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Local Obits for Mon. Jul 6th, 2020

Gwinnett

Edward Arthur Murphy, 101, Lawrenceville
Mr. Edward Arthur Murphy, age 101, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Monday, July 6, 2020. Mr Murphy was predeceased by his wife Pauline in 2008 and son Brian in 1953. He is surv ...

Habersham

Carl Edward Webb, Clarkesville
Carl Edward Webb of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away July 6, 2020 at home after a long fight with cancer.   Carl was born December 9, 1926, to Allie and May (Trotter) ...
Carolyn Towery Sheppard, 88, Batesville
Carolyn Towery Sheppard age 88 was called home to be with our Lord Jesus on Monday, July 6, 2020. She peacefully passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. ...

Hall

Charlotte Rebecca Askew, 73, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Charlotte Rebecca Askew, 73, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, July 6, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, 2020 in the chapel of Memoria ...
Jeffery Dewayne Simpson, Sr., 58, of Gillsville, passed away Monday, July 6, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Graveside services will be hel ...
Patsy (Patterson) Sutton, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Patsy (Patterson) Sutton age 79, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away July 6, 2020.    Private Family Graveside Services will be held at Alta Vista Cemetery ...
Michael Paul Smith, 42, Gainesville
Michael Paul Smith, 42, of Gainesville passed away Monday, July 6, 2020 at his residence following an extended illness, A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, J ...
Rev. W. L. Whelchel, 90, Gainesville
Rev. W. L. Whelchel 90 of Gainesville passed away on Monday July 6th.     Walter Lee (W.L) Whelchel was born on April 13, 1930 in Lumpkin County, Georgia. H ...

Jackson

Billy Almond, 74, Commerce
Billy Almond 74 of Commerce Ga passed away on Monday July 6th. Mr. Almond's Service will be held Saturday at Warren Chapel Baptist Church at 1pm. Professional Funeral Ser ...

Other

William Robert “Boomer” Dalton, III, 29, Palm Coast, FL formerly of Toccoa
Mr. William Robert “Boomer” Dalton, III, age 29 of Palm Coast, Florida and formerly of Toccoa passed away June 20, 2020. A son of William Dalton and the late Amanda ...
Mae Francine Elsner, 90, Carnesville
Mrs. Mae Francine Elsner, age 90 of Carnesville passed away Monday, July 6, 2020 at her residence.  Mrs. Elsner was born in Homer to the late, Wilson and Florance Poole.  ...
Thomas Mark Stapker, 17, Jasper
Thomas Mark Stapler, 17, of Jasper, Georgia passed away on Monday, July 6th, 2020. He is survived by his mother and stepfather; Jacqueline Stapler and Harley Travis Jones of Jas ...
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