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Local Obits for Sun. Apr 28th, 2019

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Nadezhda Franchuk, 92, Cumming
Nadezhda Franchuk, age, 92 of Cumming, GA passed away, Sunday, April 28, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ivan Franchuk. She is survived by son, Vladim ...
On Sunday April 28th, Joseph “Jay” G. Longo, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away at the age of 76 in Cumming, Ga.  Joseph was born on August 7, 194 ...

Gwinnett

Willie Claude Malcolm, Jr., age 62, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019. He is preceded in death by his parents, Willie Claude Malcolm, Sr. and Johnnie Mae Cook; si ...
Silvia Mederos Melugin, age 55, of Buford, GA, passed away, Sunday, April 28, 2019.  She was preceded in death by his father, Jose P. Mederos.  Mrs. Melugin is survived b ...
Nella Zhigaylo, 79, Suwanee
Nella Zhigaylo, age 79, passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019.  She is survived by her husband of fifty-nine years, Peter Zhigaylo, Suwanee, GA; twelve children; fifty-five ...

Hall

Monica Turner, Gainesville
 Monica Turner, of Gainesville, GA, died at her home Sunday, April 28, 2019, after an extended battle against ovarian cancer.      Born in Atlanta, GA November ...
Mary Irene Mullinax of Clermont departed this life on Sunday, April 28, after a courageous battle with cancer. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm i ...

Jackson

James Harold “Cooter” Lawson, age 71 of Jefferson, GA passed away Sunday, April 28, 2019 at his residence.   Born on June 30, 1947 in Nauvoo, AL, he was the ...
John Palmer Pace, 52, Jefferson
John Palmer Pace, age 52, of Jefferson passed away Sunday, April 28, 2019.  Memorial services will be held 7:00 pm Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  R ...

Lumpkin

William Eugene Middlebrook, age 70 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away Sunday, April 28, 2019. Graveside service will be 11AM, Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at Antioch Baptist Church ...

White

Frances Walters, 102, Cleveland
Mrs. Frances Walters, age 102, of Cleveland, GA, passed away at her home early Sunday, April 28, 2019. Frances was born in Newton, KS on January 7, 1917 to the late Clyde Holman ...
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
'Saved by the Bell' star Dustin Diamond dies of cancer at 44
“Saved by the Bell” star Dustin Diamond died Monday after a three-week fight with cancer