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Local Obits for Tue. Apr 17th, 2018

Forsyth

Walter Eugene Smith, 82, Cumming
Walter Eugene Smith, age 82, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Walter was a member of Beaver Ruin Baptist Church. He retired from General Motors in Doraville in ...

Habersham

Elizabeth McEntire Cook, age 81 of Alto, passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Born on March 31, 1937 in Demorest, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Claude and Vivian Ed ...
  Roy Dale Savage, Jr. (Dale), age 30 of Alto, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Born on March 4, 1988 in Demorest, he was a son of Roy Dale, Sr. and Lisa Marquitt Bu ...

Hall

Mona Lee Brooks, 77, Gainesville
 Ms. Mona Lee Brooks, age 77 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at her residence following a sudden illness. Memorial services to be held at a later dat ...
Mary Sue Phillips Sterling, 87, Gainesville
Mary Sue Phillips Sterling, 87, of Gainesville, GA, formerly of College Park, GA passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018.  Mrs. Sterling was preceded in death by her husband of 60 ...

Stephens

Claudine Jamison Bell, 74, Toccoa
Mrs. Claudine Jamison Bell, age 74 of 72 Oakway Drive, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late Claude Terrell Jamison ...
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