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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Mar 17th, 2019

Dawson

Luise Harshbarger, 97, Dawsonville
Ms. Luise Harshbarger 97, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on March 17, 2019. Luise is predeceased in death by her husband Voyte Harshbarger. She is survived by her daughters; ...
Garry Anthony Ivey, 62, Dawsonville
Garry Anthony Ivey, 62, of Dawsonville passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2019 following an extended illness. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, 2 ...

Forsyth

Lucilla Whitt, 74, Cumming
  Lucilla Whitt 74, of Cumming, GA passed away on March 17, 2019. Services will be held in Texas at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.c ...

Hall

Jerry L. Swaim, 84, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jerry L. Swaim, age 84, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019 at The Oaks of Limestone. The family will receive friends 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, Mar ...
Matthew David Williams, 33, Flowery Branch
Mr. Matthew David Williams, age 33, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville. Memorial Services will be held ...
Rex Michael "Mike" Watson, 65, Gainesville
  Rex Michael "Mike" Watson, 65 of Gainesville passed away Sunday March 17, 2019 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Watson was a graduat ...

Jackson

Chuck Lee Baxter, 59, Commerce
Mr. Chuck Lee Baxter, age 59, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, March 9, 2019 at his residence.  Mr. Baxter was born in Commerce to the late Gaston Lafayette “Fate” a ...
Helen K. Brewer, Commerce
Mrs. Helen K. Brewer, age 91, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, March 10, 2019 at Hill Haven Nursing Home.  Mrs. Brewer was born in Commerce to the late William Armenius and Tressi ...
Stanley Fouche, 70, Nicholson
Mr. Stanley Fouche, age 70, of Nicholson died Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Emory Hospital.  Mr. Fouche was born in Athens to the late, Willard and Myrtle Palmer Fouche.  Mr. ...

Other

Mittie Elizabeth Pickren Thomas, 76, Seneca, SC formerly of Toccoa
Mrs. Mittie Elizabeth Pickren Thomas, age 76 of Seneca, South Carolina and formerly of Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019 at the Greenville Memorial Hospital. A ...
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