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Local Obits for Fri. May 31st, 2019

Forsyth

Karen May Eber, Cumming
Karen May Eber passed away peacefully on May 31, 2019 after a hard-fought battle with lung cancer. Karen was born on December 19, 1957 in Oceanside, NY. She had a successful c ...
Lamar Martin, 76, Cumming
Pastor Lamar Martin passed away on May 31st at his home in Cumming, Georgia, at the age of 76. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Sue Martin. He leaves behind his three dau ...

Habersham

Evelyn (Vicki) K. Peek, 83, Clarkesville
Evelyn (Vicki) K. Peek, age 83 of Clarkesville, passed away on Friday, May 31, 2019. Mrs. Peek was born in Cornelia, Georgia on October 14, 1935 to the late George Ernest and Ma ...
Phillip “Phil” Kenneth Perry, age 74 of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Mr. Perry was born in Toccoa, Georgia on January 3, 1945 to the late Floyd a ...

Hall

Glenda Marie Erwin, 80, Alto
Glenda Marie Erwin, 80, of Alto, Georgia and formerly of Flora passed away Friday evening, May 31, 2019 at her home in Alto, Georgia. She was born on May 9, 1939 in Flora, the d ...
Charlie Evans, 88, Gainesville
Mr. Charlie Evans age 88 of Gainesville passed away on Friday May 31, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.        ...
Richard F. Kennemore, 85, Gainesville
 Richard Franklin Kennemore died Friday, May 31, 2019 at NEGMC following a brief illness. He is preceded in death by his parents, Victor and Fannie (Boyd) Kennemore; Daught ...
Carroll Turner McGehee, 81, Gainesville
Mr. Carroll Turner McGehee, age 81, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Saturday, May 31 , 2019. Carroll was born in 1937, to the late Seymour and Minnie McGehee. He worked at Southeas ...

Jackson

John H. Fisher III, 72, Jefferson formerly of Greenville, Mississippi
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. John H. Fisher III, age 72, formerly of Greenville, Mississippi, who passed away peacefully on Friday, May 31, 2019, at his sister and ...
Allie Hill Allen, 75, Commerce
Mrs. Allie Hill Allen, age 75, of Commerce, GA died Friday, May 31, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mrs. Allen was born in Homer to the late Joe and Leoala Chambers H ...

Lumpkin

Jimmy Armstrong, 79, Dahlonega
Mr. Jimmy Armstrong, age 79, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, May 31, 2019. Mr. Armstrong was born in Hall County on January 4, 1940 to the late William Robert and Annie Mae Arm ...
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