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Local Obits for Sat. Sep 21st, 2019


Ronald Edwin Roetman, 75, Cumming
Ronald Edwin Roetman on Saturday, September 21, 2019, dedicated follower of Jesus Christ, went home to be with the Lord at the age of 75. He was a faithful and devoted husband of 5 ...


Lynn J. Harter, 85, Sugar Hill
Lynn J. Harter, age 85, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Saturday, September 21, 2019. He was preceded in death by his daughters, Leigh Wilson and Jean Harter; sons, Andrew Harter, ...
Ivan Robert Wall, 53, Snellville
Mr. Ivan Robert Wall, age 53 of Snellville passed away Saturday, September 21, 2019 at his residence. A son of the late Royce and Mildred Owens Wall, he was born October 24, 196 ...


Phyllis Jeanne Pursley, 57, Gainesville
Phyllis Jeanne Pursley, age 57, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Ms. Pursley was born on April 4, 1962, in Gainesville, Georgia, to the late ...
Wayne Russell Baker, 61, Gainesville
Wayne Russell Baker, 61, of Gainesville, GA passed away Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday ...
Grace A. Leonard, 92, Gainesville
Mrs. Grace A. Leonard age 92 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday September 21, 2019 at Autumn Breeze Assisted Living following an extended illness. Graveside services will be ...


Barbara Ann Black, 68, Commerce
Barbara Ann Black was born on April 6, 1951 and went to be with the Lord on September 21, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Hoyt and Rose Leachman. She had two children; Sha ...
Harper Mae Wiley, Inf, Hoschton
Infant Harper Mae Wiley, daughter of Joshua and Brittany Wiley, passed away on Saturday, September 21, 2019. She was preceded in death by her paternal great grandmother, Evelyn Gee ...
Julia P. Williams, 97, Homer
Mrs. Julia P. Williams, age 97, of Homer, GA died Saturday, September 21, 2019 at her residence.  Mrs. Williams was born in Homer to the late John and Byrd Hope Payne.  S ...


Janelle Black, 78, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, formerly of Cleveland
Janelle B. Black, age 78, of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, formerly of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Mrs. Black was born on June 22, 1941, in Gainesville, Geor ...
Tammi Boswell, 55, Cleveland
Tammi Boswell age 55 passed away Saturday, September 21, 2019. Tammi is survived by uncle and aunt Billy and Christy Phillips, of Cleveland, Georgia; aunt and uncle Judy and Doug W ...
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
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