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Local Obits for Mon. Feb 8th, 2021


Myrtle Marie McCravy, 92, Winder
Mrs. Myrtle Marie McCravy, age 92, of Winder passed away Monday, February 8, 2021 at her residence, surrounded by her family. Graveside Services will be 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, Fe ...


Demetra (Mary) Botzis Milam, a good and faithful servant of Jesus Christ, passed away in the earliest hour of February 8, 2021 in Cumming, GA.  She was 81 years old.   ...


Geneva Doris Roberts Mobley, aged 96, passed away peacefully at her home in Buford, GA on the afternoon of February 8, 2021. Doris was born on October 18, 1924, in the home her ...


Barbara Ann Celeste, age 84, of Lula, GA passed away Monday, February 8, 2021. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Joseph Rosario Celeste, whom she married May 20, ...


  Catherine Margaret Ledford Gillespie Alton, of Gainesville, Georgia, age 99, passed away peacefully on February 8, 2021 at The Fountainview Center for Alzheimer’s ...
Henry Blaine Lyter, 80, Oakwood
Henry Blaine Lyter, age 80 of Oakwood, went to be with our Lord Jesus on Monday, February 8th, 2021 after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. A celebration of life is schedul ...
Barbara Martin Schuman, 84, Braselton
Ms. Barbara Martin Schuman, Braselton, Georgia, passed away Monday, February 8, 2021. Complete arrangements to be announced by MPFH East Braselton Chapel.
Cicero Paul Singleton, Jr., 74, Gainesville
Mr. Cicero Paul Singleton, Jr. was born on February 8, 1947 to the late Cicero Paul, Sr. and Dora M. Singleton in Gainesville, GA. He was the sixth of eleven children. Paul, as he ...
Betty Sue (Canup) Smith, 91, Clermont
Mrs. Betty Sue (Canup) Smith, age 91, of Clermont, Georgia, passed away Monday, February 8, 2021 at The Ashton Senior Living Facility. Mrs, Smith was born June 15, 1929 in Helen ...


Lorine McClure Swaim, 84, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Lorine McClure Swaim, age 84 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, February 8, 2021. Mrs. Swaim was born in ...


David Michael Allen, 71, Toccoa
David Michael Allen, age 71, of Toccoa, passed away on Monday, February 8, 2021.  Born on November 2, 1949, in Demorest, he was a son of the late Henry Grady and Julia Mae ...
Ricky Howard Vickery, 62, Toccoa
Mr. Ricky Howard Vickery, age 62 of Old Carnes Creek Road, Toccoa passed away Monday, February 8, 2021 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Hershel and Sara Collin ...


Shelia Lorraine Peebles, 76, Cleveland
Shelia Lorraine Peebles, 76 of Cleveland passed away on Monday, February 8, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  She was born on September 19, 1944 in Beaufort, SC, but ...
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
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