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Local Obits for Mon. Oct 14th, 2019

Dawson

Lucille Evans, 95, Dawsonville
Lucille Evans, 95, of Dawsonville passed away Monday October 14, 2019 at North Georgia Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born August 19, 1924 in Pickens Co ...

Forsyth

Howard Gardner, 83, Cumming
Howard Webster Gardner, age 83, of Cumming, GA, passed away Monday, October 14, 2019. Howard was born in 1935, to the late Sherman and Dora Gardner. He was a member of Cumming Bapt ...

Gwinnett

Billie Doris Chambers, 93, Lawrenceville
Billie Doris Chambers, 93, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Monday October 14, 2019 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born May 5, 1926 in Lumpkin County t ...
Gerald Cary Wood, 81, Buford
  Gerald Cary Wood, age 81, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, October 14, 2019.  He is survived by his wife of eighteen years, Laverne Brackett Wood, Buford, GA; stepd ...

Hall

Alton Elbert Edge, 83, Oakwood
Mr. Alton Elbert Edge, 83, of Oakwood passed away Monday, October 14, 2019 following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 17, 2019 in ...
James Rueben Pierce, 81, Gainesville
James Rueben Pierce  3-24-1938 -- 10-14-19 Rueben Pierce peacefully left this life on Monday evening, October 14th, surrounded by his loving family and dear friends. & ...
Carl E. Alexander, 73, Braselton
Mr. Carl E. Alexander, age 73, of Braselton passed away Monday, October 14, 2019 at Landmark Hospital in Athens, surrounded by family. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Frida ...
Betty Lucille Edmonds Walker, 77, Gainesville
Betty Lucille Edmonds Walker, age 77 of Gainesville, GA passed away October 14, 2019.  Mrs. Walker was born in Gainesville, GA on January 28, 1942 to the late William and Luci ...
'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.