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Local Obits for Fri. May 17th, 2019

Forsyth

Nellie Kate Shreve, 73, Cumming
Nellie Kate Shreve, age 73, of Cumming, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019. She loved to work and loved her grandkids. She is preceded in death by her parents, Wilbert and Lilly Mae ...

Gwinnett

Lois Cooper Mitchell, 105, Auburn
Lois Cooper Mitchell, age 105, of Auburn, GA passed away on Friday, May 17, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-eight years, Kermit K. Mitchell; daughter, Ca ...

Habersham

Teddy "Ted" Randolph Riley, 74, Clarkesville
Teddy "Ted" Randolph Riley age 74 of Clarkesville passed away on May 17, 2019. A visitation will be held on Saturday, May 25 at 6 pm. Funeral Services will be held in the ...
Jerry Thomas White, 76, Clarkesville
Jerry Thomas White, age 76 of Clarkesville, passed away on Friday, May 17, 2019. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. An online guest register is a ...

Hall

Ralph Harold Hicks, 73, Callahan, FL. formerly of Gainesville
Ralph Harold Hicks, 73 of Callahan, Florida formerly of Gainesville, Ga. passed away May 17, 2019. Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Christopher R. and Deena Hick ...
Jeffrey Palmer, 60, Oakwood
Jeffrey Nathan Palmer, age 60, of Oakwood passed away Friday, May 17, 2019.  Graveside services will be held with full military honors 12:00 pm Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at Georgi ...
Justus Teal Williams, 2, Gainesville
Justus Teal Williams, 2 years old, of Gainesville passed away Friday, May 17, 2019 at Scottish Rite Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 201 ...

Jackson

Leota H. Gates, 101, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Leota H Gates, 101, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019.  She was born Sept 18, 1917 in Wellington, CO to Andrew and Mathilda Wich.  ...

Lumpkin

Ruth Ward, 88, Dahlonega
Mrs. Ruth Ward, age 88, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, May 17, 2019. Mrs. Ward was born in Fannin County on June 5, 1930 to the late William and Nancy Kendall Hughes.  In ...

Stephens

Mary Grafton Crunkleton, age 80 of Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, May 17, 2019 at Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late Joe and Jewell Grafton, she was born on J ...

White

Craig Lee Bunten, Sautee Nacoochee
Craig Lee Bunten, 49, of Sautee Nacoohee, GA died May 17, 2019. Mr. Bunten was owner and operator of Lone Wolf Trucking, LLC. He is survived by his parents, Larry and Beth Bunten ...
Charlotte Greer, 85, Cleveland
Charlotte Greer, loving wife and mother, passed away on Friday morning, May 17th at age 85. She was born on Nov. 4th 1933 in Boston, Massachusetts.  She grew up on a farm in S ...
Gregory Allen, “SKIP”, Cathey, 70, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019 following a brave battle against pancreatic cancer. Skip was born January 2 ...
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