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Local Obits for Sun. Oct 15th, 2017

Banks

Keith Allan Mayne, 47, Homer
Keith Allan Mayne, age 47 of Homer, GA passed away Sunday, Oct.15, 2017.   Born in Neptune, NJ on September 27, 1970, Mr. Mayne was the son of Allan and Ellen Muscatel ...

Forsyth

Sarah N. Nichols, 79, Cumming
Sarah N. Nichols, age 79, a native of Forsyth County, GA, passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017.  She was a member of Bethelview United Methodist Church in Cumming, GA. Mrs. ...

Gwinnett

Vito Ferrugia, 50, Loganville
Vito Ferrugia, 50 of Loganville, GA passed away on October 15, 2017. The family will receive friends on Saturday October 21, 2017 from 2pm to 6pm at the McDonald and Son Funeral ...
Ival O. Salyer, 100, Buford
Ival O. Salyer had near-boundless curiosity as a research chemist and scientist.  Among his numerous research projects were protective insulation foams for the space shuttle, ...

Hall

John Richard Garrett, 77, Gainesville
John Richard Garrett, age 77, of Gainesville, GA went home to be with our Lord on October 15, 2017. A  funeral mass will be held Friday, October 20, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at S ...
Edith Sargent Seabolt, 99, Gainesville
Edith Sargent Seabolt, known to family and friends as “Aunt Edith”, passed away early Sunday, October 15, 2017 at the age of 99 and 11 months. Funeral services will ...

Other

Sara Louise Collins Ansley, 80, Seneca, SC
Mrs. Sara Louise Collins Ansley, age 80 of 303 Hemlock Drive, Seneca, South Carolina passed away Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Rainey Hospice House, Anderson, South Carolina. A da ...

Stephens

Wayne Youngblood, 91, Toccoa
Mr. Wayne Youngblood, age 91 of 138 Letourneau Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, October 15, 2017 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Frank and Violet Lo ...
'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.