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Local Obits for Sat. Apr 29th, 2017

Dawson

Gloria Chester, 77, Dawsonville
Gloria Chester, 77, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday April 29, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born November 23, 1939 in Gilmer County to the la ...

Forsyth

Martha Euel Bagwell, 78, Cumming
Martha Euel Bagwell, 78, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017.  Martha was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Martha was a life-long resident of Forsyth County ...

Hall

Jerry Evans, 76, Gainesville
Mr. Jerry Evans, age 76, of Gainesville went to be with our Lord and Savior, Saturday, April 29, 2017, following an extended illness. Jerry was born and raised in Forsyth Count ...
Esperanza Hinestroza de Zapata, age 70, of Oakwood, GA passed away Saturday April 29, 2017. Esperanza is survived by her daughters Dora Zapata, Libia Esperanza Zapata, Ana Zapat ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Sarah Frances Barnes Nabors, age 84, of Dahlonega passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Memorial Services will be held on ...
Alphine Gorman, 91, Dahlonega
Alphine Gorman, 91, left here to go to her Heavenly home on April 29, 2017.  Born to Roscoe and Nolia Turner, she was a wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother, a ...

Other

Bobby Gerald Evans, Sr, 54, Conyers
Bobby Gerald Evans, Sr., age 54, of Conyers passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel w ...

Stephens

Mrs. Charlotte Hembree Wilmot, age 89, of Toccoa, Ga., passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Pruitt Health of Toccoa.    The daughter of the late Jasper and Bertie El ...

White

Frantie Lavada Dorsey, 77, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Frantie Lavada Dorsey, age 77 of Cleveland. Lavada passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017. Funeral services are sche ...
'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.