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Local Obits for Sun. May 17th, 2020

Dawson

Joan Sapp, 83, Dawsonville
Joan Sapp, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday May 17, 2020 following a period of declining health. Born November 14, 1936 in Alexandria, Virginia to the late George and Orrie ...

Forsyth

Dora Mae Mooney, 100, Cumming
Dora Mae Mooney (age 100) passed away on May 17, 2020 in Cumming, GA. She was the oldest living member of Settendown Baptist Church of Cumming, GA. She resided at Chestnut Ridge ...

Jackson

Jack Banks, 82, Commerce
Mr. Jack Banks, age 82, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, May 17, 2020 at his residence.  Mr. Banks was born in Toccoa to the late Ernest and Zelma Banks.  He was a member of ...
Thelma Jane Emmett, 82, Commerce
Thelma Jane Emmett, age 82 of Commerce, GA passed away Sunday, May 17, 2020.   Born on Sept. 4, 1937 in Winder, GA, Mrs. Emmett was the daughter of the late John and Eth ...

Other

Glenson Swafford, 97, Kennesaw
Glenson Swafford, 97, of Kennesaw passed away Sunday, May 17, 2020 at his residence following a period of declining health.  Born January 2, 1923 to the late Carl and Mae ...

White

Thomas “Tom” Leonard, 59, Cleveland
Thomas “Tom” Leonard, age 59 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2020. Mr. Leonard was born on June 8, 1960, in Sumpter, South Carolina, to the late Richard ...
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
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