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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 15th, 2018

Banks

Mr. John Milton “Mickey” Galloway age 81 of Homer died Thursday, February 15, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Galloway was born in Baldwin to the late, Roy and Estelle ...

Dawson

Mr. Philip “Phil” Harold Aubertine, age 76, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018.   Mr. Aubertine was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts ...
Rev. Emerson Payne, 86, Dawsonville
Rev. Emerson Payne, age 86, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018. Rev. Payne has pastored several churches in the area. He served in Korea, during his mil ...
Matthew Paul Waldrip, 29, Dawsonville
Matthew Paul Waldrip, 29, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA.  He was a life long resident of D ...

Forsyth

Katherine Dural, 68, Cumming
Katherine Dural 68 of Cumming, Ga passed away on February 5, 2018. A service will be held in Florida at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...

Gwinnett

Faye Millwood Holman, 85, Buford
Faye Millwood Holman, age 85, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, Roy Lee Holman; and son, Kim Holman ...

Habersham

Judy Cook, 70, Clarkesville
Judy Cook, age 70, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018.  Mrs. Cook was born on March 10, 1947, in Atlanta, Georgia. She was preceded in dea ...
Helen Dominy Sikes, 94, Cornelia
Helen Dominy Sikes, a longtime resident of both Laurens and Habersham Counties, passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018. She was 94.  Mrs. Sikes was born on August 23, 1 ...

Hall

Christopher David Thronson, 42, Gainesville
Christopher David Thronson, 42, of Gainesville, GA., passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018.   He was born on December 19, 1975 in Pensacola, FL.   A priv ...

Lumpkin

Charles Thomas (Tom) Brown, Ph.D., of Dahlonega, GA and former resident of Atlanta, GA, lost his courageous battle with glioblastoma brain cancer on February 15, 2018. Tom was b ...

White

Sara Lynn McKibben Sledge, age 96 of Sautee, passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018. Mrs. Sledge was born on March 13, 1921, in Edwardsville, Alabama, to the late General Fo ...
Sara Lynn McKibben Sledge, age 96 of Sautee, passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018.  Mrs. Sledge was born on March 13, 1921, in Edwardsville, Alabama, to the late Gene ...
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