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Local Obits for Fri. Jan 29th, 2021

Forsyth

James Henry Becker, 82, Cumming
  James Henry Becker, 82 years of age, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 29 at his home in Cumming, GA. Jim was born July 8, 1938 in De Pere, WI to Merlin and El ...
Carolyn Stone McGinnis, 79, Dawsonville, formerly of Cumming
Carolyn Stone McGinnis, 79, of Dawsonville, formerly of Cumming, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2021. Carolyn worked for many years at Parsons and loved flowers, gardening and h ...

Gwinnett

Young Kim Joyner, 86, Buford
Young Kim Joyner, 86, of Buford, GA, died Friday, January 29, 2021. Mrs. Joyner will be transported to Newton, MS for interment at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Hamilton ...

Habersham

Shauna Michelle Conkle, 35, Cornelia
Shauna Michelle Conkle, age 35 of Cornelia, passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 after a two year battle with cancer.  Born in Hall County on April 6, 1985, she was a d ...

Hall

Geraldine Mae England, 78, Flowery Branch
Geraldine Mae England “Jerri” age 78, of Flowery Branch, Georgia entered Heaven on Friday, January 29, 2021. Mrs. England was born on August 13, 1942 in Dayton, Ohio ...
Dr. William Henry White, Jr. was born and raised in Greenville, North Carolina. He was the son of William and Lillian White and preceded in death by his sister, Anne. After gr ...
Vera Laverne "Pug" Davis Gowder, 93 of Gainesville was born September 29, 1927 in Hall County, Georgia and departed this life on January 29, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia ...
Edwin L. Heaton, 85, Gainesville
Mr. Edwin L. Heaton, 85, of Gainesville, passed away Friday, January 29, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p. ...
Guadalupe Zuniga-Oceguera, 73, Gainesville
Guadalupe Zuniga-Oceguera, age 73 of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday. January 27, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.         &n ...

Jackson

John David Carthern, 76, Commerce
      John David Carthern, age 76 of Commerce, GA passed away on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021.   Born on Jan. 1, 1945 in Commerce, GA, MR. Carthern ...
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Elizabeth Conoly Eggleston, age 80, of Jefferson, who passed away on Friday, January 29, 2021. Mrs. Eggleston was born i ...
Michael Dwayne Poole, 59, Commerce
Mr. Michael Dwayne Poole, age 59, of Commerce passed away Friday, January 29, 2021 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Poole was born in Commerce to Sybil Ingram ...
Sheila Ann Tanner, 61, Commerce
  Mrs. Sheila Ann Tanner, age 61, of Commerce passed away Friday, January 29, 2021 at her residence.  Mrs. Tanner was born in Commerce to the late, Farris and Sarah Cl ...

Other

Mary M. Hardnett, 63, Atlanta
Mary M. Hardnett 63 of Atlanta passed away Friday January 29th.  On Friday, January 29. 2021, Mary Magalene Hardnett, loving mother of two daughters passed away at the age ...
Mr. James Richard “Ricky” Harrison, age 56 of Belcher Circle, Austell, Georgia passed away Friday, January 29, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late Willie Joe an ...
Linda S. Moon, 66, Danielsville
Linda S. Moon, age 66 of Danielsville, GA passed away on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021.   Born on June 26, 1954 in Connecticut, Mrs. Moon was the daughter of the late John and L ...

Stephens

George Alexander Adams (1935-2021) passed away peacefully in his sleep on January 29, 2021 at his home in Toccoa, GA. George was born in Brooklyn, NY to parents, Georgina and Hugh ...
Mr. Samuel Phil Ray Jameson, age 71 of Talmadge Drive, Toccoa passed away Friday, January 29, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late William D. and Mary ...
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