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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 30th, 2019

Gwinnett

James R. Appling, 84, Buford
James R. Appling, age 84, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, August 30, 2019. He was preceded in death by grandson, Corey Appling; parents, Rev. Millard and Loy Appling; sister, ...
John W. Owens, 83, Buford
John W. Owens, age 83, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, August 30, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Owens; parents, George and Henrietta Owens; brother, ...
James E. Parnell, 70, Dacula
James E. Parnell, age 70, of Dacula, GA passed away Friday, August 30, 2019. He is survived by companion, Linda Barnett, Dacula; daughter, Janet Parnell Olivet and husband, Royc ...
Mary “Lil” Myers Titlow, age 92 of Buford, GA, died Friday, August 30, 2019. A graveside service will be held Sunday, September 1, 2019 at 3 PM at Floral Hills Memory G ...

Habersham

Charles David Peek, 72, Clarkesville
Charles David Peek, age 72, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Friday, August 30, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced soon. MCGAHEE-GRI ...

Hall

Welcomb Lipscomb, Gainesville
Welcomb Lipscomb, affectionately known as “Jim” was born on April 10, 1950 in Gainesville Georgia to the late Geraldine Ellison and Marshall Lipscomb. He began his eter ...
Tony "Long John" Brown, 64, Gainesville
Tony "Long John" Brown, 64, of Gainesville, GA, died August 30, 2019. Viewing will be Thursday September 5, 2019 from 1pm-8pm. The family will receive family and friends ...
Evelyn Rogers Little, 96, Gainesville
Evelyn Rogers Little, 96 of Gainesville passed away Friday August 30, 2019. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Little was the daughter of the late Scroggs and Lizzie Aberc ...
Harold J. Orr, 85, Flowery Branch
Harold J. Orr, age 85, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Friday, August 30, 2019. He was preceded in death by his son, Mark Sidney Orr; parents, Fred and Gladys Summerour Orr ...

Other

James Albert “Jim” Phillips, 87, Wichita, Kansas
James Albert “Jim” Phillips, age 87, of Wichita, Kansas passed away Friday, August 30, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-seven years, Suzanne C. Ph ...

White

Leslie Arthur Green, 76, Sautee
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Leslie Arthur Green, age 76 of Sautee. Les passed away Friday, August 30, 2019. Funeral services are scheduled for 1 ...
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