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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 9th, 2021


Jerry Wade Cabe, 77, Cumming
Jerry Wade Cabe, age 77, of Cumming, GA passed away February 9, 2021. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Lynn Cabe. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and bro ...
Michael Gravitt was a restaurant aficionado, incredible dresser, accomplished traveler, the world’s greatest Georgia fan, and a lover of life, died on Monday, February 8, 202 ...


Jackie Joseph, 89, Lawrenceville
Jackie Joseph, age 89, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, January 20th at Tender Personal Care Home #2 in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Daughter of the late Helen and Samu ...
Maria Sipos, 88, Garden Grove, CA formerly of Buford
Maria Sipos, 88, of Garden Grove, CA, formerly of Buford, GA, died Tuesday, January 26, 2021. Funeral service will be held Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 10 AM at Hamilton Mill Mem ...


Frank Holsey Tufts, Jr., 88, Clarkesville
Frank Holsey Tufts, Jr., age 88, of Sweetwater Community in Clarkesville, Ga. passed away on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. Born in Sparta, GA, he was the son of the late Frank H. Tuft ...


Jackie Allred Cooley, 69, Gainesville
Jackie Allred Cooley was born on June 28th 1951 in Gainesville Ga. Youngest daughter of Jack and Billie Jean Allred. She was an adoring sister to her brothers Sidney (Debbie ...
Susan Dianne Hurst, 65, Gainesville
Susan Dianne Hurst of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on February 9, 2021 at the age of 65.  She was born to Robert and Shirley Bowden on July 17, 1955, in New Orleans, Loui ...
Elaine Robertson, 70, Gainesville
Ms. Elaine Robertson, 70, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus.   Funeral services will be held at ...
Penny Standridge, 55, Gainesville
Penny Standridge, 55, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 9, 2021 at her residence following a sudden illness. Born August 29, 1965, Penny lived her entire life in Cummi ...
Annie Ruth Williams, 84, Flowery Branch
  Mrs. Annie Ruth Williams, age 84, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away February 9, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton, GA.  Annie Ruth was born Dece ...


Leon Nelson McDuffie, 78, Commerce
Mr. Leon Nelson McDuffie, age 78, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Bountiful Hills.  Mr. McDuffie was born in Commerce to the late John and Leona Moore McDuff ...
Kendall Wayne Strickland, 56, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Kendall Wayne Strickland, age 56 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, February 9, 2021.  Mr. Strickl ...


Mr. Michael “Mike” Leon Powell, age 68 of Davis Road, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late Hubert Powell, Sr. and Le ...
Ann Louise Wooten Smith, 91, Kennesaw formerly of Toccoa
  Mrs. Ann Louise Wooten Smith, age 91 of Cool Springs Place, Kennesaw and formerly of Toccoa passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Gaines Park Assisted Living Facilit ...
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