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Local Obits for Wed. Jul 8th, 2020


Tamika Latrece Manes, 44, Cumming
  Tamika Latrece Manes 44, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, July 8th, 2020. Tamika is survived by her loving husband; Christopher Manes of Cumming, Georgia. ...


Barbara Ann Loving, 84, Buford
Barbara Ann Loving, age 84, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2020. She was preceded in death by parents, Jack and Lizzie Hanson Loving; sisters, Lucille Loving Hanson, ...
Lucille “Lucy” Forbes Clark, age 87, of Suwanee, GA passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2020. She was preceded in death by husband of sixty-three years, Robert L. Clark, Jr. ...
Ruth B. Leonard, 87, Lawrenceville
Ruth B. Leonard, age 87, of Lawrenceville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2020.   She was born in Carrollton, Georgia to the late Troy and Eunice Burks. In ...


Timothy P. “Tim” Rider, 48, of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away Wednesday July 8, 2020 at his residence following a sudden illness. Born June 30, 1972, he was a native ...


Sarah N. Robertson, 82, Gainesville
Sarah N. Robertson 82 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday July 8th. The visitation for Mrs. Robertson will be Sunday July 12th at Wimberly Funeral Home between the hours of 12p ...
William Bill Rucker, 73, Gainesville
William Bill Rucker was born June 30, 1947 and he departed this life on July 8, 2020. He was born to the late Mr. Dorsey Rucker and Mrs. Francis Rucker. He is preceded in death by ...


James E. Smith, 73, Commerce
James E. Smith, age 73 of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at his residence.   Born on March 16, 1947 in Jefferson, GA, Mr. Smith was the son of the late ...


Michael Lynn Foster, 63, Lithonia
Michael Lynn Foster, age 63, of Lithonia, GA passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. He was preceded in death by his mother, Anna Foster and brother, David Foster. He is survived b ...


Ima Jean Underwood, 85, Cleveland
Ima Jean Underwood age 85 of Cleveland passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at Gateway Nursing Home. Mrs. Underwood was born October, 15th 1934 to the late William Westmoreland a ...
Vallon William Summerour, 70, Cleveland
Vallon William Summerour, age 70 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Mr. Summerour was born February 21, 1950 to the late William Summerour and Ethel Richardson S ...
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