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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 ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...