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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 26th, 2016

Forsyth

Judy Melissa Allison, 67, Cumming
Judy Melissa Allison, age 67, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away Wednesday, October 26, 2016.  Judy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister who loved ...

Gwinnett

Mary Elizabeth Reed Hogan, 84, Lawrenceville
Mary Elizabeth Reed Hogan, age 84 of Lawrenceville, GA died Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Funeral service will be held Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memoria ...
Johnnie M. Roe, 80, Sugar Hill
Johnnie M. Roe, age 80 of Sugar Hill, GA died Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Funeral service will be held Monday, October 31, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. J ...

Habersham

Mary Evelyn McClure Clarke, 70, Clarkesville
Mary Evelyn McClure Clarke, age 70, of Clarkesville, Ga. passed away October 25, 2016 at the Habersham Medical Center. She was born in Pompano Beach Florida January 26, 1946 the da ...

Hall

Ralph Fogelberg Barth, 88, Gainesville
Ralph Fogelberg Barth, 88 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday October 26, 2016 at Lanier Village Estates in Gainesville. Ralph was born on November 28, 1927 in Rut ...
Essie Mae Morrison, 78, Gainesville
Essie Mae Johnson Morrison was born on April 7 1938 to the late Pearlie Mae Sutton and Carey Toland. She departed this life on Wednesday October 26 2016 following a brief illness. ...
Rayburn Pearson, 78, Flowery Branch
Mr. Rayburn Pearson, age 78, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on October 26, 2016, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center after an extended battle with cancer. Mr. Pearson was bor ...

Jackson

Robert L. Phillips, 84, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Robert L. Phillips, age 84, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, October 26, 2016.  Mr. Phillips was born in Je ...

Lumpkin

Anthony Harold Jarrard, 49, Dahlonega
  Anthony Harold Jarrard, age 49, a life-long resident of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Wednesday October 26, 2016. Anthony was born on February 24, 1967 to Harold W. and ...
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.