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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 10th, 2017

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Jay Wendall Dillard, 49, Winder
Jay Wendall Dillard, age 49 of Winder passed away Tuesday October 10, 2017. Survivors include his mother Emily Doster and brother Billy Dillard. He is preceded in death by his fath ...
Nestor Samuel Perla, 45, Winder
Nestor Samuel Perla, age 45, of Winder, GA, died Tuesday, October 10, 2017 after an extended illness. A funeral service will be held Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 11:00AM at Hamilton ...

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John Vernon Bryant, 71, Marble Hill
John Vernon Bryant, 71, of Marble Hill passed away Tuesday October 10, 2017 at Season’s Hospice. Born September 16, 1946 in McKeesport, PA to the late Vernon and Josephine ...

Forsyth

Wanda Headrick, Cumming
Wanda Headrick came into this world on September 10, 1931 as Wanda Chadwick.  She grew up in Oklahoma and, on August 21, 1955, she married the love of her life Keith Headrick. ...
Michael R. Singh, 73, Cumming
Michael R. Singh, age 73, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Memorial services will be held Saturday, October 14th at 2:00 pm at Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with ...
Thomas Richard Thompson, 71 of Cumming, GA passed away on Tuesday October 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his daughter Jennifer Elizabeth Thompson. He is survived by his ...

Gwinnett

Mary C. “Peggy” Haney Compton, age 76, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-three years, Harry Comp ...
MaryAnn McDaniel Jett, 72, Buford
MaryAnn McDaniel Jett, age 72, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Bob” Clinton Jett, Sr.  ...

Habersham

David A. "Snake" Garner, 63, Cornelia
David A. “Snake” Garner, age 63, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, following an extended illness.   Mr. Garner was born on April ...

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Rose D. Babcock, 94, Gainesville
Rose D. Babcock, 94, of Gainesville, died Tuesday October 10, 2017.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville.
Robert Andrew Buckley, 64, Gainesville
Mr. Robert Andrew Buckley, 64, of Gainesville, GA passed away October 10, 2017 following a sudden illness. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Mr. Buckle ...
Mary Rice Cleveland, 103, Gainesville
Mary Rice Cleveland passed away October 10, 2017 at the age of 103.  Mary was the widow of Ralph W. Cleveland, a prominent Gainesville businessman and prominent pioneer of the ...
Aaron Louis Martin, 62, Gainesville
Aaron L. Martin, 62, died 10th October 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA, after a short illness.  His funeral service will be held on Satur ...
Loi Tan Nguyen, 63, Gainesville
Loi Tan Nguyen, 63 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Loi was the son of the late Van Huu Nguyen and Thi Chuc Nguyen.  He is survived by his wife, Ya ...
Cynthia Aileen West, 77, Gainesville
Mrs. Cynthia Aileen West, age 77 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are sc ...

Jackson

Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday October 12, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Ward’s Funeral Home for Franklin Delano Ledford, 81, of Talmo. The family will rece ...

Rabun

It is with great sadness that the family of Kelly Marie Cook Ramey announces her sudden passing. Kelly was born in St. Petersburg, Florida on June 25, 1974 and passed away on Octob ...

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Lois Jean Wooten, 82, Helen
  Lois Jean Wooten, age 82, of Helen, passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Mrs. Wooten was born May 27, 1935 in Cleveland to the late Caffus and Bonnie Dean Abernathy. ...
'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.