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Local Obits for Sat. Feb 18th, 2017

Forsyth

James Tilmon Adams, 67, Cumming
James Tilmon Adams, age 67, of Cumming passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017. Graveside services, with Military Honors, will be held Thursday, February 23, at 1:00 p.m. at Geo ...
Jo Ann Flegal, 76, Cumming
Jo Ann Flegal, 76 of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017.   There are no services planned at this time.   Condolences may be expressed at w ...
Doris M. Hudlow, N/A, Cumming
Doris M. Hudlow, died February 18 at Regency Manor Personal Care Home in Cumming, Georgia, where she was lovingly cared for by Zoe Stahl and her staff and Agape Hospice Care Team. ...
Richard J. King, 86, Gainesville
Mr. Richard J. King, 86 of Gainesville (Forsyth Co.) died Saturday February 18, 2017 at the Northside Forsyth Hospital. Richard was born in Detroit, MI.  July 13, 1930 to the ...
Billie Gean Knight, 70, Cumming
Billie Gean Knight, age 70, of Cumming passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017.  Billie was a wonderful woman who loved her family and growing flowers; her grandchildren were ...

Habersham

Claude R. Moser, 78, Clarkesville
Claude Rankin Moser, Jr., “Randy”, 78, of Clarkesville, GA died February 18, 2017.  He was born in Hickory, North Carolina July 15, 1938- the seventh and last chil ...

Hall

Roy I. Carter, 90, Gainesville
Roy I. Carter 90 of Gainesville, Ga. passed away Thursday Feb. 2, 2017 and was laid to rest on Saturday Feb. 4, 2017. Born Jan. 19, 1927 Roy owned and operated an automotive repair ...
Ricky Duane Smith, 61, Gainesville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Ricky Duane Smith, age 61, of Gainesville, Georgia, who passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Mr. Smith was born in Broward Coun ...
Isaiah Swan, inf, Gainesville
Mr. Isaiah Swan, 6 months of Gainesville passed away on February 18, 2017. A funeral service will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, February 24, 2017 in the chapel of Memorial Par ...
Patsy Crowe Bennett, 76, Gainesville
Patsy Crowe Bennett, 76 of Gainesville died Saturday February 18, 2017 at her residence. Born in Forsyth County, Mrs. Bennett had lived in Hall County for most of her life.  ...
Douglas A. Lykins, 74, Gainesville
Mr. Douglas A. Lykins, 74, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, February 20, 2017 at 2pm in the chapel of Memo ...
Jessie Lee Milligan, 89, Gainesville
Jessie Lee Milligan age 89 of Gainesville passed away Saturday February 18, 2017 Complete arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville.
Cheryl Elaine Potts, 71, Gainesville
Cheryl Elaine Potts, age 71 of Gainesville, Ga. died February 18, 2017 at her  residence. Services will be announced. Strickland Funeral Home, Clermont.

Jackson

Ann Archer, 64, Commerce
Ann Archer, age 64, of Nicholson died Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Archer was born in Commerce to the late, J.D. and Mary Howington Yor ...

Lumpkin

Clifford Alvin Hosler Jr., born June 25, 1946 in New Castle, PA, passed away peacefully on February 18, 2017.  A loving, selfless, and gentle man, Cliff is a retired teac ...

Other

Robert James Stamey, 63, Canton
Robert James Stamey, age 63, of Canton, GA, passed away after an extended illness on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at Northside Hospital Forsyth. Ingram Funeral Home & Cremat ...

Stephens

Christopher Williams, 35, Toccoa
Funeral services for Christopher “Chris” Daniel Williams, age 35 of Toccoa will be held on Friday, February 24, 2017 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel.  ...
'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.