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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 2nd, 2018

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Kealyn R. Porter, 27, Winder
Kealyn R. Porter, age 27, of Winder, GA passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018. He was preceded in death by his mother, Kishcha White. He is survived by his father, Lawrence Porte ...
Julie Williams Turner, 78, Auburn
Julie Williams Turner, age 78, of Auburn, GA passed away Friday, February 2, 2018. She grew up on a farm in Henderson, Texas. She was the sixth child of 7. She loved to dance.&n ...

Dawson

Thomas P. "Tom" Brannon, 82, Dawsonville
Thomas P. “Tom” Brannon, 82, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 2, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born Janu ...
Thomas "Tom" F. Foley, 77, Dawsonville
Thomas F. “Tom” Foley, 77, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 2, 2018 following a period of declining health. Born August 26, 1940 in Pennsylvania to the lat ...

Forsyth

James Wood Perdue, 87, Cumming
James Wood Perdue, age 87, of Cumming, GA passed peacefully to the next part of his journey on February 2, 2018.  He was born on September 13, 1930 to Edna Mae Dunn Perdue and ...

Gwinnett

Dorothy Ann Roberts, 80, Buford
Dorothy Ann Roberts, age 80, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, February 2, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, John R. and Lillian Puckett Roberts. She is survived by h ...

Habersham

Alline Huff Stevenson, 85, Cornelia
Mrs. Alline Huff Stevenson, age 85 of Cornelia, Georgia and formerly of Valley Station, Kentucky, passed away on Monday morning, February 19, 2018 surrounded by her children. Fu ...

Hall

Grazia Fierro D’Amato, 79, Gainesville
Grazia Fierro D’Amato, age 79, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alfonso and Filomena Fierro; brother, Ant ...
James Donald "Don" Roberts, 81, Murrayville
James Donald "Don" Roberts, age 81 of Murrayville, Ga passed away Friday, February 2, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Don was born on May 24, 1936 to the l ...
Dorothy Young, Gainesville
Dorothy Young, affectionately known as “Dot” was born in Gainesville, GA on April 30, 1949.  She loved her grandchildren, sisters, brothers and brother – in ...
Ruby Reed, 96, Gainesville
            Ruby P. Reed, age 96 of Gainesville, passed away Friday, February 02, 2018 at the Oaks of Limestone. &nbs ...

Jackson

Janis Elaine Hoyles, 90, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Janis Elaine Hoyles, age 90 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, February 2, 2018.  Mrs. Hoyles was born in Scipi ...
Glen Franklin Seabolt, 79, Jefferson
Glen Franklin Seabolt age 79 of Jefferson passed away Friday Feb. 2, 2018 at his residence.   Mr. Seabolt was born January 25, 1939 in Buford, Georgia to the late Floyd & ...

Lumpkin

Glenda W. Bowne, Dahlonega
A long-time supporter of education in biomedical research,  Glenda W. Bowne, passed away on Feb 2, 2018. Glenda’s extensive career in Biomedical Science began on the ...
Virginia Lee Greenway, 91, Dahlonega
Mrs. Virginia Lee Greenway, age 91, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, February 2, 2018. Mrs. Greenway was born in White County on June 28, 1926 to the late Lee and Vicie Martin ...

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John Matthew Sabato, 32, Crestview, FL formerly of Toccoa
Mr. John Matthew Sabato, age 32 of Crestview, Florida and formerly of Toccoa passed away Friday, February 2, 2018 at his residence. A son of John Richard Sabato and Ginger Smith ...
Matthew Aaron Poole, 28, Carnesville
  Matthew Aaron Poole, age 28, of Carnesville, Georgia, passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018. Matthew was born on July 3, 1989, in Gainesville, Georgia, to Terry an ...

White

Winnie Iris Proman Weitman age 86, of Cleveland passed away Friday February 2, 2018. Mrs. Weitman was born in Bryan County the daughter of the late Doy and Celeste Shuman Gill. ...
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