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Local Obits for Sun. Apr 10th, 2016

Dawson

Clyde Edwards, 87, Dawsonville
Clyde Edwards, 87, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday April 10, 2016 at his residence following a period of declining health.   Clyde Edwards, a veteran of the Korean War ...

Forsyth

Helen Elizabeth Neely, 85, Cumming
Helen Elizabeth Neely, 85, of Cumming, GA passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at The Oaks at the Hamptons, Cumming, GA.   Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, A ...
Lotta Hope Shelby, 95, Cumming
Lotta Hope Shelby, 95, of Cumming, GA died on April 10 at the Oaks at Hampton. Ms. Shelby moved to Atlanta in the 1940's from the Midwest and embraced the southern lifestyle. S ...

Hall

Jack E. Douglas, 73, Gainesville
Jack E. Douglas, age 73, of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday April 10, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.         &nb ...
Florence Adelaide Janney, 97, Gainesville
Mrs. Florence Adelaide Janney, age 97 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at the residence of her grandson and his fiancé, Lisa Aiello following a brief il ...
Pearlie Sadler, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Pearlie Sadler passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 following an extended illness. Born in Homer, GA on November 17, 1933 she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Curtis ...
Harry Marshall Veatch, 91, Gainesville
Mr. Harry Marshall Veatch, age 91, longtime resident of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Sunday, April 10, 2016.      ...
Josephine Wilson, 93, Gainesville
Little & Davenport Funeral Home announces the death of Josephine Wilson 93 of Gainesville, Ga. Mrs. Wilson died Sunday April 10, 2016 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center. Complete a ...

Lumpkin

Robert Eugene Sweat, 84, Dahlonega formerly of Snellville
Robert Eugene Sweat age 84, of Dahlonega formerly of Snellville, GA passed away on April 10, 2016.   Mr. Sweat was of Baptist faith and a US Airforce Veteran.   ...
'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.