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Local Obits for Mon. Jul 30th, 2018

Dawson

Burnett “Barry” Watkins, 83, Dawsonville
Burnett “Barry” Watkins, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Monday July 30, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Born June 29, 1935 to ...
Cecil Lyman Bennett, 79, Dawsonville
Cecil Lyman Bennett, 79, of Dawsonville passed away Monday July 30, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born April 15, 1939 to the late Laina Bennett and Gladys Je ...

Gwinnett

Jerry Edwards, Jr, 52, Buford
Jerry Edwards, Jr, age 52, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, July 30, 2018. He was preceded in death by parents, Jerry and Donna Ruth Edwards, and his partner of twenty-six years, ...
Ralph “Skip” Edward Maynard, age 69, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, July 30, 2018. He was preceded in death in 2102 by parents, Ralph and Lois Moon Maynard. Mr. Mayn ...
Linda Ann MacKinnon, 70, Lawrenceville
Linda Ann MacKinnon, age 70, of Lawrenceville passed away Friday, July 27, 2018. Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Hall

Viola Harrison Peppers, 85, Lexington, SC, formerly of Gainesville
Mrs. Viola Harrison Peppers, 85, of Lexington, SC, formerly of Gainesville passed away peacefully with her loving daughter by her side on Monday, July 30, 2018 following an extende ...
Dwayne Hubert Ferguson, 73, Gainesville
          Dwayne Hubert Ferguson, age 73 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, July 30, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center havin ...
Our precious Mother Gwynola "Gwen" Rail McIntyre Gowder age 77 of Clermont went home to be with The Lord Monday July 30, 2018. She passed peacefully at the home of her s ...

Jackson

Marvin Dwayne Poole, 81, Commerce
Mr. Marvin Dwayne Poole, age 81 of Commerce died Monday, July 30, 2018 at Comer Health & Rehab Center.  Mr. Poole was born in Toccoa to the late, William French and Lois E ...
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.
Joe Gibbs' eldest son dies at 49 from neurological disease
Joe Gibbs Racing says co-founder J.D. Gibbs, the eldest son of team owner and Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs, has died. He was 49.
Georgia Hall Of Fame racer Charles Barrett passes away
Charles Barrett, a Hall of Fame short track ace and former NASCAR driver, passed away on Friday. The Cleveland, Georgia native scored the win in approximately 250...
Mansfield Oil Co. founder dies at 86
John Mansfield, Sr., of Amelia Island, Fla., formerly of Gainesville, and the founder of Mansfield Oil Company and Kangaroo convenience stores, died Thursday. .
Actress and director Penny Marshall dies at age 75
'Laverne & Shirley' star and movie director Penny Marshall has died at age 75
Funeral services Friday for officer who helped establish Hall County SWAT team
Funeral services have been scheduled for Lt. Bob McMahan, a 23-year veteran of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, who was instrumental in setting up the SWAT team for the department.
'SpongeBob' creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57
Stephen Hillenburg, whose daffy animated 'SpongeBob SquarePants' became an international hit, dies at 57.