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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 16th, 2019

Dawson

Wetaunah "Tonnie" Cates, 65, Dawsonville
Mrs. Wetaunah “Tonnie” Cates, age 65, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Tonnie was born in Seymour, IN on January 14, 1954 to the late William ...

Forsyth

Leon L. Samples, 84, Cumming
Leon L. Samples, age 84, of Cumming, GA., passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019. He was born in 1934, to the late Manuel and Ina Samples. Leon was a member of Salem Baptist Churc ...

Hall

Marvin Henry Dover, 71, Gainesville
 Mr. Marvin Henry Dover, age 71 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at his residence following a brief illness.       F ...

Jackson

Mary Helen McGuire, 91, Talmo
Mrs. Mary Helen Murrow McGuire, of Gainesville, slipped peacefully into the arms of her Savior on January 16, 2019. Helen was born to the late Elmer & Vera Mae Murrow on Septem ...
Charles Scott Brown, Jr, 83, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Charles Scott Brown, Jr., age 83 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, January 16, 2019.  Mr. Brown was born in Atla ...
Robert Michael Burton, 51, Commerce formerly of Cleveland
  Mr. Robert Michael Burton age 51 of Commerce formerly of Cleveland. Mr. Burton passed away Friday, November 23, 2018. Born in White County on July 24, 1967. Mr. Burton w ...

Rabun

Ada Elizabeth Rogers Billingsley, 76, of the Satolah Community passed January 16, 2019 at the Oconee Medical Center. She was born the daughter of the late Edward Monroe Rogers a ...

Union

Dr. Marion “Doc” Hollis Tanksley, age 81, of Blairsville passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Dr. Tanksley was born in Habersham County on March 22, 1937 to the ...

White

Lois Payne Johnson, 80, Cleveland
Lois Payne Johnson, age 80 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Mrs. Johnson was born on May 16, 1938, in McDowell County, West Virginia, to the late Ballar ...
Vernon Wooley, 91, Cleveland
Vernon Wooley, age 91 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Born in Galveston, Texas on January 3, 1928, he was a son of the late Gaddis Hugh and Emily Eliza ...
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.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died