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Local Obits for Mon. Jul 30th, 2018

Dawson

Burnett “Barry” Watkins, 83, Dawsonville
Burnett “Barry” Watkins, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Monday July 30, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Born June 29, 1935 to ...
Cecil Lyman Bennett, 79, Dawsonville
Cecil Lyman Bennett, 79, of Dawsonville passed away Monday July 30, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born April 15, 1939 to the late Laina Bennett and Gladys Je ...

Gwinnett

Jerry Edwards, Jr, 52, Buford
Jerry Edwards, Jr, age 52, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, July 30, 2018. He was preceded in death by parents, Jerry and Donna Ruth Edwards, and his partner of twenty-six years, ...
Ralph “Skip” Edward Maynard, age 69, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, July 30, 2018. He was preceded in death in 2102 by parents, Ralph and Lois Moon Maynard. Mr. Mayn ...
Linda Ann MacKinnon, 70, Lawrenceville
Linda Ann MacKinnon, age 70, of Lawrenceville passed away Friday, July 27, 2018. Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Hall

Viola Harrison Peppers, 85, Lexington, SC, formerly of Gainesville
Mrs. Viola Harrison Peppers, 85, of Lexington, SC, formerly of Gainesville passed away peacefully with her loving daughter by her side on Monday, July 30, 2018 following an extende ...
Dwayne Hubert Ferguson, 73, Gainesville
          Dwayne Hubert Ferguson, age 73 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, July 30, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center havin ...
Our precious Mother Gwynola "Gwen" Rail McIntyre Gowder age 77 of Clermont went home to be with The Lord Monday July 30, 2018. She passed peacefully at the home of her s ...

Jackson

Marvin Dwayne Poole, 81, Commerce
Mr. Marvin Dwayne Poole, age 81 of Commerce died Monday, July 30, 2018 at Comer Health & Rehab Center.  Mr. Poole was born in Toccoa to the late, William French and Lois E ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...