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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 22nd, 2019

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Lucille Dollar Landers, 93, of Winder passed away Thursday August 22, 2019.   Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later.   Little & Dave ...

Forsyth

Gwendolyn Lois Timms, 88, Cumming
Gwendolyn Lois Timms, age 88, of Cumming, GA. passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019. She was born in 1931, to the late Buren and Jeanette Bearden. Gwendolyn was a member of New Har ...

Gwinnett

Linda Puckett Hill, 80, Buford
Linda Puckett Hill, age 80, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019, after a strong, courageous battle with bile duct cancer. She was preceded in death by her husband o ...

Habersham

Hal Wayne Chestnutt, 69, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Hal Wayne Chestnutt, age 69 of Clarkesville will be held at 2 PM, Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Hills Crossing Baptist Church.  Rev. Gene Chestnutt, Rev. Wal ...

Hall

Richard Allen Hayes, 61, Gainesville
Richard Allen Hayes, age 61, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019. He was preceded in death by parents, John “Skip” Hayes and Lillian “Pat&rdq ...
Opal Ellaree Stephens Peeples, passed away peacefully on August 22, 2019. She was born, July 4, 1920 to Cranford Stephens and Eva Staton Stephens. She is preceded in death by he ...

Other

Noreen Stanley, 71, England
Noreen Stanley, age 71, of England passed away August 22, 2019. She is survived by children, Freddie Osborne, London, England, Marie Smith, New York, Mark Antony Smith, Bahrain, Mi ...

Stephens

Betty Jean Beacham Sapp, 79, Eastanollee
Mrs. Betty Jean Beacham Sapp, age 79 of Liberty Hill Road, Eastanollee passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A daughter of the last Newt ...
Mrs. Brenda Elaine Grafton Ausborn age 73 of Toccoa passed away Thursday August 22, 2019 at her residence. A daughter of the late Marvin and Dorothy Forrester Grafton, she was b ...
Jerry Keith Owenby, 51, Eastanollee
Mr. Jerry Keith Owenby, age 51, of Eastanollee passed away Thursday August 22, 2019 at his residence. A son of Jerry Owenby and Betty Owenby Burnette, he was born October 2, 196 ...

White

Kenneth Jewel Anderson, 64, Cleveland
On Thursday, August 22, 2019, Kenneth Jewel Anderson, loving husband and father of four children, passed away. Mr. Anderson was born on May 9, 1955, in Cleveland, Georgia, to th ...
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