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Local Obits for Mon. Aug 26th, 2019

Forsyth

Fleurette Phyllis Crommett 78, of Cumming, GA passed away on Monday, August 26, 2019. No services are currently scheduled for Ms. Crommett. Condolences may be expressed at ww ...
Denyse C. Fairley, 88, Cumming
Denyse C. Fairley 88 of Cumming, GA passed away on Monday, August 26, 2019. Services will be held in New Hampshire at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdona ...
Leon Jones, Cumming
On October 2nd, 1942, the Chestatee community and Charlie Jones Family was blessed with a beautiful baby boy named Leon Frankie but his friends later called him Pete. He was the se ...

Habersham

Danny Milton Church, 68, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Danny Milton Church, age 68 of Clarkesville, will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, August 29, 2019 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Pastor Scott Crook will off ...

Hall

John Clinton Donehoo, 78, Gainesville
John Clinton Donehoo was born February 24, 1941, in Scottsboro, AL.  He passed away on Monday, August 26, 2019 due to complications of ALS. He is survived by his wife of 56 ye ...
Preston Grady Dover, 77, Gainesville
Preston Grady Dover, age 77, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday August 26, 2019. He was born March 15, 1942 to the late Grady and Cora Dover of Murrayville, GA. Preston is pr ...

Jackson

Sammie Ann Vandiver Peek, 91, Commerce
Sammie Ann Vandiver Peek, age 91 of Commerce, GA passed away Monday, Aug. 26, 2019 at her residence.   Born on Nov. 5, 1928 in Homer, GA, she was a CNA with BJC Hospital ...
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