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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 24th, 2018

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Clifford Lee Gazaway, 63, Bethlehem
Clifford Lee Gazaway, age 63, of Bethlehem passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018. He loved his family and fishing. Survivors include his daughters Stephanie Bradshaw and husband ...

Habersham

Edward Hix, 62, Alto
Edward Hix, age 62 of Alto, passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on August 20, 1956, he was the son of the late Paul and Betty Jean Wade ...

Hall

Matthew Paul McLeroy, 37, Flowery Branch
Matthew Paul McLeroy, 37, of Flowery Branch passed away October 24, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 28, 2018 in the Chapel of Memorial Park F ...
Betty L. Young, 80, Gainesville
Betty L. Young, age 80 of Gainesville, passed away on October 24, 2018 at New Horizons Limestone. Mrs. Young was retired from the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville ...

Jackson

Angela Marie Marchbanks Roberts, 73 of Talmo passed away Wednesday October 24, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Roberts was ...
Harold E. Williams, 90, Jefferson
Harold E. Williams, age 90, of Jefferson, GA passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018. He was preceded in death by son, Robert Harold Williams; sister, Dorothy Greene Solomon; broth ...

Lumpkin

Luther James (LJ) Justus, 88, Dahlonega
Luther James (LJ) Justus, age 88 of Dahlonega, GA passed away on October 24, 2018 after a brief illness.   LJ was born in Dahlonega, GA on May 23, 1930 and lived most ...

Other

Ann Westbrook, 87, Roswell
Ann Westbrook, age 87, of Roswell, GA, passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. She is preceded in death by her husband, William A. Westbrook, Jr. and parents, Baxter and Gladys ...

Stephens

Thomas Landers Meeks, 91, Toccoa
Mr. Thomas Landers Meeks, age 91, residing on Falls Road in Toccoa, Ga. passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Pruitt Health of Toccoa. A son of the late Jasper Steve Meeks ...
Ms. Suzanne “Sue” Louise Cain Pritchett, age 52 of 340 Whispering Woods Road, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at her residence. A daughter of Michael ...
Mr. Thomas Franklin Leopard, age 78 of Pleasant Drive, Martin passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Ravenell and Bon ...
Fred Alfred Watson, 86, Toccoa
Mr. Fred Alfred Watson, age 86 Toccoa passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at the Stephens County Hospital. Mr. Watson, a Toccoa legend was born July 6, 1932 to Fred P. and E ...
'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.