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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jan 23rd, 2021

Banks

Mr. Talmadge Marcus “Mark” Galloway, age 60, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Piedmont Athens.  Mr. Galloway was born in Demorest to the late H ...

Dawson

Robert Thurmond, 77, Dawsonville
Robert Thurmond, 77, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday January 23, 2021 at his residence. Born September 8, 1943 to the late Leland and Christine Thurmond, he was a lifelong r ...

Forsyth

Dorothy Wray “Dotty” Burney of Cumming passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021. Dotty had the biggest heart of anyone and was loved by all who knew her. She was well kno ...

Hall

Mr. John William “J.W.” Beck, 80, of Oakwood passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at Gre ...
Maude Lena Daniels, 83, Gainesville
Maude Lena Daniels, 83, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021.  Maude Lena Daniels was born November 20, 1937 in Gainesville, Ga. She departed this life on ...
Jose Mendez Madrigal, 68, Oakwood
Mr. Jose Mendez Madrigal, age 68, of Oakwood passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021 at his residence, surrounded by his family. Funeral Mass will be 2:00 P.M. Friday, January 29 ...
Lorene "Mammy" Pass Norris, 84, Gainesville
Lorene “Mammy” Pass Norris age 84 of Gainesville entered heaven Saturday January 23, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.   Lorene was born ...
Kenneth Gary Passmore, 52, Gainesville
Mr. Kenneth Gary Passmore, 52, of Gainesville passed away January 23, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness.   Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. o ...
Ernest Andrew Webb, 80, Gainesville
Mr. Ernest Andrew Webb, 80, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021 at his residence. Private Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral ...
Roy James Williamson, 63, Gainesville
Roy James Williamson age 63 of Gainesville passed away Saturday January 23, 2021 at New Horizon Lanier Park. Roy was born January 1, 1958 in Gainesville to Corine Gravitt Clark ...

Lumpkin

Harold William Jarrard, 83, Dahlonega
Mr. Harold William Jarrard, age 83, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021. Mr. Jarrard was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was born on June 7, ...
Clyde Marie McCandless, 97, Dahlonega
Mrs. Clyde Marie McCandless, age 97, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021.  Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later and are in the care of Ande ...

Other

John Robert (Bob) Sheuring, 79, formally of Athens
John Robert (Bob) Sheuring, 79, formally of Athens, GA passed on January 23, 2021. Born on April 22, 1941, he was the son of the late Dr. John Joseph and Delora Cossette Sheuring o ...

Stephens

Karen Ayers Harvey, 63, Eastanollee
Mrs. Karen Ayers Harvey, age 63 of Wolf Pit Road, Eastanollee passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021 at the Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of Vera Mae Turner Ayers and the ...
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