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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 25th, 2017

Banks

Dennis Randall McClure, 66, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Dennis Randall McClure, age 66 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, October 25, 2017.  Mr. McClure was born in ...

Forsyth

Robert Leland Tidwell, 88, Cumming
Robert Leland Tidwell, age 88, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. He was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday School and led singi ...

Gwinnett

Christopher B. Moore, 79, Suwanee
Christopher B. Moore, age 79, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Mr. Moore is survived by his wife of fifty-four years, Jill Porter Moore, Suwanee, GA; sons ...

Habersham

Clyde Carroll Edmonds, 88, Mount Airy
Mr. Clyde Carroll Edmonds, age 88 of Mount Airy, Georgia, the Lord called him home on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 after an extended illness.  A son of the late Rev. Clyde ...

Hall

Harold Joe Whiting, 89, Gainesville
On October 25, 2017, Harold Joe Whiting, age 89, entered into the realm of Glory, where he was greeted by his Savior Jesus, and his wife of 61 years, Daisy Burtz Whiting. He was al ...

Jackson

Ruby Jean Roberts, 85, Commerce
Ruby Jean Roberts, age 85 of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017.   Born on Jan. 15, 1932 in Carnesville, GA, Mrs. Roberts was the daughter of the late Ed ...

White

Rocky Dale Fair, 64, Cleveland
Rocky Dale Fair, age 64 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Fair was born on July 8, 1953, in Gainesville, Georgia, to the late Roy an ...
'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.