 52, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday November 06, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial service will start at 10:00 a.m. on Monday November 1 ...

Lumpkin

Mary Idelle Davis, 98, Murrayville
Mary Idelle Davis, 98, of Murrayville, Lumpkin County, passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville following a brief illness. Bor ...

Other

Louie Hamm, 71, Alpharetta
Mr. Louie Hamm 71, of Alpharetta, GA passed away on November 6th, 2018. He is survived by his children; David Hamm (Jeanette), and Andrew Hamm (Beverly). Siblings; Charlotte Dut ...

Stephens

John Lewis Aikens Jr., 48, Eastanollee
Mr. John Lewis Aikens Jr., age 48, of 224 Indian Drive, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday November 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of John L. Aikens, Sr. and th ...
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