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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 12th, 2019

Banks

Ivie Funeral  Home announces services for Mr. William Arnold Chesser 78  of Homer who passed away Wednesday June 12, 2019.  Survivors include his wife Johnnie R. Che ...
Johnny L. White, 57, Lula
Johnny L. White, age 57 of Lula, passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Born in Thomaston, Georgia on February 2, 1962 to the late John Lafayette (J.L.) and Frances Ruth Crisp ...

Dawson

Gwendolyn Jackson Lunceford, 86, Dawsonville
Mrs. Gwendolyn Jackson Lunceford, age 86, of Dawsonville, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Mrs. Lunceford was born on November 22, 1932, in Barnesville, Georgia, to the lat ...

Gwinnett

James H. Baker, 90, Buford
On June 12, 2019 James H. Baker, age 90, departed from his earthly life into his eternal life in Heaven. He was raised by his grandparents, Frank and Emma Baker in the Grove Park a ...

Habersham

Bobby Kenneth Canup, 78, Clarkesville
A celebration of life service to honor Bobby Kenneth Canup, age 78 of Clarkesville, will be held Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 12 Noon at Center Baptist Church in Roberstown. Pastor M ...

Hall

Charlotte Audrey Sawyer, 86, Gainesville
Charlotte Audrey Sawyer, 86, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at the Oaks at Limestone. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, 201 ...
Cora Sue Cheek, 79, Oakwood
Cora Sue Cheek passed away peacefully at home on June 12, 2019. Sue is preceded in death by her “Pop” Milton Sprayberry, Mom-Sarah Sprayberry, and sister Vera Lively ...

Jackson

Jeffrey Lyn Edge, 58, Commerce
Mr. Jeffrey Lyn Edge, age 58, of Commerce died Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at his residence.  Mr. Edge was born in Gainesville to the late, J.C. and Maudane Truelove Edge.  ...
Claudine McClure Kesler, 83, Commerce
Mrs. Claudine McClure Kesler, age 83, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at her residence.  Mrs. Kesler was born in Commerce to the late Claude and Maude Hollifield ...
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.