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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 17th, 2019

Banks

George Thomas Sanders, 83, Maysville
George Thomas Sanders, age 83 of Maysville, GA passed away Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 at his residence.   Born on March 25, 1936 in Butts Co., Mr. Sanders is the son of the ...

Barrow

Lisa Adams, 54, Winder
Lisa A. Adams, age 54, of Winder passed away Thursday, October 17, 2019.  Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  ...

Gwinnett

Barbara Joan Young, Hoschton
  On October 17, 2019, Sister Barbara Joan Young of Hoschton, Ga. passed into eternity and is now forever united with her beloved God.  She is predeceased by her paren ...

Habersham

General Mardy Crumley, 88, Demorest
General Mardy Crumley, age 88, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Thursday, October 17, 2019. Mr. Crumley was born on February 17, 1931 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late ...

Hall

John Michael Forrestall, 80, Hoschton
Mr. John Michael Forrestall, age 80, of Hoschton passed away Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by his family. Funeral ...
Helen Louise Fuge, 99, Murrayville
Helen Louise Fuge, 99 of Murrayville died on October 17, 2019.  Services will be announced at a later date.  Strickland Funeral Home, Clermont, Ga.
RJ Simmons, 79, Gainesville
Mr. RJ Simmons, 79, of Gainesville passed away on October 17, 2019 following a prolonged illness. Mr. Simmons grew up in Valdosta, GA and retired from Mar-Jac Poultry in Gainesv ...
Barry Alan Stewart, 67, Oakwood
Mr. Barry Alan Stewart, 67, of Oakwood passed away Thursday, October 17th, 2019. A memorial service will be held on November 2nd at 2:00 pm at Liberty Bible Church, Stephens Road, ...
Vlada Andersen, 26, Gainesville
A precocious 11 year old, little blonde headed, big blue eyed girl came off the escalator from the International Terminal at Hartsfield International Airport on February 5, 2004. S ...
Patricia Ann Zeliski, 68, Gainesville
Patricia Ann Zeliski, 68, of Gainesville, died Friday Oct, 17.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home.

Lumpkin

James Davis, 78, Dahlonega
Mr. James Barney “J.B.” Davis, age 78, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, October 17, 2019. Mr. Davis was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  He ...

Other

Gerald “Jerry” Brunson, 85, of Big Canoe, GA, passed away October 17, 2019.  He is survived by his wife, Shannon Brunson; daughter Terri, son Scott (Kristin) and c ...

White

Jean Good, 86, Sautee
Jean Good, age 86 of Sautee, passed away on Thursday, October 17, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.
'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.