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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 25th, 2018

Forsyth

Betty Jean Day Stone, 81, Cumming
Betty Jean Day Stone, age 81, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018. She was a well-respected and faithful member of Shiloh United Methodist ...

Gwinnett

Adrian Calmi, 60, Lawrenceville
Adrian Calmi, age 60 of Lawrenceville, GA, died Thursday, October 25, 2018 after a brief illness. Funeral services will be held Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 3 PM at Hamilton Mill Me ...
Sue Meade Franzreb, 87, Johns Creek
Sue Meade Franzreb 87, of John's Creek, Ga. passed away on October 25, 2018. Services will be scheduled at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandso ...

Hall

John K. “Jack” Cotton, 91, Gainesville
Mr. John K. “Jack” Cotton age 91 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday October 25, 2018 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness. Memorial serv ...
Donna Jean Haynes Farmer, 87, Gainesville
Donna Jean Haynes Farmer, age 87, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018 at The Gardens of Gainesville. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday Oc ...
Lydia Henderson Balls, 83, Flowery Branch
Lydia Henderson Balls, age 83, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018. She was preceded in death by husband, Donald Eugene Balls. Mrs. Balls is survived by ch ...
Rachel Whitmire Helton, 74, Gainesville
Rachel Whitmire Helton, 74 of Gainesville reached her heavenly home on Thursday, October 25, 2018.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert, “Jr” Helt ...

Jackson

Cody Wayne Chambers, 54, Jefferson
Cody Wayne Chambers, age 54, of Jefferson, GA passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018. He is survived by his wife of thirty-five years, Phyllis Williams Chambers, Jefferson; childre ...
William Connley Crumley, 62, Commerce
William Connley Crumley, age 62 of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. Born on Dec. 18, 1955 in Commerce, GA he was the son of the late William Daniel and Joyce Ha ...

Other

Calvin Cosson, 63, Comer
Calvin Cosson age 63 of Comer, GA passed away Thursday Oct. 25, 2018 at the Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital.   Mr. Cosson was born September 10, 1955 in Defuniak Spr ...

Stephens

Mrs. Lynda Elaine Brawner Sellers, age 68 of Lovell Road, Toccoa passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Pruitt Health of Toccoa. A daughter of the late Herman and Lula Robert ...
Celebrated singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73
Singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73 after spending days on a ventilator due to the coronavirus in Nashville, Tennessee
‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81
Singer Bill Withers has died
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died