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Local Obits for Sun. Jan 17th, 2021

Banks

Terrie Mae Knight, 64, Homer
Terrie Mae Knight, age 64, of Homer passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Thursday, January 21, 2021 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  ...
Betty Wilbanks Pruitt, 87, Baldwin
Betty Wilbanks Pruitt, age 87, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Mrs. Pruitt was born on April 18, 1933 in Banks County, Georgia to the late Guy and B ...
Artis HL Wade, 74, Alto
Artis HL Wade, age 74, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 pm on  Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Crossroads Bap ...

Forsyth

Rev. Thomas Howard “Tommy” Lamb, 72, of Cumming, Georgia passed away January 17, 2021.  He was born on September 16, 1948 and was a veteran of the US Army where he ...
Bernice O'Bryant, 87, Cumming
Bernice O’Bryant, 87, of Cumming, GA passed away Sunday morning, January 17, 2021.  Her greatest joys in life were interactions with family, church, and friends. She wil ...

Gwinnett

Kathaneeta Pratt Hudson, 78, Lawrenceville
Kathaneeta Pratt Hudson, age 78, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Kathleen Bennett Pratt; brother, R ...
Joyce Kellam, 94, Buford
Joyce Kellam, 94, of Buford, GA, died Sunday, January 17, 2021. Mrs. Kellam has been cremated and a service will be held later. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-6924 Share mem ...

Habersham

Pauline Gunn, 77, Demorest
Pauline Gunn, age 77, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Mrs. Gunn was born on June 16, 1943 in Gaston, North Carolina to the late Vaugh ...
Charles “Jim” Edward Ivester, age 76 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021. Born in Rabun County on October 14, 1944, Mr. Ivester was the son of the ...
Ellen Marie McLaughlin, 79, Mt. Airy
Ellen Marie McLaughlin, age 79 of Mt. Airy, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021 at her residence. Born in Manhattan, New York on July 23, 1941, Ms. McLaughlin was the daughter ...
Betty Wilbanks Pruitt, 87, Baldwin
Betty Wilbanks Pruitt, age 87, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Mrs. Pruitt was born on April 18, 1933 in Banks County, Georgia to the late Guy and B ...

Hall

Salvador Sanchez, 41, Flowery Branch
Mr. Salvador Sanchez, age 41, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville. Funeral Mass will be 2:00 p.m., Wed ...

Jackson

Sena Chris Wood, 84, Commerce
  Mrs. Sena Chrisanna Wood was born September 29, 1936 to the late Oscelene Moon and the late Lodgin Williamson. She was preceded in death by her devoted husband, Lonnie Wo ...

Lumpkin

Ronald Ridgely Rairigh, Sr., age 84, of Dahlonega, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Mr. Rairigh was born on November 8, 1936, in Baltimore, Maryland, to the late Wilson ...
Patricia Louise Greenway, 76, Dahlonega
Mrs. Patricia "Pat" Louise Greenway, age 76, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. She was born on September 10, 1944 in Alpharetta, GA to the late ...

Stephens

Corinth Baker Dover, 93, Toccoa
Mrs. Corinth Baker Dover, age 93 of Rock Quarry Road, Toccoa passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A daughter of the late Algernon and An ...
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