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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 18th, 2021

Forsyth

“We flicker on a screen. We fold and unfold upon the mind’s eye, brittle as wings, eternal as a heartbeat, And even when the heart falls silent, we ...
John Q. Hall Jr., 79, Cumming
John Q. Hall Jr., age 79, of Cumming, GA passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021.  John was a long-time resident of Forsyth County.  Born and raised in Eastpoint Atlanta, ...
Margie Clyde Hyder, 90, Cumming
  Margie Clyde Hyder, age 90, of Cumming, GA, born to the late Erastus and Chessie Burger, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021. Margie was a member of Berean Baptist Ch ...
Thomas Elden Stotts, 65, Cumming
Thomas Elden Stotts 65, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021 at Northside Hospital. No services are currently scheduled at this time. Condolences may b ...
Ms. Darlene Denise Thompson age 90 of Cumming, Ga passed away on Monday January 18, 2021 at Ashton Senior Living Center following an extended illness.      Memori ...

Gwinnett

Becky Higgins Born, 77, Sugar Hill
Becky Higgins Born, age 77, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away January 18, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Darrell E. Born; parents, Carroll and Reba H ...

Habersham

Harold Allen, 86, Clarkesville
  Harold Allen, age 86 of Clarkesville, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021.  Born in Thomaston, Georgia on August 18, 1934, he was the son of the late Claude ...
Hughland Lamarr Tyner, Sr, 85, Gainesville
Mr. Hughland Lamarr Tyner, Sr. age 85 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Monday January 18, 2021 at Sunrise Assisted Living following an extended illness.     Fune ...

Hall

Willie Ruth Cash, 92, Gainesville
Mrs. Willie Ruth Cash, age 92, passed away peacefully in hospice care on January 18, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A graveside service is scheduled for Wednesday ...
Marianna Houser Mauney, 84, Gainesville
Mrs. Marianna Houser Mauney age 84, of Gainesville passed away Monday, January 18, 2021 at her home with her family and close friends by her side.  A celebration of life wi ...
Jack William Orr, 71, Oakwood
Mr. Jack William Orr age 71 of Oakwood, Ga passed away on Monday January 18, 2021 at Ashton Senior Assisted Living Center following an extended illness.   Graveside se ...
Samantha Fawn Packard, 31, Gainesville
  Samantha Fawn Packard age 31 of Gainesville passed away Monday January 18, 2021 at her residence. Samantha was born October 28, 1989 in Ottumwa, Iowa.  She was a ...
John Henry Shockley, 70, Gainesville
Mr. John Henry Shockley age 70 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Monday January 18, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.     Funeral services are scheduled f ...

Jackson

Lindsey Hall, 36, Danielsville
Lindsey Hall, age 36 of Danielsville, GA passed away on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021.   Born on Nov. 16, 1984 in Athens, GA, Ms. Hall was the daughter of Tracey Ellis Hall and the ...
Shonnie Turpin Smith, 42, Commerce
Shonnie Turpin Smith, age 42, of Commerce, Georgia passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021. Funeral Services arrangements will be announced. Arrangements have been entrusted ...

White

Jennifer Underwood Hawkins age 37 of Cleveland formerly of Gainesville entered heaven Monday January 18, 2021 at her residence. Jennifer was born in Gainesville on May 10, 1983 ...
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