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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 16th, 2019

Dawson

Wetaunah "Tonnie" Cates, 65, Dawsonville
Mrs. Wetaunah “Tonnie” Cates, age 65, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Tonnie was born in Seymour, IN on January 14, 1954 to the late William ...

Forsyth

Leon L. Samples, 84, Cumming
Leon L. Samples, age 84, of Cumming, GA., passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019. He was born in 1934, to the late Manuel and Ina Samples. Leon was a member of Salem Baptist Churc ...

Hall

Marvin Henry Dover, 71, Gainesville
 Mr. Marvin Henry Dover, age 71 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at his residence following a brief illness.       F ...

Jackson

Mary Helen McGuire, 91, Talmo
Mrs. Mary Helen Murrow McGuire, of Gainesville, slipped peacefully into the arms of her Savior on January 16, 2019. Helen was born to the late Elmer & Vera Mae Murrow on Septem ...
Charles Scott Brown, Jr, 83, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Charles Scott Brown, Jr., age 83 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, January 16, 2019.  Mr. Brown was born in Atla ...
Robert Michael Burton, 51, Commerce formerly of Cleveland
  Mr. Robert Michael Burton age 51 of Commerce formerly of Cleveland. Mr. Burton passed away Friday, November 23, 2018. Born in White County on July 24, 1967. Mr. Burton w ...

Rabun

Ada Elizabeth Rogers Billingsley, 76, of the Satolah Community passed January 16, 2019 at the Oconee Medical Center. She was born the daughter of the late Edward Monroe Rogers a ...

Union

Dr. Marion “Doc” Hollis Tanksley, age 81, of Blairsville passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Dr. Tanksley was born in Habersham County on March 22, 1937 to the ...

White

Lois Payne Johnson, 80, Cleveland
Lois Payne Johnson, age 80 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Mrs. Johnson was born on May 16, 1938, in McDowell County, West Virginia, to the late Ballar ...
Vernon Wooley, 91, Cleveland
Vernon Wooley, age 91 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Born in Galveston, Texas on January 3, 1928, he was a son of the late Gaddis Hugh and Emily Eliza ...
'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.