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Local Obits for Sat. Sep 22nd, 2018

Banks

Roy Lee Thompson, 67, Lula
Funeral services for Roy Lee Thomas, age 67 of Lula, will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, September 22, 2018, at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Raymond Payne and Rev. Joe Thom ...

Barrow

Felicia Anne Ferro, 65, Hoschton
Felicia Anne Ferro, age 65 of Hoschton, GA, died Saturday, September 22, 2018. Mrs. Ferro has been cremated. The family will receive friends, Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 12 & ...

Dawson

Johnny Young, 57, Dawsonville
Johnny Young, 57, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday September 22, 2018 at Emory University Hospital following a short illness. Born April 11, 1961 in Hall County to the late L ...

Forsyth

Maria L. Martin, 87, Cumming
Maria L. Martin 87, of Cumming left this Earth to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on September 21, 2018. Maria was a Pioneer in the Antique and Flea Market Industry. She w ...

Gwinnett

Mary Harris, 79, Buford
Mary Harris, age 79 of Buford, GA, died Saturday, September 22, 2018. Mrs. Harris has been cremated and a service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family reque ...
Mildred Lancaster Reed, age 89, of Buford, GA passed away September 21, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-four years, W. J. “Dub” Reed. Mrs. Reed ...

Habersham

Pearl Taylor, 78, Demorest
Pearl Yvonne Taylor, age 78, of Demorest passed away Saturday September 22, 2018. Mrs. Taylor was born in Demorest Georgia the daughter of the late Grant and Dora York Burton.&n ...

Hall

Jack Dalton Geyer, 86, Gainesville
Jack Dalton Geyer December 27, 1931 – September 22, 2018 Jack Dalton Geyer, 86, of Gainesville passed away at home on Saturday surrounded by his loving family.  He ...
Heather "Nikki" Smith, 41, Gainesville
Heather "Nikki" Smith, 41 years young, of Gainesville, GA passed from a sudden illness on Saturday, September 22 at 1:01 am. Her survivors include daughters, Hannah El ...

Jackson

Doris Presley Hunter, 85, Pendergrass
Doris Presley Hunter, age 85, of Pendergrass, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-two years ...

Stephens

Mr. Adam Christopher Williams age 35 of 155 Bellvue Drive, Toccoa passed away Saturday September 22, 2018 at his residence. A son of Dwight and Peggy Franklin Williams, he was b ...

White

Jean Loggins Hulsey, 75, Cleveland
Jeanne Loggins Hulsey, age 75, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018. Mrs. Hulsey was born in White County and retired from Lumite after 20 plus years as a Supe ...
Paul Hubert Shahan, 59, Helen
Mr. Paul Hubert Shahan, age 59, of Helen, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018. Mr. Shahan was born in Floyd County to the late Paul Dean (P.D.) and Mary Lou Selman Shahan.& ...
'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.