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Local Obits for Thu. May 16th, 2019

Banks

Charlie Turpin, 73, Homer
Charlie Turpin, age 73 of Homer, GA passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 at his residence.   Born on September 19, 1945 in Homer, GA, he was the son of the late Robert and ...

Forsyth

Charline Gail (Mull) Almquist was born on January 21, 1933 and passed away on May 16, 2019 after an extended illness.  Gail was a resident of Cumming, Georgia at the time of h ...

Gwinnett

Linda Alexander Heard, 76, Buford
Linda Alexander Heard, age 76, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 after an extended illness. She was preceded in death by parents, W. R. and Willie Mae Alexander; and ...

Habersham

Rita Smith Holcomb, 63, Demorest
Rita Smith Holcomb, age 63 of Demorest, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 16, 2019.   Born in Demorest, Georgia on April 04, 1956, she was a daught ...

Hall

Frank Willett Armstrong, 78, Gainesville
Frank Willett Armstrong died May 16, 2019.  A celebration of his life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Gainesville First United Methodist Church.  ...

Jackson

Scott Neal Stephens, 54, Commerce
Scott Neal Stephens, age 54 of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 at his residence.   Born on Feb. 20, 1965 in Naples, FL, he was the son of  R.C. Step ...

White

Joyce Reid Sanders, 87, Sautee-Nacoochee
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Joyce Reid Sanders, age 87, of Sautee-Nacoochee. Mrs. Sanders passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019. Arrangements are inc ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
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Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
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.