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Local Obits for Wed. Nov 7th, 2018

Forsyth

David Malcolm Jackson, 74, Cumming
David Malcolm Jackson, 74, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018.  A retired educator, he was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and brother. Survivors i ...

Gwinnett

Elizabeth Brooks Langston, age 80, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018.  Her husband of 61 years passed away just 10 days later.  Frank Thomas Langston, ...

Habersham

Thomas Reams Johnson, 82, Cornelia
Thomas Reams Johnson, age 82, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Mr. Johnson was born on December 17, 1935 in Warrenton, Georgia to the late ...
Jimmy Reynolds, 80, Cornelia
Jimmy Reynolds, age 80, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Mr. Reynolds was born on May 7, 1938, in Gainesville, Georgia. He was a retired carpent ...

Hall

Dawn “Dawny” Caroline Neff, 49, Flowery Branch
Funeral services will be held Wednesday November 14, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Ward’s Funeral Home for Dawn “Dawny” Caroline Neff, 49, of Flowery Branch.  Th ...
JoAnn McNeil Dyer, 87, Gainesville
JoAnn McNeil Dyer, 87, died Wednesday, November 7, 2018 in Gainesville.  Born September 4, 1931 in Benton Arkansas, she was the daughter of the late Lee Romine and Lois Antoni ...
Chris Mangum, 53, Lula
Chris Mangum, age 53, of Lula, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Mr. Mangum was born on September 30, 1965, in Anderson, South Carolina; a son of the late Jam ...
Lt. Col. Richard D. Snyder, 93, Gainesville
Lt. Col. Richard D. Snyder (USAR Retired), 93, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018 following an extended illness. Born in Bedford, Iowa and reared in the small t ...
Mary Frederick Whitehead, 85, Gainesville
Mr. Francis Fredrick Whitehead 85, of Gainesville, Ga passes away on November 7, 2018. He is survived by his wife Joan Whitehead. Children; Sharon Dennis (William), Glenn Whi ...
F. Robert "Bob" Zimmer, Jr., 69, Flowery Branch
Mr. F. Robert “Bob” Zimmer, Jr., age 69, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, November 12, 2018 in ...

Jackson

Virginia Nelson Anding (“Gini”) La Charité, formerly of Lexington/Nicholasville, KY, Middleton, WI, and Saint Augustine, FL, died November, 7, 2018 at age 81 at ...
Carolyn S. Stacy, 76, Hoschton
Mrs. Carolyn S. Stacy, age 76, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at her residence, surrounded by her family. A Celebration of Life will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, ...

Lumpkin

Mildred Elizabeth Grizzle, 83, Dahlonega
Mrs. Mildred Elizabeth Grizzle, age 83, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018.  Mildred was born October 23, 1935 to the late Edgar Clinton and Etta Lee Young Mitchell. ...

Stephens

Ruby Clark Franklin, 87, Toccoa
Mrs. Ruby Clark Franklin, age 87 of Rosedale Street, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at her residence. A daughter of the late Earl and Pauline Bobo Clark, she was ...
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