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Local Obits for Tue. May 14th, 2019

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Gregory "Greg" Smith, 62, Winder
Gregory “Greg” Smith, age 62, of Winder, GA passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019. He was preceded in death by father, Henry V. Smith. Mr. Smith is survived by his wife ...

Forsyth

Zora Johnson, 61, Cumming
  Zora Johnson 61, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Tuesday May 14, 2019. Ms. Johnson’s visitation will be held at McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory on ...

Gwinnett

Charles “Chad” Theodore Phillips, Jr., age 50, passed away at his home in Suwanee, GA, on May 14 2019. Chad attended Berkmar High School where he played soccer and w ...

Hall

Willie G. Jackson, 90, Gainesville
Willie G. Jackson, 90, of Gainesville, GA, died May 14, 2019. Survivors include his wife, Vera Neal Jackson; children, Dianne Jackson, Deloris Jackson, Carol Jackson, Timothy (S ...
Joy Faye Loden, 67, Lula
Joy Fay Loden, 67, of Lula passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2019 ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Kimberly Adams “Kim” Brookshire, age 52, of Pendergrass, who passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Mrs. Brookshire was bo ...
Martha Jane Rogers, Clermont
Martha Jane Rogers died Tuesday, May 14, 2019 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2019 at Holly Springs Baptist Church.&nbs ...
George Mack Walls, 81, Gainesville
   George Mack Walls, age 81 of Gainesville, Georgia passed into heaven Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at his residence.  Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 pm Fr ...
Carol “Mama C” Weschler passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family on Tuesday, May 14th.  Carol was preceded in death by her parents Rev. C.E. Vaughan and ...

Jackson

George Franklin Sweet, 88, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. George Franklin Sweet, age 88 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, May 15, 2019.  Mr. Sweet was born in Michiga ...

Lumpkin

Eunice Ledford, 83, Dahlonega
Eunice Ledford, age 83 of Dahlonega, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Mrs. Ledford was born on January 3, 1936, in Lumpkin County, to the late Wesley and Martha Lou Etris D ...

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Mary H. Stevens, 83, Hiawasee, formerly of Dallas, Ga.
Mary H. Stevens, age 83, of Hiwassee, Georgia, formerly of Dallas, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Mrs. Stevens was born in National City, California to William and ...

Rabun

Karan Belinda Cathey passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 14.  A lifelong Rabun County resident, Karan was the daughter of Ellis and Kate Cathey, late of Mountain City. She ...

Stephens

Rex Anderson, 81, Eastanollee
Mr. Rex Anderson, age 81 of Eastanollee ByPass, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Rev. John Oscar Anderson and Mar ...

White

Hugh Thomas Blackburn, 78, Sautee-Nacoochee
Mr. Hugh Thomas Blackburn, age 78, of Sautee-Nacoochee, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Mr. Blackburn was born in White County to the late Thomas Hester and Bonnie Brown Blac ...
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