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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 4th, 2021

Banks

Bobby Lynn Carter, 54, Lula
Bobby Lynn Carter, age 54 of Lula, GA passed away on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021.   Born on Sept. 25, 1966 in Gainesville, GA, Mrs. Carter was the daughter of Deborah Carolin ...

Forsyth

Peggy Sue Blankenship of Cumming, Georgia passed away on February 4, 2021. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Ho ...
Hubert Thomas Holden of Cumming, Georgia passed away on February 4, 2021. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Hom ...
Ronald Louis Jenkins of Cumming, Georgia passed away on February 4, 2021. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Hom ...

Gwinnett

Emma Perez-Vincenti, 71, Buford
Emma Perez-Vincenti, 71, of Buford, died Thursday, February 4, 2021. Ms. Perez has been cremated and no service is scheduled at this time. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-692 ...
Naida Rowell Speed, 85, Buford
Naida Rowell Speed Naida passed away peacefully on Thursday February 4th, 2021 at the age of 85. She was born February 13, 1935 in Alabama. Her lively, caring spirit, and strong ...

Habersham

George Leonard Stancil, 79, Demorest
George Leonard Stancil, Jr. age 79 of the Habersham Mills Community, Demorest, Georgia passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2021. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on November 16, 1 ...
Michael Ray Welborn, 76, Clarkesville
Michael Ray Welborn, 76, of Clarkesville, GA was the son of the late S.L. (Spud) and Sara Welborn. He was born in the historic “Charm House” when it was a doctor’ ...

Hall

Sherman Bennett, 72, Gainesville
Sherman Bennett, 72 of Gainesville passed away on February 4, 2021.  Born and raised in Gainesville, Sherman was graduate of Gainesville High School Class of 1968.  Mr ...
William Tumlin, Flowery Branch
  Mr. William Tumlin of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, February 4, 2021 at Northside Hospital in Forsyth. Mr. Tumlin was born December 28, 1978 in Buford, Georgi ...
Clyde Joseph “Joe” Franklin passed away peacefully of heart failure on Thursday February 4th, 2021 at the age of 89. A private Memorial service will be held for the imm ...
Cynthia Jane Jones, 70, Gainesville
Mrs. Cynthia Jane Jones age 70 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday February 04, 2021 at her residence following a brief illness. Graveside services will be held on Monday ...
Ms. Martiniana Dolores Juarez Sanchez age 82 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday February 04, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.      &nbs ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Charlotte Maria Eakins Watkins was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend; she passed away February 4, 2021 at age 78.   Charlotte was bo ...

Other

Maj. Alden Lathan Roberson, Jr., USA, Ret. age 82, of Martinez, went to be with Nita in heaven on Thursday, February 4, 2021. Alden was born in South Turkey Creek, North Ca ...

Stephens

Lillian Rosado Colon, 63, Toccoa
Mrs. Lillian Rosado Colon age 63 of Toccoa passed away Thursday February 4, 2021 at Stephens County Hospital.   A daughter of the late Ramiro and Carmen Morales Ros ...
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