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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 26th, 2018

Dawson

Mary M. Maher, 73, Dawsonville
  Mary M. Maher, 73, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday July 26, 2018 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born June 11, 1945 in New York, Mary had ...

Forsyth

Diane Jackson, 65, Cumming
Diane Jackson, age 65, of Cumming, GA, passed away at her home on Thursday, July 26, 2018. Mrs. Jackson was a devoted wife, sister, mother, grandmother and aunt. She spent many yea ...
Betty Padgett Payne, 80, Cumming
Betty Padgett Payne, age 80, of Cumming passed away Thursday, July 26,2018. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Payne; h ...

Gwinnett

James “Jimmy” Stewart, 73, Sugar Hill
James “Jimmy” Stewart, age 73, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018. He is survived by his wife of fifty years, Margie Ann Burch Stewart, Sugar Hill, G ...

Habersham

Freda Ivester Sanders Whitner, 84, Clarkesville
Freda Ivester Sanders Whitner, age 84 of Clarkesville, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on March 1, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Art ...
William Newell Cook, Sr., 89, Clarkesville
William Newell Cook, Sr., age 89 of Clarkesville, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018. Born in Fulton County, Georgia on December 24, 1928, he was a son of the late William L ...

Hall

William Howell Hudson, 81, Gainesville
William Howell Hudson of Columbus, affectionately known as Bill, passed away peacefully on July 25, 2018 surrounded by loved ones.  Mr. Hudson, was the son of the late Benjami ...

Jackson

Donald Holcomb, 63, Hoschton
Donald Holcomb, age 63, of Hoschton passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018. He worked at Jackson County Rescue, West Jackson Volunteer Fire Department for 10 years, and he enjoyed ...
Annie Ruth Snelling, 97, Commerce
Ms. Annie Ruth Snelling, 97, of Commerce, Georgia died July 26, 2018.  Ms. Snelling was born in Tignall, GA on October 8, 1920.  She was preceded in death by her parents, ...

Other

Joan B. Cochran, 75, Alpharetta
Joan B. Cochran, 75, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018.  A native of Fulton County, Joan was a travel agent for over 30 years. She was a devoted wife, mot ...

Stephens

Robert Lewis Thompson, 64, Toccoa
Mr. Robert Lewis Thompson age 64 of Pine Street, Toccoa passed away Thursday July 26, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late James and Gladys Burton Thompson, he was born Sept ...
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
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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.