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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 5th, 2018

Banks

Betty Sue Hooper Latty, 71, Maysville
Betty Sue Hooper Latty, age 71, of Maysville, GA passed away Monday, February 5, 2018, at her residence. Ms. Latty was born August 24th, 1946 in Commerce, GA to the late Charles Ho ...

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. ...
Mildred Carroll Medlin, 82, Cumming
Mildred Carroll Medlin, age 82, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018.  She is preceded in death by her husband, James “J.B.” Medlin; son, James ...
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

Ellen Whitworth Alexander, 83, Lawrenceville
Ellen Whitworth Alexander, age 83, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-one years, Hugh Eugene Alexander; ...
Luzmila Lazarte, 79, Buford
Luzmila Lazarte, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018. She is survived by her father,  Antonio Lazarte, Buford, GA; four children, Julio Lazarte, New ...

Hall

Joseph C. Faust, 82, Flowery Branch
Mr. Joseph C. Faust, age 82, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, February 5, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by his family. Funeral Se ...
James Riley Westberry, Jr, 73, Flowery Branch
Mr. James Riley Westberry, Jr., age 73, of Flowery Branch, GA, joined Jesus in Heaven on Monday, February 05, 2018.      Jim was born in Blackshear, GA ...
Norma Jean Meggs, 86, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Norma Jean Meggs, age 86, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Monday, February 5, 2018. She was a retired nurse and a member of Mount Salem Baptist Church in Flowery Branch. ...

Other

Mark Andrew Smith, 46, San Jose, California
Mark Andrew Smith, 46, passed away on January 1, 2018 in San Jose, California.  He was born in Atlanta and spent his youth in North Georgia. Mark was the son of Joseph B. Smit ...
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