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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 12th, 2021

Banks

Glenn Pirkle, 66, Maysville, formerly Buford
Glenn Pirkle, 66, of Maysville, GA, formerly of Buford, GA, died Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Funeral service will be held Friday, January 15, 2021 at 2 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial ...

Barrow

Effie Chadwick Long, 93, Winder formerly of Flowery Branch
Mrs. Effie Chadwick Long age 93 of Winder, Ga formerly of Flowery Branch, Ga, passed away on Tuesday January 12, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center- Barrow Campus.   ...

Habersham

Jack Benjamin Pretts, 60, Gainesville
Jack Benjamin Pretts age 60 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday January 12, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Jack was born September 14, 1960 in Minneso ...
Mary Edna Saxon Jordan, age 77 of Alto, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.  Born in Lula on July 10, 1943, she was a daughter of the late James Claude and Clara Mae ...
Agustin Matias Jose, 77, Cornelia
Agustin Matias Jose, age 77 of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Born in Posa, Guatemala on August 30, 1943, Mr. Jose was the son of the late Pascual Matias and M ...

Hall

Emma Lou Edge, 97, Gainesville
Emma Lou Edge, age 97, of Gainesville died on January 12, 2021.  A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Friday, January 15, 2020, at W. R. Strickland & Sons Chape ...
Reverend Willard Fuller, 89, Murrayville
Reverend Willard Fuller, 89, of Murrayville passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at his residence surrounded by family after a yearlong battle with cancer. Willard announced his c ...
Jack Benjamin Pretta, 60, Gainesville
Jack Benjamin Pretts age 60 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday January 12, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Jack was born September 14, 1960 in Minneso ...
Raymond Waldrip, 78, Gainesville
It is with great sadness that the nieces announce the confirmed death of their uncle, Raymond Waldrip, 78, of Gainesville. Raymond was born to the late Dilmus and Essie Stokes W ...
Troas Dee Williams, 86, Gainesville, formerly Miami
Troas Dee Williams was born on September 19,1934 to his parents Lyman Troas and Dovie Williams, and his two older brothers, Jacque Williams and Bob Williams, in Miami, Florida. He ...

Jackson

Bobbie Jean Simmons, 42, Maysville
Mrs. Bobbie Jean Simmons, 42, of Maysville, GA, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. No services are planned at this time. Born on April ...

Lumpkin

Danielle Nichole Poland, 29, Dahlonega
Ms. Danielle Nichole Poland, age 29, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021.  Danielle was born in Manassas, VA on July 6, 1991. She was preceded in death by he ...

Other

Sergey Kravchuk, 84, Atlanta
Sergey Kravchuk, age 84, of Atlanta, Georgia passed away on January 12, 2021. The family will receive friends at 10:00 am before his funeral service at 11:00 am at McDonald and ...

Stephens

Marvin Luther Fowler, 75, Toccoa
Mr. Marvin Luther Fowler, age 75 of Damascus Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late Resper Gordon and Jenny Wiley Fowler, he was ...
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