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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 4th, 2020

Forsyth

Paul W. Horton, 90, Cumming
Paul W. Horton, age 90, of Cumming, Ga, died peacefully at his home on the morning of July 4. He was born in Macon, Ga., to the late Jack and Sarah Horton. He attended Lanier Bo ...
Diane E. Goss, 75, Cumming
Diane E. Goss, 75, of Cumming entered through the Gates of Heaven on July 4, 2020.  She is preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Rev. Jerry Goss; parents, Rev. Ralph a ...
Cora Lee Martin, 93, a native of Forsyth County passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020 following a short period of declining health. Cora Lee was the oldest living member of Silver Sho ...

Gwinnett

Billy Southerland, 87, Duluth
Billy Southerland, age 87, of Duluth, GA passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wallace J. Sutherland and Sara Evelyn Whitten Southerland; bro ...

Hall

Howell Henry Loggins, 90, Gainesville
Howell Henry Loggins passed away on Saturday July 4, 2020 surrounded by family and friends.  The family has cancelled the visitation and memorial service for Sunday, July 2 ...
Mr. Edward Ashley “Pop” Pattillo, 82, of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, 2020 in t ...
Jack M. Perry, 85, Lula
Mr. Jack M. Perry, 85, of Lula passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, services will be held at a later date. Bo ...
Joseph "Joe" Minor Porter, Jr, 95, Chestnut Mountain
Joseph “Joe” Minor Porter, Jr. age 95 of Chestnut Mountain entered heaven Saturday July 4, 2020 at the Bell Minor Nursing Home. Joe was born April 9, 1925 in Dawso ...

Jackson

Sheila Ann House, 43, Jefferson
Sheila Ann House, age 43 of Jefferson, GA passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020.   Born on Jan. 22, 1977 in Norcross, GA, Miss. House was the daughter of the late John Ed H ...

Lumpkin

Mr. James Franklin Poss, age 56, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020. It was James' wishes to be cremated. No public services are being held at this time.  To share a ...
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