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Local Obits for Fri. Nov 22nd, 2019

Banks

John Turner, 56, Gillsville
Mr. John Jeffery Turner, age 56, of Gillsville died Friday, November 22, 2019.  Jeff was born in Gainesville to the late, John W. and Frances Belle Lewallen Turner.  Jeff ...

Forsyth

Brice Bennett, Jr, 63, Cumming
Brice Bennett, Jr., 63, a life-long resident of Cumming passed away Friday, November 22, 2019. Brice worked for General Motors and then joined his father in owning and operating Be ...
Chadwick Jason Watson, 45, Cumming formerly of Easley, SC
Chadwick Jason Watson, age 45, of Cumming, Georgia, originally from Easley, South Carolina, died on Nov. 22, 2019 from the development of a third astrocytoma brain tumor.  Cha ...
Richard William Chancy, 48, Cumming
Heaven welcomed its newest warrior angel, Richard William Chancy, 48 of Cumming, Georgia on November 22, 2019.  Richard was a successful entrepreneur, mentor, counselor, le ...
Bobby Turner, 79, Cumming
Bobby Turner, 79, a lifelong resident of Cumming passed away Friday, November 22, 2019.  Bobby had a very big personality and was always charming.  He loved his Tennessee ...
Anne Merritt Van Asperen, age 77, of Cumming, GA passed away on November 22, 2019.  She was preceded in death by parents, Harry M. Merritt and Jane Smith Merritt. Mrs. Van ...

Habersham

Garnette Devin Wade, 44, Mt. Airy
Garnette Devin Wade, age 44 of Mt. Airy, passed away Friday, November 22, 2019. He is survived by his parents Reggie and Catherine Wade of the home, daughter Brooke Wade of Hiaw ...

Hall

Benjamin Brock, 91, Gainesville
Benjamin “Ben” Lamar Brock, Jr. age 91 a lifetime resident of Gainesville passed away Friday November 22, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Brock was ...
Sheryl Ann Prince, 60, Gainesville
Ms. Sheryl Ann Prince, 60, of Gainesville passed away Friday November 22, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness. Graveside services will be held Monday November 25 ...
Merry L. Scoggins, 76, Gainesville
Mrs. Merry L. Scoggins age 76 of Gainesville, Ga. died Friday November 22, 2019. Little Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory of Gainesville, Ga.
Clayton Sweat, 45, Gainesville
Clayton Andrew Sweat, 45, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, November 22, 2019 in Cumming, GA.  Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA  
Bethel Wilson, 82, Lula
Bethel Wilson age 82 of Lula passed away Friday November 22, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Wilson was born in Lula on January 5, 1937 to the late Oliver & ...

Jackson

Marion Obie Faulkner, 72, Maysville
Ivie Funeral Home Commerce announces services for Marion Obie Faulkner 72 of Maysville, who died Saturday Nov. 22, 2019.  He was the son of the late Parks and Jean Ayers Fa ...
Billy Ray Palmer, 57, Braselton
Billy Ray Palmer, age 57, of Braselton passed away Friday, November 22, 2019.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Home Chape ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joshua Alton “Josh” Smith, age 27 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, November 22, 2019.  Mr. Smith wa ...

Lumpkin

Kayla Howard McCormick, 25, Dahlonega
  Mrs. Kayla Howard McCormick, age 25, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, November 22, 2019. Kayla was born on November 2, 1994 in Lumpkin County.  She was preceded i ...
James Rushford, 51, Dahlonega
Mr. James “Jimmy” Patrick Rushford, age 51, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, November 22, 2019. Jimmy was born in Norwich, CT on February 1, 1968.  He has lived ...
Thomas Stewart, 66, Dahlonega
Thomas Keith Stewart, 66, of Dahlonega, GA. passed away on Friday, November 22, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA.  Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville ...

Other

Donald Clark, 62, Powder Springs
Donald Wesley Clark age 60 Of Powder Springs, Ga. Most of Life in Hall county, Ga. died Friday November 22, 2019 in Cobb county Georgia.  Funeral service will be held at 2 ...
Donald W. Clark, 60, Powder Springs
Donald W. Clark age 60 of Powder Springs, Ga. died Friday November 22, 2019. Little Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory of Gainesville, Ga.
Margie Williams, 69, Johns Creek
Margie Williams, age 69 of Johns Creek, GA, died Friday, November 22, 2019. A graveside service will be held Monday, November 25, 2019 at 11 AM at Old Roswell Cemetery, Roswell, GA ...
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.