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Local Obits for Tue. Aug 18th, 2015

Dawson

Nimrod Day, 88, Dawsonville
Nimrod Day, 88, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday August 18, 2015 at Bell Minor following a period of declining health. Born April 2, 1927 to the late Mon and Cynthia Day, he w ...

Gwinnett

Peggy Ramey Robinson, 75, Fairburn, Ga. formerly of Buford
Peggy Ramey Robinson, age 75, of Fairburn, GA, formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, August 18, 2015.  She was preceded in death by her son, Kerry Black; parents, Emo ...

Habersham

George Ralph Bowen, 97, Demorest
Funeral services will be held for George Ralph Bowen who died Tuesday, August 18, at age 97, at Tennova Hospital West Turkey Creek, in Knoxville, Tennessee. George was born Febr ...
John William Weathers, 64, Cornelia
  John William Weathers, Jr., age 64, of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at his residence. Born on July 19, 1951, in Elberton, Georgia, he was the son of ...

Hall

Winford Daniel Carder, 82, Gainesville
Winford Daniel Carder, 82, a loving father and lifetime resident of Hall County, passed away on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 following a period of declining health.   In add ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Caroldene Blackstock McEver, age 87 of Talmo, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, August 18, 2015.  Mrs. McEver was born in J ...

Lumpkin

Jerry Brance Radford, 71, Dahlonega
  Jerry Brance Radford, age 71, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA following a brief illness.   ...

Other

Lucy LaFerne Dove, 76, Monticello
Lucy LaFerne Dove, 76, of Monticello, Ga passed away on Tuesday August 18, 2015 at her home in Monticello after an extended illness. A native of Gainesville, LaFerne was born on ...
'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.