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Local Obits for Mon. Apr 16th, 2018


April Chumbley Glancy, 44, Dawsonville
April Chumbley Glancy, 44, of Dawsonville passed away Monday April 16, 2018 following a period of declining health. Born January 17, 1974 in Austell, Georgia, she had lived in D ...
Ruby Jean Turner, 71, Dawsonville
Ruby Jean Turner, 71, of Dawsonville passed away Monday April 16, 2018 following a period of declining health. Born September 2, 1946, she was a lifelong resident of Dawson Coun ...


Kathleen McCann, 77, Cumming
Kathleen McCann, 77, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018. She was born on December 27, 1940 in Chicago, IL the daughter of Richard and Susan Gallagher Kennedy, ...


James R. ‘Rhuel’ Edwards, 80, Clarkesville
Funeral services for James R. ‘Rhuel’ Edwards, age 80 of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Walter S ...
Bobby Joe Franklin, 78, Mt. Airy
Funeral services for Bobby Joe Franklin, age 78 of Mt. Airy will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Chris Webb and Rev. Tony G ...
Linda Sue McClure Hopper, 68, Cornelia
  Linda Sue McClure Hopper, age 68 of Cornelia, passed away Monday, April 16, 2018. Memorial services are 2 pm on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Old Nacoochee Baptist Chur ...
Jerry D. Sullivan, 71, Cornelia
Jerry D. Sullivan, age 71, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018. Mr. Sullivan was born on December 1, 1946, in Cornelia, Georgia, to the late Roy Anderson ...


Dorothy Crane Carney, 88, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home. Sister Janice Loggins will officiate. Interment will follow in ...
Keith Paul Carlson, 43, Gainesville
 Mr. Keith Paul Carlson age 43 of Gainesville passed away on Monday April 16, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extend illness. Memorial services will b ...
Emma Ruth Weaver, 73, Gainesville
Mrs. Emma Ruth Weaver, age 73, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, April 16, 2016. She was born in Dahlonega, GA and lived the past 49 years in Gainesville, GA. She graduated ...


Edward Whonic, 62, Dahlonega
Edward Whonic, 62, of Dahlonega, Georgia suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage on April 10, 2018 at approximately 4 a.m. while assisting the University of North Georgia NCAA precision ...


Wesley Barry Fincher, 64, Toccoa
Mr. Wesley Barry Fincher, age 64 of 145 Carolina Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late William and Virginia Coleman Finch ...


Pamela Marie Irvin, 61, Cleveland
Pamela Marie Irvin, age 61 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018. Mrs. Irvin was born on February 10, 1957, in Lumpkin County, to Margaret Taylor Dorsey and the la ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
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.