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Local Obits for Wed. Feb 14th, 2018

Banks

Tonie Louise Ingram, 73, Maysville
 Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Saturday February 17, 2018  at The Light House Congregational Holiness Church for Tonie Louise  Ingram, age 73, of Mays ...

Forsyth

Larry Wayne Forquer, 82, Cumming
Larry Wayne Forquer 82 of Cumming, Ga passed away on February 14, 2018. He is survived by his wife Mari, daughter; Tammy Beeman, and his brothers Gary and Gene. Visitation wi ...
Ralph Roper, 89, Cumming
Ralph Roper, age 89, and a lifelong resident of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Ralph spent 2 years in the United States Army. He retired from Georgia Tech af ...
Joan S. Kyle, age 85, was taken home by our lord February 14, 2018 after a short Illness.    She was born December 27, 1932 to Thomas & Mary Sullivan in Pittsbu ...

Gwinnett

Reva Faye Stiles West, 83, Dacula
  Reva Faye Stiles West, age 83, of Dacula, GA passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-two years, Wayne C. West; son, ...
  Lisa Shianne Strickland 73, of Buford, Ga passed away on February 14, 2018. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdona ...

Hall

Cardoza Clark, 58, Gainesville
Cardoza Clark age 58 of Gainesville, Ga passed way February 8, 2018. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 
Mary Jane Ghent, 78, Gainesville
Mary Jane Ghent, age 78 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away peacefully in her sleep on February 14, 2018. Mary Jane was diagnosed with Adrenal Cancer this past October. Mary Jan ...

Jackson

Mike Roy Lacey, 67, Commerce
Mr. Mike Roy Lacey, age 67, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Lacey was born in Commerce to the late Roy R. and Helen Tucker Lacey.  ...

Other

  Blonnie Jean Henderson, age 89, of Canton, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. She was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church.  Blonnie was preceded in deat ...

Rabun

Lester William Speed, 86, Dillard
Lester William Speed, age 86 of Dillard, GA passed away on February 14 2018. The family will receive friends at the Head of Tennessee Baptist Church from 1 until 3 pm on Saturday F ...

White

William Frank Ligon, 90, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. William Frank Ligon Jr., age 90 of Cleveland. "Bill" as he was known, passed away Wednesday, February 14, 201 ...
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