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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Feb 2nd, 2021

Dawson

Myron C. “Bud” Stephens, 90, Dawsonville
Myron C. “Bud” Stephens, 90, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday February 2, 2021 following a period of declining health. Born June 7, 1930 to the late Ermon and Elli ...

Forsyth

Eustacia Sanchez Juarez 83 of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Season’s Hospice. Visitation and funeral services will be held from 11:00am unti ...
Rita McCraw Ramsey, 83, Johns Creek
Rita McCraw Ramsey was born March 3,1933 in Carroll County, VA and passed away February 2, 2021 in Johns Creek, GA. She is preceded in death by her parents, Bessie and James McCraw ...

Habersham

Virginia Lee Tench Thompson, age 80 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 following an extended illness. Born in Gainesville, Georgia o ...

Hall

Janice Turk Adkins, PhD, 84, Clermont
The Mrs. Janice Turk Adkins, PhD, 84, of Clermont, Ga., passed away on Tuesday, Feb 2, 2021.  She was born in Gainesville, GA, the daughter of Hollis and Ruth Turk.  ...
Jacqueline J. Bell Hailey, 73, Gainesville
Jacqueline J. Bell-Hailey was born June 1, 1947, to the late Raymond and the Late Jesse Bell. She was called home to be with the Lord January 28, 2021. She was preceded in death by ...
Alan Jacoby, Gainesville
  On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021, our beloved husband, father, and friend, Alan Jacoby, passed on to greater comfort and solace.  He appreciated his friends and lov ...
    Mr. Billy Nelson “Bill” Turner, 76, of Clermont, passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. The Celebration of ...

Jackson

Mary Ruth Gosnell “Nana” Baker, age 71, of Commerce, passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021.    Born on September 9, 1949, in Mt. Airy, she was a da ...
Debra Lord Evans, 63, Commerce
Mrs. Debra Lord Evans, age 63, of Commerce passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospital.  Mrs. Evans was born in Commerce to the late, Paul Thomas and Mo ...
Christopher Shane Waters, 46, Braselton
Christopher Shane Waters, age 46, of Braselton went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 2, 2021.  The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date.&nb ...

Other

Earl Moore, 94, Anderson, S.C.
Earl Moore, 94 of Anderson S.C. passed away peacefully on February 2, 2021. He was a World War II Veteran (Navy), DuPont chemist, and a member of Macedonia Methodist Church, in Alp ...

Stephens

Mrs. Jewel Jessie Fulbright Powers, age 104 of Mize Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at her residence. A daughter of the late William Lester and Lula Jane Medl ...
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