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Local Obits for Wed. May 15th, 2019

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Martha Alice Francis, 68, Winder
Martha Alice Francis, age 68, of Winder passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019.  Survivors include her daughter Mary Alice Moulder; son Richard Scott Rogers; grandchildren Mercer ...

Forsyth

Joel Max Green, 86, Cumming
On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, Joel Max Green peacefully passed away at the age of 86. He will be loving remember by his wife of 56 years, Beverly (Benton) Green, and their son, Steve ...
Ivan Buddy Samples, 92, Cumming
Mr. Ivan Buddy Samples, age 92, passed away peacefully on May 15, 2019. Buddy was born in Cumming, GA on June 18, 1926. Buddy was a veteran who served in the U.S. Army during the 1 ...
Calvin "Cal" Shiver, 80, Cumming
Calvin "Cal" Shiver 80, of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. A service for Cal will be held at a later date in Eufaula, Alabama. Condolences may b ...

Gwinnett

Gene Jesse Snyder, 90, Dacula
Mr. Gene Jesse Snyder, age 90, of Dacula passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at his residence, surrounded by his family. Memorial Services will be 4:00 p.m., Sunday, May 19, 201 ...
Wynell Waycaster, 78, Buford
Wynell Waycaster, age 78, of Cartersville, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Homer Waycaster, Sr. and ...

Habersham

Percy Frank "Trey" Martin III, 46, Clarkesville
Mr. Percy Frank “Trey” Martin III, age 46, of Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Mr. Martin was born in Mobile Alabama to Frank and Joan Martin, but ...
Lester Thomas, 74, New York formerly of Alto
Lester Thomas, age 74 of New York formerly of Alto, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. An online guest re ...

Hall

Christy Shay Woods, 49, Gainesville
Christy Shay Woods, age 49, passed away on May 15, 2019, in the cardiac care unit of Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.  She was born December 22, 1969, in A ...
Christopher Blake Proctor, 35, Gainesville
Mr. Christopher Blake Proctor age 35 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday May 15, 2019 at his residence following a sudden illness.  Funeral services are scheduled for T ...

Jackson

Roy Tanner, Jr, Commerce
Roy Tanner, Jr. passed away May 15, 2019, at his home in Banks Crossing.    Mr. Tanner was born on March 7, 1930 in Pumpkin Center, Georgia in Hall County.  He ...

Lumpkin

Jerry Boatfield, 82, Dahlonega
 Mr. Jerry W. Boatfield, age 82, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Mr. Boatfield was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  He was born on ...

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Eleanor Deal Law, 83, Clayton
 Eleanor Deal Law, (83), of Clayton, Georgia, wife of Albert Keith Law, passed away at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia, on May 15, 2019.  ...
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