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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 6th, 2018

Banks

Dempsey H. Pruitt, 77, Homer
Dempsey H. Pruitt, age 77, of Homer, GA passed away Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018.   Born on Aug. 01, 1940 in Carnesville, GA, Mr. Pruitt was the son of the late Ralph Pruitt, R ...

Forsyth

Mrs. Nancy Elaine Minchew Campbell, age 58 of 18 Robin Circle, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Emory University Hospital. A daughter of Peggy Roland Min ...
Donald Eugene Ogletree, 82, Cumming
Mr. Donald Eugene Ogletree age 82 of Cumming, GA passed away on Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at Gwinnett Hospital following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...
Brian Potter, 56, Cumming
Brian Potter 56, of Cumming, Ga passed away on February 6, 2018. Services will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements b ...
Evelyn Lahage, 82, Cumming
Evelyn Lahage 82 of Cumming, Ga passed away on February 6, 2016. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements ...
Craig Steven Richards, 57, Cumming
Craig Steven Richards 57, of Cumming, Ga passed away on February 6, 2018.  No services are planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...

Gwinnett

Rachael Abbott Johnson, age 40, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. She was preceded in death by her mother, Rebecca Lee. She is survived by her husband of twen ...

Habersham

Jeremy Michael Spivey, 37, Baldwin
Jeremy Michael Spivey, age 37 of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, February 06, 2018. Born in Toccoa, Georgia on June 06, 1980, Jeremy was a life-long resident of Banks C ...

Jackson

Mr. Richard James “Ricky” Rampley age 54 of Jefferson, Ga passed away on Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. F ...
Vivian Gay Wilson Tumlin, 62, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Vivian Gay Wilson Tumlin, age 62 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, February 6, 2018.  Mrs. Tumlin was born in ...

Lumpkin

Grace Janice Foster Journigan, age 63, went to be in the arms of her Lord Tuesday, February 6, 2018 after a courageous battle against cancer. Janice was born October 17, 1954 in Mo ...

Other

Lorraine Dura LaVance, 86, Pensacola, FL formerly of Gainesville
Lorraine Dura LaVance, 86 of Pensacola, Florida formerly of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 6, 2018. Services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & ...
William Howard Tate, 93, Eastman. GA
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William Howard Tate, age 93 of Eastman, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, February 6, 2018.  Mr. Tate was born in Anderson, ...
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