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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 ...
Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77
Chicago Bears Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers has died
'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