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Local Obits for Thu. Sep 27th, 2018

Dawson

Denise Williams, 54, Dawsonville
Denise Williams, 54, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday September 27, 2018 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born August 18, 1964, Denise was a lifelong ...

Gwinnett

Roger J. Deems, 57, Buford
Roger J. Deems, age 57, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father, James Deems. Mr. Deems is survived by daughters, Jammie Deem ...
Larry Watkins, 69, Auburn
Larry “ Papa Jack”  Watkins, age 69, of Auburn, GA  passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018.  He was proceded in death by his wife of forty-four years, ...

Habersham

Roy Junior Thomas, 75, Alto
Roy Junior Thomas, age 75, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2018 following a brief battle with lung cancer. Mr. Thomas was born on June 23, 1943 to the la ...

Hall

Roger Lee Cole, 65, Gainesville
Roger Lee Cole, 65, of Gainesville passed away September 27, 2018 following a truck accident. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 in the Cha ...
Edith M. Williams, 96, Gainesville, formerly of Roswell
Edith M. Williams of Gainesville, formerly of Roswell, GA, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend passed away on September 27, 2018, at the age of 96.  ...
George Cochran, 90, Murrayville
George W. Cochran, 90 of Murrayville, Ga. passed away Thursday September 27, 2018 at the Bell-Minor Nursing Home following a recent illness. Mr. Cochran was born in Hall County ...

Other

Ruby Lee Patterson, 84, Jackson
Ruby Lee Patterson, 84, of Jackson, GA passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018.  Ruby retired from the Clayton County (GA) Police Department and then was the Secretary at Hig ...
Mrs. Wilmatine English Smith, age 88 of Atlanta, GA, passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018 at the Dekalb Medical Center. A daughter of the late Raleigh and Nannie Hooper Engl ...

White

Deborah Eloise McCarty, 59, Cleveland
Deborah Eloise McCarty, age 59 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2018. Mrs. McCarty was born on April 6, 1959, in Cumming, GA, to the late Norman and Ruth Cal ...
Phillip Gary Adams, 56, Cleveland
Phillip Gary Adams, age 56 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2018. Mr. Adams was born on March 22, 1962, in Jasper, Georgia, to Gary Claude Adams and the late ...
Former Hall County Commission chair Whitmire dies at 86
Donald "Don" Ralph Whitmire, a former chairman of the Hall County Commission, died Thursday at the age of 86.
2-time Hawks NBA All-Star 'Fast Eddie' Johnson dies at 65
Eddie Johnson, the two-time All-Star for the Atlanta Hawks whose career was shortened by arrests which led to a life sentence in prison, has died
Actor Sean Connery, the 'original' James Bond, dies at 90
Scottish actor Sean Connery, considered by many to have been the best James Bond, has died, aged 90
Whitey Ford, 91, pitcher who epitomized mighty Yankees, dies
The great New York Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford has died
Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65
Guitar virtuoso Eddie Van Halen is being mourned across the world of music
Thomas Jefferson Byrd, known for Spike Lee films, killed
Police say actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd has been shot dead in Atlanta
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis dies at 78
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis has died
'I Am Woman' singer Helen Reddy, '70s hitmaker, dies at 78
Helen Reddy, the Australian-born singer who scored an enduring hit with her feminist anthem “I Am Woman,” has died at 78 in Los Angeles