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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 9th, 2018

Forsyth

John “J.C.” Jones, 85, Cumming
John “J.C.” Jones, age 85, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. J.C. was born in Forsyth County in 1933, to the late Charlie and Sarah Jones. He was ...

Habersham

Fairy “Jackie” Gilliland Martin, 90, passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Asbury House Hospice. Jackie was born on October 8, 1928 in Belzoni, MS to James &ldq ...

Hall

Pauline Griffin, 91, Clermont
Pauline Griffin, age 91 of Clermont died on October 9, 2018.  Funeral Services will be held on Monday, October 15, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Strickland Funeral ...
Lucio Molina-Galvan, 24, Gainesville
Lucio Molina-Galvan, age 24 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Emory Hospital.           Funeral servic ...
Ofelia Torres, 47, Gainesville
Ofelia Torres, age 47, passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 surrounded by her loved ones at her home in Gainesville, GA after battling stomach cancer. Mrs. Torres was born Dece ...
Homer Lawrence Truelove, 88, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday October 11, 2018 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Homer Lawrence Truelove, age 88 of Gainesville. The Rev. Leon Thompso ...

Jackson

Ms. Beverly Jean Farmer Adams AlDeen, age 74, of Nicholson, GA died Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Kindred Hospice.  Ms. AlDeen was born in Athens to the late Elman and Jean Anth ...

White

Annie McColl Lay, 72, Cleveland
Mrs. Annie McColl Lay, age 72, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Mrs. Lay was born in Glasgow, Scotland to the late James and Mary Bowman Thomson.  She wa ...
Urania Henderson Chastain, 87, Cleveland
Daisy Urania Henderson Chastain, age 87 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Mrs. Chastain was born April 27, 1931 in White County to the late John Henry Henderso ...
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