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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 14th, 2017

Banks

Tommy Reems, 57, Lula
Tommy Reems, age 57, of Lula, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Friday, July 14, 2017. Mr. Reems was born on June 2, 1960 in Newnan, Georgia to the late James Thomas Ree ...

Forsyth

MacKean James Robertson, a recent graduate of Georgia Cyber Academy, former Forsyth Central High School student, and life-long resident of Cumming, Georgia, died suddenly in a moto ...

Gwinnett

Edwin Adams Jr., 89, Buford
Patrolman Edwin Adams Jr. badge 101 circa early 1950s Edwin Adams Jr., age 89, died on Friday July 14, 2017 at the Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care facility in Cumming, Geo ...

Habersham

Tom Evans, 85, Clarkesville
A memorial service for Tom Evans, 85, of Clarkesville, GA, will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Clarkesville on Sunday, July 16th at 1:00 PM with the Reverend Dr. Jaspe ...
Ladelle Black Goss, 92, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Ladelle Black Goss, age 92, will be held on Sunday, July 16th at 3:00 PM from the Habersham Baptist Church with Rev. Doug Porter, Rev. Doug Goss and Rev. ...
April Elizabeth Poole, 34, Mt. Airy
Miss April Elizabeth Poole age 34 of Mt. Airy passed away Friday July 14, 2017 at Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of Elizabeth Rose Mosley Poole and the late Stephen Albert ...
Michael Clay Strange, 64, Cornelia
Michael Clay Strange, age 64 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017 following an extended illness. Born in Demorest, Georgia on January 20, 1953, he was a son ...

Hall

Jeannette Whitmire Tilley, 78, Gainesville
Jeannette Whitmire Tilley, age 78, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017. She is survived by her children, Dodie Tilley, Gainesville, GA, and Derek Tilley, Gaines ...

Jackson

Roy E. Beck, 96, Commerce
Roy E. Beck, age 96, of Commerce, GA went to be the with Lord Friday, July 14, 2017 at Bentley Assisted Living.  Mr. Beck was born in Cornelia, GA to the late WJ and Lillie St ...

White

Ronald Paul Roskosh, 83, Cleveland
Ronald Paul Roskosh, age 83 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, July 14, 2017.  Mr. Roskosh was born February 3, 1934 in Greensburg, PA, to the late Peter P. Roskosh and Ada ...
'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.