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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 30th, 2017

Dawson

Vivian Wynell Coker, 75, Dawsonville
Vivian Wynell Coker, age 75, of Dawsonville, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017. She was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church. She retired from Dawson County School System after ...

Forsyth

Cinda Jones, 59, Cumming
Cinda Jones 59, of Cumming, Ga passed away on March 30, 2017. Cinda was a paraprofessional and worked for the Forsyth County Board of Education for ten years. She was predece ...

Gwinnett

Douglas Everett Warren, 55, Sugar Hill
Douglas Everett Warren, 55, of Sugar Hill passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017.  He is preceded in death by his parent, Everett William and Essie Grace Higgins Warren. Surv ...
Troy Vernon Adams, 87, Buford
Mr. Troy Vernon Adams, age 87, of Buford, GA, passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017. Funeral service will be held Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 3:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chape ...

Habersham

Jane Denton Tyler, 64, Turnerville
Jane Denton Tyler, age 64 of Turnerville, passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017. Born in Clayton, Georgia on August 20, 1952, she was the daughter of the late Ray and Claris R ...

Hall

Manley Hoyt Jones, 94, Gainesville
Manley Hoyt Jones, age 94, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017.   Hoyt was born in Gainesville on December 26, 1922 to Manley C. and Levicie Jones.  He proudly served ...

Lumpkin

  Mary Belle Boston, age 73, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017. She was a dedicated matriarch and strong independent woman who lived for her famil ...
Ronald Mason Benitez, 61, Dahlonega
Ronald Mason Benitez, age 61 of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017.  Mr. Benitez was born January 30, 1956 in Miami, FL to the late Armando J. and Joyce E. Beni ...

Stephens

Betty Troup Moore, 83, Toccoa
Mrs. Betty Troup Moore, age 83 of Walnut Street, Toccoa, GA, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. A daughter of the ...
'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.