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Local Obits for Sat. Dec 1st, 2018

Habersham

Linda Trotter Frankum, 74, Demorest
Linda Trotter Frankum, age 74, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2018. Mrs. Frankum was born on October 23, 2018 in Habersham County, Georgia to the lat ...

Hall

Donna Irene Failyer, 96, Gainesville
Donna Irene Failyer, 96, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018 at New Horizons following an extended illness. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, ...
Paula Ball Newkirk, 84, Gainesville
Paula Ball Newkirk, 84, of Gainesville,  passed away Saturday December 1, 2018.  She was born on 6 June 1934 to Edgar and Pauline Ball of Gainesville. “Ca ...

Jackson

Geneva Fletcher Weldon, 92, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Geneva Fletcher Weldon, age 92 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, December 1, 2018.  Mrs. Weldon was born in ...

Lumpkin

Larry Townsend DePriest, 78, Dahlonega
Larry Townsend DePriest of Dahlonega passed away at the age of 78 on Saturday, December 1 following a brief hospitalization. An alumnus of both the University of Tennessee and the ...
Homer Lee Davis, 75, Dahlonega
Homer Lee Davis, age 75 of Dahlonega, passed away on December 1, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  He was born in Douglas, Georgia to Bryant and Lois Davis on Februar ...

Stephens

Mr. Calvin Freeman Culpepper, 81 of Toccoa, Georgia went home to be with his Lord Saturday, December 1, 2018 in hospice care, Northeast Georgia Medical Center. He was born Febru ...
William Stark Mayhue, 71, Toccoa
Mr. William Stark Mayhue, age 71 of Moreland Drive, Toccoa passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late Stark and Opal Hendrix Mayhue, he was born ...
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