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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 31st, 2014

Forsyth

Mary Lou Snyder, 84, Cumming
Mary Lou Snyder, 84, of Cumming, GA (and a longtime resident of Chicago, IL) died on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. Born in Shamokin, PA she was the daught ...
Thad Packett Hamby Jr., 77, Cumming
Thad Packett Hamby, Jr., age 77, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, August 31st, 2014. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Linda Hamby of Cumming; sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff ...

Hall

Peggy Bailey Wood, 82, Gainesville
Peggy Bailey Wood, age 82, of Gainesville went to be with Jesus on Sunday 8/31/2014. Mrs. Wood was born in Athens GA where she lived most of her life. She retired from Wayne Edward ...
Thomas H. Long, 67, Gainesville
Thomas H. Long, age 67 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, August 31, 2014 in Commerce following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, September 3, 2014 ...
Tommy Dorsey Anderson, 51, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday September 4, 2014 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Tommy Dorsey Anderson, age 51 of Gainesville. The Rev. Bill Hutcheson ...

Jackson

James Thomas Mize, 70, Hoschton
James Thomas Mize, age 70, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, August 31, 2014. He loved to hunt and fish. He was survived by his wife Sandra Mize; sons Wayne Mize of Winder, Johnny ...

Other

James Luther Johnson McBath, 95, Carnesville
James Luther Johnson "Jim" McBath Sr., 95, of Carnesville, passed away Sunday afternoon at his home. Born April 28, 1919, in Carnesville, he was the son of the late James ...
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77
Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75
Hall of Fame pitcher and New York Mets icon Tom Seaver has died at 75
Coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown dead at 78
The college basketball coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown has died
Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer
First Chadwick Boseman slipped on the cleats of Jackie Robinson, then the Godfather of Soul’s dancing shoes, portraying both Black American icons with a searing intensity that commanded respect
Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95
A longtime adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, best known as the kindly Melanie in “Gone With the Wind,” has died
NASCAR Hall of Famer Maurice Petty passes away
NASCAR Hall of Fame engine builder Maurice Petty passed away Saturday morning, according to a statement released by Richard Petty Motorsports. He was 81 years old.