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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 20th, 2019

Banks

Ernest A. Petterson, 66, Homer
Ernest A. Petterson age 66 of Homer passed away July 16, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Petterson was born August 28, 1952 in Callicoon, New York to the late ...
Angela Diane Bales, 59, Alto
 Angela Diane Bales, 59, of Alto passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness. A Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday ...

Barrow

Shaune Elise Kennedy Knowlton, 59, of Winder, GA, surrounded by the love of her family, passed away Wednesday, July 17 at her home. God has called her home after a short battle wit ...

Dawson

Henry Little, Sr, 89, Dawsonville
Henry Little, Sr., 89, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday July 17, 2019 at Northside Forsyth Hospital. Born January 9, 1930 in North Carolina, he had been a resident of Dawson ...
Norma Pirkle McClure, 84, Dawsonville
Norma Pirkle McClure, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday July 18, 2019 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a period of declining health. Born March 13, 1935 in Hall Cou ...
Robert Vaughn Robbins, 60, Dawsonville
Robert Vaughn “Rob” Robbins, 60, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday July 17, 2019 following a sudden illness. Born March 1, 1959, Rob had been a resident of Dawson ...

Forsyth

Denise King McBrayer, 63, Cumming
Denise King McBrayer, 63, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019.  She leaves behind her parents, Aubrey and Rebecca King of Cumming; daughter, Blythe (Timmy) Jone ...
Margaret Elsie Tallant, 69, Cumming
Margaret Elsie Tallant, age 69, of Cumming, GA passed away after a long battle with cancer. She was a member of Macedonia United Methodist Church and an avid Georgia Bulldog Fan. S ...
Joshua “Josh” Keith Dean, age 39 left his earthly home for his Eternal home for his eternal home in heaven on July 12, 2019.   He is preceded in death by his ...
Robert “Bob” Edwards, age 77, of Cumming, Georgia passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 13, 2019.  Robert was a retired Fire Captain from Oakwood, Ohio, a retire ...
Bertha Louise Srpan, 78, Cumming
Bertha Louise Srpan 78, of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 surrounded by her family. Bertha is predeceased in death by her beloved husband James Srpan, her ...
Christena L. Vaughan, 67, Cumming
Christena L. Vaughan 67, of Cumming, GA passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center surrounded by her family. Christena is predeceased in death by ...

Gwinnett

Nan Bates, 92, Lawrenceville
Nan Bates passed away on Thursday, July 11, 2019 in Colorado Springs, CO. She was 92 years old. Nan was born to John Richard Allison and Mintie Ewing Allen Allison on September 9, ...
Yves Delatour, 42, Lilburn
Yves Delatour, 42, of Lilburn, Georgia passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2019 Visitation will be held on July 20, 2019 from 12:00 – 2:00pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home an ...
Alexandra “Sandra” Gibson, age 81 of Hoschton, GA, died Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Mrs. Gibson has been transported to Laird Funeral Home in Natchez, MS for services and ...
Edna Ann Haney, Buford
Edna Ann Haney was born April 25, 1931 to Ernest and Callie Mae Goodwin, and was one of eleven children from Aiken, SC. She passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Mrs. Haney was pre ...
Norma Mills Kelly, 82, Hoschton
Norma Mills Kelly, age 82, of Hoschton, GA passed away Monday, July 15, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her daughter, Jennylyn Hulsey Bowden; grandson, Jacob Hulsey.  ...
Annisteen Mansfield Parks, age 91, of Suwanee, GA passed away Monday, July 15, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-five years, Herbert L. Parks. Mrs. Parks is s ...
Phillip J. Ridgeway, 65, Lilburn
Phillip J. Ridgeway, age 65, of Lilburn, GA passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Glyndon and Rosanelle Lancaster Ridgeway; sister, Sand ...
Jimmy Waters Wheeler, 80, Lawrenceville
 Mr. Jimmy Waters Wheeler, age 80, of Lawrenceville died Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at his residence.  Mr. Wheeler was born in Commerce to the late, Clifford Allen and Nellie ...
Sara Hutchins Buice, 78, Buford
Sara Hutchins Buice, age 78, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Arby and Octavie Wiley Hutchins; and brother, Billy Hu ...
Deborah A. Krewson, 64, Duluth
Deborah A. Krewson, 64, of Duluth, died Wednesday July 17.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home.
Emory Marion Sharpton, III, age 57, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019.  He was preceded in death by father, Emory M. Sharpton, Jr. Mr. Sharpton is survived by ...
Wesley Turnage, Lawrenceville
Mr. Wesley Turnage of Lawrenceville, Georgia passed July 14, 2019. Arrangements announced later. 

