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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jan 16th, 2021

Banks

Franklin "Frank" Wilbanks, age 71, of Baldwin, Georgia went to his heavenly home on Saturday, January 16, 2021. Mr. Wilbanks was born on September 30, 1949 in Stephens ...

Dawson

Willie Burt, 92, Dawsonville
Willie Burt, 92, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday January 16, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born July 25, 1928, Willie had ...

Forsyth

    Scarlett Rose McCoid passed away on Saturday, January 16th, 2021. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 26th, 2021 at 3pm in the chapel of M ...

Gwinnett

Jeremy Brown, 25, Sugar Hill
Jeremy Brown, 25, of Sugar Hill, GA, died Saturday, January 16, 2021. A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 1:30 PM at Glory City Church Atlanta, Suwanee. P ...
H. Scott Castaline, 68, Buford
H. Scott Castaline, 68, of Buford, GA, died Saturday, January 16, 2021. Mr. Castaline has been cremated and no service is planned at this time. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-94 ...
Rev. Lester Leonard Hall, 90, Lawrenceville
Rev. Lester Leonard Hall, age 90, of Lawrenceville passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021 at his home in Garden Plaza, Lawrenceville, GA. Graveside Services will be 2:00 P.M. Sa ...
Mrs. Dorothy Williams Martin, age 92, of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Martin; parents, Henry and Cora Pirkle ...

Habersham

Gregory Trent Whitehead, 60, Demorest
    Gregory Trent Whitehead, age 60 of Demorest, GA passed away on Saturday, January 16th 2021.  Born in Duluth Georgia on September 29th 1960 he was th ...

Hall

John David Adams Jr, 78, Clermont
John David Adams Jr., aged 78, of Clermont, GA died on Saturday, January 16, 2021. A Graveside Service was held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at Sugar Hill Baptis ...
Angel Pugliese Tursi, 71, Gainesville
Angel Pugliese Tursi, age 71, of Gainesville, GA passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021. Funeral Mass is scheduled for 1:00 PM Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Hillside Chapel Fun ...
John David Lee, 60, Gainesville
Mr. John David Lee, 60, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021 at his residence. Services are incomplete and will be announced. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 203 ...
Margie Nell Savage, 93, Clermont
Margie Nell Savage Born in Clermont, Georgia on September 9, 1927, the daughter of the late Claude and Eula Farmer, Margie Nell Savage passed away peacefully at her home in the ...
Annie Pearl “Granny” Thompson was born May 31, 1935 to the late General & Estelle Hill. She departed this life on Saturday, January 16, 2021. Annie Pearl attended F ...

Jackson

Ellen W. Parker, 82, Commerce
Mrs. Ellen W. Parker, age 82, of Commerce passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Parker was born in Carnesville to the late, Maud ...

Lumpkin

Sylvia Johanna Klingaman, 78, Dahlonega
Mrs. Sylvia Johanna Klingaman Age 78, of Dahlonega, GA. Passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021. She was born in Albany, N.Y. to the late Harry and Frances Gordon.  Sylvi ...

Other

Alana Elise Barnes, 27, Lavonia
Alana Elise Barnes, age 27, of Lavonia passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Monday, February 1, 2021 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.& ...
Gloria Cunningham Smith, 69, Grovetown, Ga. formerly of Buford
Gloria Cunningham Smith, age 69, or Grovetown, GA and formerly of Buford, GA, passed away on January 16, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her father, Walter Cunningham, son ...
John Mark John Mark, 93, Alpharetta
John Mark Mathes, 93, of Alpharetta, GA passed January 16, 2021. Born in Afton, OK to Raymond and Evelyn, he grew up in Tulsa, OK. Served in World War II in the U.S. Navy on board ...
James Lewis “Jimmy” Lowery Jr. 56, of Byron, formerly of Cornelia, Georgia passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021. Jimmy was a Deacon with Byron Baptist Church ...

White

Jerry Steven Hemphill, 59, Cleveland
Jerry Steven Hemphill, 59, of Cleveland, Ga. died on January 16, 2021.  A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.  W.R. Strickland & Sons, Clermont, Ga.
Bertie Mae Fitzpatrick, 88, Cleveland
Mrs. Bertie Mae Fitzpatrick, age 88, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021. Mrs. Fitzpatrick was born in Commerce, GA to the late Boyd and Vera Howington Hart.&nb ...
Caroline A. Gresham, 41, Cleveland
Caroline A. Gresham, age 41, of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021. Ms. Greshman was born on February 12, 1979, in Decatur, Georgia to Robert and Joan Duckett ...
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