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Local Obits for Sat. May 5th, 2018

Banks

Charles F. Cape, 81, Gillsville
Charles F. Cape age 81 of Gillsville passed away Saturday May 5, 2018, at home surrounded by his loving family.   Mr. Cape was born October 23, 1936 in Gillsville, Georgia t ...
Terry Spencer Mote, 71, Lula
Terry Spencer Mote, age 71 of Lula, passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Born in Banks County on September 11, 1946, he was a son of the late Ernest Mote and Elena Miller King. ...

Forsyth

Donald (Donnie) Floyd Baxter Jr. was born and raised in Los Angeles California on January 6 1956.  When Donnie was 19 years old he served a 2 year mission for The Church of ...

Gwinnett

Marjorie “Margie” Phillips Nolan, age 82, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2018. She was preceded in death by her son, Randall William Nolan; and grand ...
Marion Eugene Pinnell, 81, Braselton
On Saturday, May 5, 2018, a glorious day, Marion Eugene Pinnell left this world and walked through the gates of Heaven to meet his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  Gene was born ...

Habersham

Harry A. McGuire, 87, Clarkesville
Harry A. McGuire, age 87 of Clarkesville, passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Born in Sikeston, Missouri on September 2, 1930, he was the son of the late John Albert and Arite ...
Joyce Collins, 67, Baldwin
Joyce Collins, age 67, of Baldwin, Georgia, received her wish to see her Jesus on Saturday, May 5, 2018 following an extended illness. Ms. Collins was born on February 10, 1951 ...

Hall

Howard W. Amos, 96, Gainesville
Howard W. Amos, age 96, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Tomlinson Amos. He is survived by his daughter and so ...
Wiley Lewis Reed, 95, Belmont Community
                Wiley Lewis Reed, age 95 of Belmont Community, passed away peacefully on May 5, 2018 w ...

Other

Fannie Rhea North, 92, Alpharetta
Fannie Rhea North, age, 92, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2018. She was born and raised in Sweetwater, TN. Fannie was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Sh ...

Stephens

Karen Michele Christopher, 61, Eastanollee
Miss Karen Michele Christopher, age 61 of 371 Sundown Farm Drive, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018 at St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital in Lavonia. A ...
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