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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 28th, 2019

Dawson

JoAnn Poole, 85, Dawsonville
JoAnn Poole, 85, of Dawsonville, GA passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Wednesday August 28, 2019 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born ...
Robert Pruett, 76, Dawsonville
Robert Pruett, 76, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 after an extended illness.  He was born to the late Riley and Irene Pruett.   He was ...

Forsyth

Martha Ann Rickles, 72, Cumming
Martha Ann Rickles, age 72 of Cumming, GA. passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019. She was born in 1947, to the late Andrew and Era Buice Rickles. Martha was a loving mother, grand ...

Gwinnett

Bethenia Mae Bacon, 88, Suwanee
Bethenia Mae Bacon, age 88 of Suwanee, formerly of White County, passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Mrs. Bacon was born on May 31, 1931, in White County, to the late Bar ...

Hall

Barbara (Bee) Rutherford, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Barbara (Bee) Rutherford, age 85, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 am Friday, August 30, 2019 at Me ...
Donald Edward Hensley, 79, Gainesville
Mr. Donald Edward Hensley, age 79, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at The Oaks at Scenic View, surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m ...
John H. Smallwood, Gainesville
Mr. John H. Smallwood, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 in the chapel of Memori ...
William B. Thomas, 69, Gainesville
Mr. William B. Thomas, age 69 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.      &nbs ...

Lumpkin

Douglas "Doug" Barrett, 63, Dahlonega
Douglas "Doug" Barrett, age 63 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Visitation will be Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 1 to 3 PM with a memorial s ...
Golden Lee Chester, 74, Dahlonega
Mr. Golden Lee Chester, age 74, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Lee was born in Lumpkin County on December 18, 1944 to the late William Raymond “Tug&r ...
Lee Chester, 74, Dahlonega
Mr. Lee Chester, age 74, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019.   Complete funeral arrangements will announced later by Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home of Dahl ...

Other

James (Jim) Clarence Lamb, Jr, 89, Blue Ridge, formerly of Gainesville
Mr. James (Jim) Clarence Lamb, Jr., 89, passed away, peacefully, on August, 28, 2019 in Blue Ridge, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Deborah Lynn Hughes; by his p ...
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.
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