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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 27th, 2018

Forsyth

Juanita Martin Shadburn, age 83, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2018.  She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. Juanita was the first wo ...
Mitchell Frank Wilkie, 47, Cumming
Mitchell Frank Wilkie, age 47, of Cumming, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Mitchell had a smile for everyone and never met a stranger. He loved and was loved ...

Hall

Mr. James Onell Cochran, age 79 of Lula, passed away on February 27, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Memorial Park North Riverside Chape ...
Lawrence Byron Ledford, 64, Murrayville
Mr. Lawrence Byron Ledford, 64, of Murrayville, GA., passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at his residence following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:0 ...
Robert E. Martin, 66, Gainesville
  Robert E. Martin, age 66, of Gainesville, GA passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, February 27, 2018. He was born January 3, 1952, in New Eagle, PA, a son of the late Jack ...
Idell Grizzle Cooper, 92, Oakwood
Idell Grizzle Cooper, 92, of Oakwood, GA., passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 2, 2018 in the Chapel of Memor ...
Jerry Gaston, 68, Flowery Branch
Jerry Gaston, 68 of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday February 27, 2018 at his residence. Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Those wishing to send online ...

Jackson

  Mr. George Michael “Mike” Chandler, age 68, of Nicholson, GA died Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Chandler was born in Athens to the la ...

Lumpkin

Joyce Magdeline Walker Panter of Dahlonega passed away on February 27, 2018 following an extended illness. She was a native of Fannin County but moved to Dahlonega in 1942.  S ...

Other

Jack Byrd, 92, Hiram
Jack Byrd, 92, of Hiram, Georgia, formerly from Gainesville, Georgia, died 2/27/2017.  There will be a memorial service Saturday, March 3, 2018, at 3 p.m. in the Chapel at Gai ...
Jessie William Wilson, Jr., 66, of Canton passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2018.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Jessie William and Frances Louise Wilson. Survivo ...

White

Ricky Seabolt, 57, Cleveland
Ricky Seabolt, age 57 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Mr. Seabolt was born on February 27, 1961, in Dahlonega, Georgia, to Dorothy Fortner Aaron and t ...
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