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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 28th, 2020

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Dianne Chastain Brown, 69, Cumming
Dianne Chastain Brown, age 69, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. Dianne was born in 1950, to the late Roy and Hattie Chastain.  She was a loving wife, ...
Madison Leigh Cook, 17, Cumming
Madison Leigh Cook 17, of Cumming, GA. passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. Memorial services will be held on Sunday, February 1, 2020 at 3:00pm at Cross Church 2850 Old At ...
Jennie J. Gorchsk, 93, Cumming
Jennie J. Gorchsk 93, of Cumming, GA passed away on January 28, 2020. Graveside services will be held on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 10:00am. At Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East ...
Dorsey Lamar Taylor, 63, Cumming
Dorsey Lamar Taylor, age 63, of Cumming, GA passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his parents, William Dorsey Taylor and Sarah Kathryn Roberts Ta ...

Hall

Wayne Phillips, 69, Flowery Branch
Wayne Phillips, age 69, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his partner of twenty-two years, Theresa Cofer Patric; parent ...

Jackson

Virginia Hughes Moore, 93, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Hughes Moore, age 93 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, January 28, 2020.  Mrs. Moore was born in Gai ...

Lumpkin

Teresa Ann Wilson, 53, Dahlonega
On the night of January 28 at 10:40pm, Heaven got a whole lot louder because Teresa Ann Wilson showed up. There’s no doubt she made an entrance that raised some eyebrows and ...

Other

Barbara Crenshaw Smith, 88, Ball Ground
Barbara Crenshaw Smith, age 88, of Ball Ground, GA, passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 28, 2020. She was born in 1931, to the late Benjamin and Gwendolyn Crenshaw. Barbara enj ...

Stephens

Mark Joseph Luckett, 59, Toccoa
Mr. Mark Joseph Luckett, age 59 of Defoor Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at his home. A son of the late Chester and Betty Broome Luckett, he was born in Indi ...
Hortense Anderson Payne of Toccoa passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, just five days after her 92nd birthday. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on January 23, 19 ...
Irene Young York, 87, Toccoa
Mrs. Irene Young York, age 87 of W. Currahee Street, Toccoa went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. A daughter of the late Clyde and Mamie Sheriff Young, she ...
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