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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Aug 16th, 2018

Gwinnett

Jeanette Young, 88, Buford
Jeanette Young, age 88, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, August 16, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, William C. Young; daughters, Penny Young and Jackie Ray; m ...

Hall

Frances Dooley, 72, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Frances Dooley age 72 of Flowery Branch passed away on Thursday August 16, 2018 at her residence following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held on Sunday August ...
Stanley William Hill, 70, Gainesville
Mr. Stanley William Hill, a.k.a. Superheavy, age 70, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, August 16, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by his family. Stanley will Lie-in-State 1 ...
Lyle Edward Letteer, 76, Gainesville
Lyle Edward Letteer, 76, of Gainesville, Ga died Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Landmark Hospital in Athens, Georgia following a brief illness.  He was of the Mormon Faith and w ...
Albert Leverett, 70, Lula
Albert Leverett, age 70, of Lula, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Mr. Leverett was born on April 27, 1948 in Brockton, New York to the late Albert and Constan ...
Ladinoa Ann Whitfield, 61, Gainesville
Mrs. Ladinoa Ann Whitfield age 61 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday August 16, 2018. Memorial services will be held on Monday August 20, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Chapel of ...

Jackson

Catherine “Kay” Allen, age 96, of Commerce, Georgia, formerly of Scranton, Pennsylvania, passed away on August 16, 2018. Mrs. Allen was born on March 23, 1922, in Sc ...

Lumpkin

Eva Jere Anderson, 79, Dahlonega
  Mrs. Eva Jere Anderson, age 79, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Jere was born in Lumpkin County on October 29, 1938 to the late Miller and Iver Jo ...

Other

Mrs. Imogene Westmoreland Hoard McCants, age 87, of Watkinsville, GA died Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Kindred Hospice.  Mrs. McCants was born in Jefferson to the late George ...
'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
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.