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Local Obits for Fri. Dec 27th, 2019

Dawson

Peri Sue Meyer, 57, Dawsonville
Peri Sue Meyer, 57, of Dawsonville passed away Friday December 27, 2019. Born September 8, 1962 in Syracuse, New York, she had lived in Dawson County for the past 24 years havin ...

Forsyth

Cathy Abbott, 64, Cumming
Cathy Abbott, 64, of Cumming passed away Friday December 27, 2019 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born August 28, 1955 in Rome, Georgia to the late Geor ...
Lucas Allen Collins, 9 m, Cumming
Lucas Allen Collins, age 9 months, of Cumming, GA went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, December 26, 2019.  Lucas and his family attend Mt. Tabor Baptist Churc ...

Gwinnett

Robert Crowl, 58, Sugar Hill
Robert M. “Bob” Crowl, age 58, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, December 27, 2019. He is survived by his wife of thirty-five years, Diana Crowl, Sugar Hill, GA; ...

Habersham

Carol Nessen, 71, Clarkesville
Carol Lynn Von Nessen, age 71, of Clarkesville, GA passed away on Friday, December 27, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-one years, Wayne Von Nessen. She is s ...
Lloyd K. Tomlin, 90, Cornelia
Lloyd K. Tomlin age 90 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 27, 2019. Born in Cleveland, Georgia on June 05, 1929, he was a son of the late Hok ...

Hall

Frances Powell Hodge, 92, Gainesville
FRANCES POWELL HODGE died peacefully at the age of 92 on Thursday December 27, 2019. She was a resident of Lanier Village Estates. Frances was born in Westminster, South Carolin ...
Charles Sherer, 84, Gainesville
Mr. Charles Russell Sherer age 84 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Friday December 27, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. Memorial services will be held at a ...
Willie Stringer, Flowery Branch
Celebration of Life Services for Ms. Willie C.Stringer of  Flowery Branch, GA will be held on Saturday, January  4, 2020, 1:00 PM at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 4000 Thurm ...
Marsha Gammell Wells, 71, Gainesville
Marsha Gammell Wells, age 71, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, December 27, 2019. She is survived by her husband of twenty-nine years, David B. Wells, Gainesville, GA; chi ...

Jackson

Christie Martin Rainwater, 61, jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Christie Martin Rainwater, age 61 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, December 27, 2019.  Mrs. Rainwater was bor ...

Lumpkin

Terence Frederick Slater, 98, Dahlonega
Terence Frederick “Terry” Slater, age 98, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 27, 2019. He was a resident of Dahlonega for the past 31 years. Terry was a ...

Other

Kathryn Tipton Burkes, 72, Watkinsville
On Friday, December 27, 2019, Kathryn Tipton Burkes, beloved wife and mother of three, passed away at the age of 72 after a heroic battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). ...

Stephens

Thelma Elaine Williams Henry, age 77, of Toccoa, Georgia, formerly of Baldwin, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 27, 2019. Mrs. Henry was born April 24, ...

White

Hayward Ligie Rogers, 81, Cleveland
Mr. Hayward Ligie Rogers, age 81 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, December 27, 2019. Mr. Rogers was born April 10, 1938 in White County to the late Harvey Washington Rogers and ...
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