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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 ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died