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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 26th, 2018

Forsyth

Alice Crosta, 95, Cumming
Alice Crosta, 95, of Cumming passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018.  A loving mom, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend; in her later years Alice enjoyed time with her fam ...

Gwinnett

Susan Ireland Wright, 62, Grayson
Susan Ireland Wright, age 62 of Grayson, GA died Sunday, August 26, 2018. Funeral service will be held Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. C ...

Habersham

Rosa Vera Frias, 55, Clarkesville
Rosa Vera Frias, age 55 of Clarkesville, passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018. Born in San Nicolas, Mexico on July 15, 1963 she was a daughter of the late Ramon Vera and Carme ...

Hall

Maggie Alaine Farmer, 61, Gainesville
Maggie Alaine Farmer, 61, of Gainesville passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. No services are planned at this time. Born on March 21, 1 ...

Jackson

Brenda Lou Gooch, 75, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Brenda Lou Gooch, age 75 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, August 26, 2018.  Ms. Gooch was born in Jefferson, G ...

Lumpkin

Kre Wehunt, Dahlonega
Kre Wehunt ran into the arms of Jesus and into the presence of her brother Klate on a beautiful Sunday morning, August 26, 2018 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. No o ...

Other

Jack Loggins, 74, Savannah, Ga.
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Jack Loggins, age 74 of Savannah, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, August 26, 2018.  Mr. Loggins was born in Statham, Georgi ...

White

Jewel Barrett, 85, Cleveland
Jewel M. Barrett, age 85 of Clermont, passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018. Mrs. Barrett was born on June 6, 1933, in Shooting Creek, North Carolina, to the late Alfred and Do ...
Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87
Golf pioneer Lee Elder has died at the age of 87
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died