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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 8th, 2019

Forsyth

Irene Yarbrough, 93, Cumming
Irene Yarbrough, 93, of Ft. Worth, TX, formerly of Cumming passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019.  Irene was the second oldest member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church.  She is ...

Gwinnett

Topsy Merelda Ho-Shing, 86, Sugar Hill
Topsy Merelda Ho-Shing, age 86, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019.  She is survived by her children, Patricia Allen-Mair, Buford, GA, Audley Ho-Shing, ...

Habersham

Jesus Gilberto Arizaga, 20, Mt. Airy
  Jesus Gilberto Arizaga 20, of Mt. Airy, Georgia died on Sunday, September 8, 2019. Visitation will be on Thursday, September 12,2019 from 4-8pm in the chapel of McDona ...
Robert Cook, 88, Alto
Robert Hargrove Cook, age 88, of Alto, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 8, 2019. Mr. Cook was born on November 25, 1930 in Habersham County, Georgia to ...

Hall

Mary Jane Hamilton, 85, Gainesville
Mary Jane Hamilton, 85, of Gainesville, GA, was born December 16, 1933 to the late Doc Whelchel and the late Nellie Estella Whelchel in Lumpkin County, Georgia. She went home to be ...

Jackson

Celebration of Life Service for Mrs. Estelle Millsap Stringer of Jefferson, Georgia will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019, 1:00 PM at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 4000 Thurmon ...

Other

Annette Pinyan Lanier, 78, Atlanta
  Annette Pinyan Lanier, age 78, of Atlanta, GA, passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019. She is survived by her children & grandchildren: Nancy and Jeff Purdon (Mered ...
Stewart Lloyd Young, 47, Lakewood, Colorado
Stewart Lloyd Young, age 47, of Lakewood, Colorado, passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019. He was born on July 4, 1972, in Vallejo, California and lived in Georgia for over 1 ...

Stephens

Mrs. Margaret Inez Petty McCollum, age 83 of Rock Creek Road, Toccoa passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019 in Gainesville, Georgia. A daughter of the late A.D. and Ada Davis Pet ...
Margaret McCollum, 83, Toccoa
Mrs. Margaret Inez Petty McCollum, age 83 of Rock Creek Road, Toccoa passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019 in Gainesville, Georgia.   A daughter of the late A.D. and Ada Dav ...
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
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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