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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 6th, 2020

Forsyth

Revonda Kay Kee, 58, Cumming
Revonda Kay Kee, age 58, passed away February 6, 2020. She is preceded in death by her daughter: Shineea McDonald and parents: Mary Ellen and Clarence Patton. Survived by Revond ...
On Thursday, February 6th, 2020, William Charles “Charlie” Jones loving husband and father of three children, departed this earth to his heavenly home at the age of 43. ...

Gwinnett

Mary Herrin Autry, 75, Buford
Mary Herrin Autry, age 75, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, Bobby Gene Autry. She is survived by he ...
Bobby A. Welch, 77, Buford
Bobby A. Welch, age 77, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Jeannette Jones Welch. He is survived by his wi ...
Myrtle Freeman George, 97, Buford
Myrtle Freeman George, age 97, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 6, 2020. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Clarence Henry George; parents, Thomas Arthur ...

Habersham

Angela Faye "Angie" Gibby, 48, Clarkesville
Angela Faye “Angie” Gibby, age 48 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, February 06, 2020. Born in Demorest, Georgia on October 17, 1971, she was a daugh ...

Hall

Jo Evelyn Taylor, 74, Talmo
Jo Evelyn Taylor age 74 of Talmo, passed away Thursday February 6, 2020 at her residence.  Mrs. Taylor was born November 2, 1945 in Gainesville to the late Hubert Walter &a ...
John Bernard “Bernie” Hojdila Jr. passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020 following a sudden illness. Bernie was preceded in death by his parents John and Florence Ungar ...

Jackson

Janice Marie Chamberlain Whittington, age 81, of Talmo passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020.  Janice loved her family and her dog Bailey.  She never stopped striving to ...

Lumpkin

Ronnie Wood, 80, Dahlonega
Ronnie Allen Wood, age 80, of Dahlonega, Georgia, (formerly of Cumming, Georgia) passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020. Graveside service will be 11AM, Wednesday, February 12, 202 ...

Other

Marlene Constance (Connie) McCray, 69, of Columbus, GA, died  Thursday, February 6, 2020. She leaves to cherish her memory to her daughter, Amethyst Vinson; three grandsons ...

Stephens

Mrs. Linda Gail Edmonds Thomason age 74 of Toccoa passed Thursday February 6, 2020 at her residence.   A daughter of the late George Milford and Mozell Gladys Watson Edm ...

White

Betty Jo Houghton, 89, Sautee-Nacoochee
Mrs. Betty Jo Houghton, age 89 of Sautee-Nacoochee, passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.  Private Fa ...
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