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Local Obits for Wed. Dec 12th, 2018

Barrow

Bevis Simmons, 83, Barrow
Bevis Simmons, age 83, a 43 year resident of Winder, GA, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2018. He was a native of Baldwin, GA and a member of Mountain View Baptist Church. Bevi ...

Dawson

Loy Edward “Edd” Gaddis, 80, Dawsonville
Loy Edward “Edd” Gaddis, 80, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday December 12, 2018 at his residence following a period of declining health. Mr. Gaddis was a lifelon ...

Forsyth

John Lindsey Jordan, Jr., age 81, passed away December 12, 2018. John was born September 20, 1937 in Eufaula, Alabama. He is preceded in death by his wife Vernell Nichols Jordan ...
Jeanne C. Laramee died December 8, 2018 after a short illness.   She is survived by 2 sisters and brothers-in-law, Ann and Kenneth Gagne of Alpharetta, GA. and Debo ...

Habersham

Junior Ledford, 76, Mt. Airy
  Junior Ledford, age 76 of Mt. Airy, passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2018, at Habersham Medical Center. Born in Clarkesville on August 18, 1942, he was a son of the ...
James Hubert Marlowe, 86, Mt. Airy
James Hubert Marlowe, age 86 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. Born in Barrow County, Georgia on November 2, 1932 to the late Hubert Columbus Marlowe an ...
Harry "Papaw" McCampbell, 91, Cornelia
Mr. Harry “Papaw” McCampbell, died peacefully at home on December 12, 2018, in Toccoa, GA at the age of 91.  Harry is survived by his children Todd C. McCampbel ...

Hall

Herman Eugene Dover, 87, Gainesville
Mr. Herman Eugene Dover, age 87 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at The Oaks at Scenic View following an extended illness. Funeral services are schedu ...
Dianne Dial Brown, 77, Gainesville
Dianne Dial Brown age 77 of Gainesville, Ga. died Wednesday December 12, 2018 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 11 am Saturday December 15, 2018 at the Little Dave ...
Kathleen Gilmer Griffin, 93, Gillsville
Funeral services will be held Saturday December 15, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Lebanon United Methodist Church for Kathleen Gilmer Griffin, 93, of Gillsville. Rev. Marshall Dale and Rev ...
Shirley Nell Sims, 78, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held Saturday December 15, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Oak Grove Baptist Church for Shirley Nell Sims, 78, of Gainesville. Rev. Clack Stubbs and Rev. Brian Malcol ...

Jackson

.Thelma Jane Gary, 77, Nicholson
Mrs. Thelma Jane Gary, age 77, of Nicholson, GA died Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Gary was born in Nicholson to the late Tom ...
Calvin Cooledge Cooper, 90, Hoschton
Calvin Cooledge Cooper, age 90, of Hoschton passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018.  Mr. Cooper was a member of Northeast Church.  He enjoyed spending time with his grand ...

Other

Helen Bagley Morrison, 89, Doraville
  Helen Bagley Morrison, age 89, of Doraville, GA passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-seven years, Stephen Morrison, ...
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from stunt performer to star of film such as “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.
Report: Television personality Regis Philbin dies at 88
People magazine reports that legendary television personality Regis Philbin has died at 88
Civil rights trailblazer C.T. Vivian to be laid to rest
The nation will pay its final respects Thursday to the Rev. CT Vivian
Remembering John Lewis, rights icon and `American hero'
John Lewis, who carried the struggle against racial discrimination from Southern battlegrounds of the 1960s to the halls of Congress, has died
Kelly Preston, actor and wife of John Travolta, dies at 57
Actor Kelly Preston has died at age 57
Country rocker and fiddler Charlie Daniels dies at age 83
Country music pioneer and fiddler Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has died at age 83