Habersham

Sheila Annette Mitchell Reed, age 59 of Cornelia, passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019. Born in Griffin, Georgia on January 9, 1960 to the late Curtis Benjamin Mitchell. She w ...
  Kathy Ruth Patton Williams, age 54 of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019.   Born in Jefferson, Georgia on February 02, 1965, she was a daug ...
William H. "Bill" Blalock, age 82, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019.  Mr. Blalock was born on April 2, 1937 in Sylvester, Georgia to th ...
James Blaske, 82, Clarkesville
James Blaske, age 82 passed away July 9, 2019.   A graveside service will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 5:00 PM at Hillside Gardens Cemetery.  The family wi ...
Ruby Lee Goss Farmer, 77, Clarkesville
Ruby Lee Goss Farmer passed away Friday, July 19, 2019. A life-long native of Habersham County, Mrs. Farmer was born in Clarkesville on September 12, 1941.  She was the dau ...
Ruth Carlene Tiller Page, 59, Cornelia
Ruth Carlene Tiller Page, age 59 of Cornelia, passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019. Born in Griffin, Georgia on December 30, 1959 to the late Carlton and Margie Ree Payne Till ...
Paul J. Reeves, 93, Cornelia
Paul J. Reeves, age 93, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory ...
Walter Lee Whiting, 91, Demorest
Walter Lee Whiting, age 91 of Demorest, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. A life-long native of Habersham County, he was a son of the late Walt ...

Hall

Elo C. Dale, 77, Gainesville
Elo Clayton Dale, 77 of Gainesville passed away Thursday July 18, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Lumpkin County, Elo  grew up in the Sardis Co ...
Jessie Mae Dickey, 89, Gainesville
Jessie Mae Dickey age 89 of Gainesville, GA passed away on July 14, 2019.  Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Jessie Mae Dickey, 89, Gainesville
Jessie Mae Dickey age 89, departed this life on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Dickey was born in Morristown, Tennessee, to the late Jesse and Edn ...
Jimmy Gene Hill, 80, Clermont
            Mr. Jimmy Gene Hill, age 80, of Clermont, Georgia passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019, peacefully at his home ...
Mark Ronald Richardson, 61, Murrayville
Mr. Mark Ronald Richardson age 61 of Murrayville, passed away on Wednesday July 17, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial services ar ...
Dr. Gary Edwin Salyers, 65, Gainesville
Dr. Gary Edwin Salyers, age 65, passed away peacefully at home in Gainesville, Ga on July 13th, 2019. Gary was the third of four children born to Jack and Helena Salyers on Nove ...
Boyd Samuel Butler, 79, Gainesville
Mr. Boyd Samuel Butler age 79 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday July 17, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Butler was born December 11, 1939 to the late Joe & ...
Celebration of Life Service for Mr. William Rodney Carruth, III of Gainesville, GA will be held on Saturday, July 20,2019, 1:00PM at Saint John Baptist Church 741 E.E. Butler Pkw ...
Montez Bagwell Cofer, 97, Flowery Branch
           Mrs. Montez Bagwell Cofer, age 97 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 following a brief illne ...
Cheri Beth Davis, 55, Gainesville
Cheri Beth Davis age 55 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday July 16, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Cheri was born March 7, 1964 in Hanford, CA to Jack & ...
Sylvia Gardner, 54, Gainesville
Sylvia Gardner age 54 of Gainesville, GA passed away on July 16, 2019. Funeral Service will be held on Monday at St. John Baptist Church at 1:00 PM. Professional Services Entrusted ...
Mr. Edwin (Ed. Uncle Eddie) Joseph Healy, age 89, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at The Oaks of Braselton, due to the end stages of Alzheimer ...
Deborah A. “Debbie” Krewson (née Dopp), age 64, loving partner and fiancé of Charles Ponder, mother of Thomas (Patricia), Kyle (Megan) and Tanna Krew ...
Michael Jerome Wright, 66, Gainesville
Deacon Michael Jerome Wright age 66 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on July 15, 2019.  Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home. 

