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Local Obits for Thu. May 23rd, 2019

Banks

Hunter Nathaniel-Casey, 6 m, Carnesville
Infant Hunter Nathaniel-Casey, 6 months old of Carnesville, GA passed away Friday, May 17, 2019. Born on December 21, 2018 in Atlanta, GA, he was the son of Kimberly Casey Evere ...

Barrow

David Alan McKinnon, 77, Statham
David Alan McKinnon, age 77, of Statham passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706 ...
Doris Lee Milam Mertens, 90, passed away on May 23rd, 2019. Doris “Nana” as many called her was born on March 3, 1929 in Alexandria, LA and was the eldest of 8.  S ...

Gwinnett

Robert Lee Baisden, 58, Buford
Robert Lee Baisden, Jr., age 58, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Lee Baisden, Sr. and Ruby Frazier. He is survi ...
Michael Dwayne Countess, age 58, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019. He was preceded in death by his father, Wayne Countess. Mr. Countess is survived by his wife o ...

Habersham

Betty Ruth Chapman Ward, 77, Cornelia
Mrs. Betty Ruth Chapman Ward, age 77, of Cornelia, Ga passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services a ...

Hall

Violeta Maria Carrion, 90, Flowery Branch
Violeta Maria Carrion, age 90, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-one years, Humberto Carrion, Jr. Sh ...
Joel McArthur Deaton, 76, Clermont
Mr. Joel McArthur Deaton, age 76, of Clermont, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019. Mr. Deaton was born in Gainesville to the late Leonard T. and Christine Hosch Deaton.  In ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Betty Yvonne Stone Weatherly, age 71, Athens, Georgia of the South Jackson Community, who passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Mrs ...

Lumpkin

CYNTHIA KAY (FERRIS) SCHUMANN, age 72, passed away peacefully at her home in Dahlonega, Georgia on the evening of Tuesday, May 7, 2019 with her husband Robert by her side. Cindi ...

Stephens

Jerry Hardin Sheriff, 76, Toccoa
Mr. Jerry Hardin Sheriff age 76 of Toccoa passed away Thursday May 23, 2019 at Brookside Assisted Living in Commerce. A son of the late Marvin and Morene Adams Sheriff, he was b ...
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