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Local Obits for Tue. Mar 17th, 2015

Forsyth

James G. (Greg) DeLong, 63, Deland, Fla., formerly of Cumming
James G. "Greg" DeLong, 63, of Deland, Florida passed away Friday March 13, 2015.Greg was born May 6, 1951 in Cumming, GA. He was a member of Sand Hill Hunting Club and ...
Robert I. Coleman, Jr., 88, Cumming
Coleman, Robert I., Jr.May 7, 1926

Gwinnett

Doris M. Childress, 90, Buford
Doris M. Childress, age 90 of Buford, GA died Wednesday, March 17, 2015 after an extended illness. Mrs. Childers has been cremated and a Memorial Service will be held Saturday, Mar ...
Jane Marie Dwyer, 76, Sugar Hill
Jane Marie Dwyer, age 76, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Dwyer. She is survived by her children, Susan ...

Hall

Freddie Ray Blake, 76, Gainesville
Freddie Ray Blake was born July 18, 1938 in Natchitoches, Louisiana to the Late Frank Blake Sr. and Esther Victoria Blake. He attended Central High School and Grambling University ...
Laverne Mealor Weaver, Gainesville
Mrs. Laverne Mealor Weaver, age 72, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Sacred Journey Hospice, surrounded by family. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Thurs ...
Nora Taylor Venson, 96, Gainesville
Nora Taylor Venson, 96, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel o ...

Jackson

Bertie Lee Williams Duck, 96, Braselton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Bertie Lee Williams Duck, age 96, of Braselton, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Mrs. Duck was born in Forsyth ...

Lumpkin

Vivian K. Cullars, 72, Dahlonega
Mrs. Vivian K. Cullars passed away on March 17, 2015. Celebration of Life Services will be held on Monday March 23, 2015 at 2 PM from Dahlonega Baptist Church, 234 Hawkins St.. Da ...

Stephens

Graveside services for Teresa Lona Brooks Ridley, age 59 of Toccoa will be held on Friday, March 20, 2015 at 5:00 PM from the Unity Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Tim Holcomb of ...
'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.