Jackson

Bobby Gene Loden, 60, Commerce
Bobby Gene Loden, 60 of Commerce passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019.     Survivors include his wife, Shirley Elaine Loden. Son; Michael Mahoney of Troup, Tex ...
Harold Paul Payne, 88, Commerce
  Harold Paul Payne, 88 of Commerce passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Born in Gainesville, GA to the late William and Fannie Payne, he was a member of Commerce Church ...
Wynette Mason, 52, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Wynette Mason, 52, of Commerce, Ga. who went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. She was preceded in deat ...
Donetta Sue Tinder Robertson, age 83, of Jefferson, GA passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2019.  She was preceded in death by husband, Carl Robertson, and son, Kenneth Dale Roberts ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Gertrude Elizabeth Bell Fitts, age 92, of Dahlonega passed from this life and entered into her home with her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 with her family at her ...

Other

John Allen Ledford, 73, Alpharetta
John Allen Ledford, 73, of Alpharetta, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019.  A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Ledford served as an MP in Korea during war times.  He was a loving ...
Richard Eugene Martin, Sr., 72, Alpharetta
Richard Eugene Martin, Sr., age 72, of Alpharetta, GA passed away July 18, 2019. He was born and raised in Orlando Florida and a United States Air Force Veteran serving in the Viet ...
Dr. Yoshio Takei, 81, Atlanta
Dr. Yoshio Takei, age 81, of Atlanta passed away on Wednesday July 17, 2019.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, ...
Mrs. Edna Joyce Sosby English, age 79 of Ridge View Road, Lavonia passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital in Lavonia. A daughter of the late ...
Frances Newsom Phelps, 80, Alpharetta
Frances Newsom Phelps, 80, of Alpharetta, Georgia passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and ...

Stephens

James Hubert Moore, 86, Eastanollee
James Hubert Moore Mr. James Hubert Moore, age 86 of North Avenue, Eastanollee passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Hubert a ...
Harold Skelton, 70, Toccoa
Harold Skelton Mr. Harold Skelton, age 70 of Sunset Lane, Toccoa passed away Saturday, July 12, 2019 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late J.T. and Frances White ...

White

Ann Barbara Fleming, 76, Cleveland
Reverend Ann Barbara Fleming, of Cleveland Georgia, returned to the Lord on July 10, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. She was 76. Ann was born August 6th, 1942 in Wate ...
Raymond Gaspar, 97, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home & Cremation Services announces that Raymond Gaspar, age 97 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019.  It was Mr. Gaspar's ...
Lynn Marie Johnson, 60, Cleveland
Lynn Marie Johnson, age 60 of Cleveland, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Mrs. Johnson was born December 30, 1958 in California ...
Cindy Pride Hames, 62, Cleveland
Ms. Cindy Pride Hames, age 62 of Cleveland, passed away on July 11, 2019. She was born on February 22, 1957 in Habersham County, to the late Clarence Hames Jr. and Florence Louise ...
Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99
John Paul Stevens, who served on the Supreme Court for nearly 35 years and became its leading liberal, has died
Longtime coach, educator Charles Musselwhite dies at age 87
Funeral services for longtime educator and coach Charles E. "Charlie" Musselwhite of Gainesville are schedule for Saturday, July 13, 2019.
Emmy-winning actor Rip Torn has died at the age of 88
Award-winning television, film and theater actor Rip Torn has died at the age of 88, according to his publicist
Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies aged 89
Self-made Texas billionaire and two-time presidential candidate H. Ross Perot has died
Former Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca has died at age 94
Former colleagues say retired Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca has died at age 94 in Bel Air, California
Co-star of 'Dog the Bounty Hunter' dies of cancer at 51
The wife of "Dog the Bounty Hunter" reality TV star Duane "Dog" Chapman has died
Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, jeans queen, dies at 95
Heiress, designer and romantic Gloria Vanderbilt has died at age 95.
Bart Starr, QB who led Packers to greatness, dies at 85
Bart Starr, Green Bay quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse 1960s teams, dies at 85