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Local Obits for Fri. Dec 13th, 2019


Hazel Campbell Gunter, age 72, of Homer passed away Friday, December 13, 2019.  Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel ...


Glenda Jane Morris, 51, Dawsonville
Glenda Jane Morris, 51, of Winder passed away Friday December 13, 2019 at her residence. Born December 27, 1967 in Buford, Georgia, she had lived in Winder for 20 years.  S ...


J’Lin Micah Kimble, 22, Cumming
J’Lin Micah Kimble, age 22, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Thursday, December 12, 2019. The family will receive friends from 11AM to 12PM at McDonald and Son Funeral Home an ...
Robert “Bob” Nelson Land, age 55, of Cumming, GA passed away Friday, December 13, 2019.  He was a loving husband, father, son, brother and friend to many. Bob love ...


Brigitte DeFranco, 88, Buford
Brigitte DeFranco, age 88, of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, December 13, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, Henry DeFranco; son-in-law, Chris N ...
Dr. Jama Denise Evans, 61, Buford
Dr. Jama Denise Evans, age 61, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on Friday, December 13, 2019 at Northside Hospital in Duluth, Georgia. She was born August 3, 1958 in ...
Carol Lee Peebles, 80, Buford
Carol Lee Peebles, age 80, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, December 13, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Ruth Slusher; granddaughter, Brandi Burley; a ...
Ethel Justus Puckett, 101, Buford
Ethel Justus Puckett, age 101, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, December 13, 2019. She was preceded in death by husband, Stanford Puckett; parents, Ben and Lillie Justus; son-i ...


Daniel Laboy "Bo" Hicks, 41, Gainesville
Daniel Labouy “Bo” Hicks, 41, of Gainesville passed away December 13, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. ...
Marion M. Yarbrough, 92, Oakwood
Memorial services for Marion M. Yarbrough, age 92 of Oakwood, will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at Bethlehem Baptist Church.  Dr. Craig Ward and Rev. To ...


Homer J.D. Kinsey, 88, Cleveland
Homer J.D. Kinsey, age 88 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, December 13, 2019. Mr. Kinsey was born October 26, 1931 in Cleveland to the late Lester and Elzoria McAllister Kinsey ...
Richard Karl Schmidt, 76, Cleveland
Richard Karl Schmidt, age 76, of Cleveland, GA passed away Friday, December 13, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his wife of twenty-six years, Carol Anne Buckley Schmidt.&nb ...
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
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
Mary Wilson, longest-reigning original Supreme, dies at 76
Mary Wilson, the longest-reigning original Supreme, has died at 76 years old