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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 10th, 2018

Dawson

James “Jimmy” Allen, Jr, 72, Dawsonville
James “Jimmy” Allen, Jr., age 72 of Dawsonville, passed away on October 10, 2018 surrounded by immediate family after a long struggle with cancer.  Jimmy was ...
Winifred “Winnie” Estelle Stagl, 97, of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Gracemont Assisted Living. Born in Boston, MA on July 9, 1921 to Roy a ...

Forsyth

Peggy Tallant, 87, Cumming
Peggy Tallant, 87, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018.  A Forsyth County native, Peggy was a member of Haw Creek Baptist Church.  She is preceded in death ...
Zelma “Sis” Fowler, 100, Cumming
Zelma “Sis” Fowler, age 100 of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. She was a member of Corinth Baptist Church. She was prece ...
Robert "Gene" Jackson, 81, Cumming
Robert  "Gene" Jackson, age 81, of Cumming, GA, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018. He was born in 1937 to the late, James and Ruby Jackson. Gene was a great hu ...

Gwinnett

Richard E. Cable, 66, Buford
Richard E. Cable, age 66, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife of thirty-three years, Janelle Mae Cable, on July 8, 2018. Mr. ...

Habersham

Tucker Gray Harris, Inf, Cornelia
Infant Tucker Gray Harris, of Homer, Georgia, son of Nicole and Lonnie Harris, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Graveside Services will be held at 4:00 p.m., Sunday, ...

Hall

Ruth Esther Farley, 84, Clermont
Ruth Esther Farley, 84, of Clermont, GA., passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018 following a period of declining health. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturd ...

Lumpkin

Glenda Diane Shoffeitt, 79, Dahlonega
Glenda Diane Shoffeitt, age 79 of Dahlonega, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Mrs. Shoffeitt was born on July 13, 1939, in Lumpkin County, to the late Jess and Bessie ...
Mary Elizabeth Thomason Seitz, 86, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday October 10, 2018 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born and raised in Clermont, Ga., ...

White

Latrelle Nix Edwards, 73, Cleveland
Latrelle Nix Edwards, age 73, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018.  Mrs. Edwards was in Hall County and lived most of her life in Cleveland. She was a ret ...
Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77
Chicago Bears Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers has died
'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