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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Feb 4th, 2018

Banks

Agatha M. Payne, 93, Homer
Mrs. Agatha M. Payne, age 93, of Homer died Sunday, February 4, 2018 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center.  Mrs. Payne was born in Carnesville to the late, Henry Grady and Be ...

Gwinnett

  Dorothy “Dot” Allen Pirkle, age 95, of the Buford, GA Hog Mountain community passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of ...

Habersham

Albert Elijah London, 91, Demorest
Albert Elijah London, age 91 of Demorest, passed away February 4, 2018. Born in White County, Georgia on March 26, 1926, Mr. London was the son of the late Elisha and Ethel Edwa ...

Hall

Jessie Mae Grizzle, 67, Gainesville
Jessie Mae Grizzle, age 67, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018. Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.
Carolyn Gail Mills Palmer, 69, Gainesville
               Mrs. Carolyn Gail Mills Palmer, age 69 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018 ...
Selma Taylor Rich, 91, Gainesville
Selma Taylor Rich, 91, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018 following an extended illness. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February ...

Jackson

Mr. Gerald “Brent” Adams, Jr. age 50, of Nicholson died Sunday, February 4, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mr. Adams was born in Athens to Beverly Farmer ...

Other

Millicent P. Briggs, 79, Athens
Millicent P. Briggs, 79 of Athens passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018.    Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gainesvil ...
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