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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 9th, 2020

Gwinnett

Eugene Delaney, 85, Buford
Eugene Delaney, age 85, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife, Walstine Waters Delaney and brother, Bobby Cantrell. Mr. Delan ...

Hall

Tommy Mason Turner, 83, Gainesville
Tommy Mason Turner, age 83 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020. Mr. Turner was born on May 17, 1936, in Atlanta, Georgia, to the late Grady and Jerrine Adam ...
Brandon Scott Yarbrough, 30, Gainesville
Brandon Scott Yarbrough age 30 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020. Mr. Yarbrough lived in Gainesville, GA all of his life. Brandon was joyful and full of l ...
Robin “Reid” Blalock, 55, Flowery Branch
Robin “Reid” Blalock, age 55, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020. He was preceded in death by father, Albert Blalock and mother, Bonnie Loui ...
Patrick Ausborn Pruitt, 66, Gainesville
Patrick Ausborn Pruitt, age 66, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020. Mr. Pruitt was born on July 29, 1953 in Sacramento, California to the late Hill ...

Jackson

Clara Braselton Jackson, 88, Braselton
Clara Braselton Jackson (Pam), age 88, of Braselton passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Lawson Funeral ...
Dale Glenn Allen, 53, Commerce
Dale Glenn Allen, age 53, of Commerce passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020.  Memorial service will be held 7:00 pm Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.&n ...

Lumpkin

Linda Jones, 65, Dawsonville
Linda Jones, 65, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday January 9, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born April 17, 1954 in Norfolk, ...

Other

Margaret Duck, 63, Greensboro
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Margaret Driskell Duck, age 63 of Greensboro, Georgia, formerly of Braselton, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, January 9, 2020 ...
Joseph Gerard Wolfort, 84, Hayesville, NC
Mr. Joseph Gerard Wolfort age 84 of Hayesville, North Carolina passed away on Thursday January 9, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.  &n ...

White

Larry David Allen, 75, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Larry David Allen, age 75 of Cleveland. Larry passed away Thursday, January 9, 2019 following a period of declining hea ...
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