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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Dec 11th, 2019

Forsyth

James Brooke Blake, Jr., age 82 of Roswell, Georgia passed peacefully on December 11th,2019 after a long battle of Dementia and congestive heart failure. Brooke was born to parents ...

Gwinnett

Ruth Brown Roland, 94, Buford
Ruth Brown Roland, age 94, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, December 11, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her husband, John Cleveland “Teb” Roland; son, ...
Charles Forbes, 76, Lawrenceville
Charles “Charlie” Forbes, Jr., age 76, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2019.   He is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years, Landy S ...

Hall

Johnny Delton Mayo II, 51, Gainesville
Johnny Delton Mayo II, 51, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday December 11, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 20, 2019 at Memorial Park Fun ...
Elder Lamar Gabriel, 68, Gainesville
Mr. Elder Lamar Gabriel, age 68, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2019. A Memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, December 28, 2019 from 2:00 to ...
Ruth Elaine Parsons, 75, Gainesville
Ruth Elaine (Crandell) Parsons was born May 15,1944 in Saginaw, Michigan, the daughter of Muriel (Smiley) Crandell and Howard Crandell.  A 1965 graduate of the University of M ...
.Lori Keller Stuber, Gainesville formerly of Naples, Fl and Sapphire Va
Following a very active life during her 47 years in Naples, FL, 32 years in Sapphire Valley, NC and 10 years in Gainesville, GA, Lori Keller Stuber passed away on Wednesday, Decemb ...

Jackson

John Brian Sears, 50, Commerce
John Brian Sears, age 50 of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019 at his residence.   Born on Jan. 14, 1969 in Commerce, GA, he was the son of the late Johnn ...

Lumpkin

John Jones, 75, Dahlonega
Mr. John Ralph Jones Jr., age 75, of Dahlonega, passed away on December 11, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a short illness.  Ralph was a member of the Dahl ...
Ralph Jones, 75, Dahlonega
Mr. Ralph Jones, age 75, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2019.  Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home of ...
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