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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 14th, 2020

Forsyth

Jeanette M. Buice, 81, Cumming
Jeanette M. Buice, age 81, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She is preceded in death by her parents, Melvin and Evelyn McPhers ...
Donald Hugh Burruss, 71, Cumming
Donald Hugh Burruss, 71, of Cumming passed away at his home Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Don was a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, graduating from Forsyth County High School, and w ...

Gwinnett

Clyde Jones, 57, Dacula
Clyde Harvey Jones was born on January 31, 1963. He was the son of the late Mrs. Annie Ruth Duke Jones & Mr. Clyde Jones Jr. He departed this world on July 14, 2020. He is prec ...

Habersham

David Keith Benfield, 60, Clarkesville
David Keith Benfield, age 60 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Born in Habersham County on August 28, 1959, Mr. Benfield was the son of Lewis Henry Benfield a ...
Giselle Morales, 69, Batesville
Giselle Morales, age 69, of Batesville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the ...
Lowell Scroggs, 46, Clarkesville
Lowell Scroggs, age 46 of Clarkesville, passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2020.  Born in Gainesville, Georgia on October 9, 1973, to Regina Scroggs of Alto and the late Otis ...

Hall

Benny Ray Garmon, 65, Gainesville
Benny Ray Garmon, age 65, of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Benny was born in Gainesville, GA to the late Ernest and Eva Mae Garmon. He was a loving, suppor ...
Billy Wayne Richardson, 84, Gainesville
Billy Wayne Richardson, 84 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday July 14, 2020. Services to be announced. Those wishing to send online condolences to the family may do so at lit ...
James Michael Burris, 53, Gainesville
James Michael Burris 53 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday July 14th. Professional Funeral Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
James Michael (Mike) Burris, 52, Gainesville
James Michael (Mike) Burris was born on October 5, 1967, to the late Willie James and Faye Ann Anderson Burris. He was a member of Gethsemane F. B. Holiness Church. He graduated fr ...
Edmund Walton Coker, 91, Gainesville
Edmund Walton Coker, 91 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday July 14, 2020. Born January 13, 1929 in Klondike, Hall County, Georgia, Mr. Coker was the son of the late Grover P. an ...
Ruby Kemp Hanes, 93, Flowery Branch
Ruby Kemp Hanes, 93, of Flowery Branch passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Poplar Springs Baptist ...
Linda Dianne Sims, 79, Gainesville
Linda Dianne Sims, 79 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday July 14, 2020 at her residence. Born August 9, 1940 in Gainesville, Georgia, Ms. Sims was the daughter of the late Lunet ...
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