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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 18th, 2019

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Lucille Wheeler Hall, 70, Winder
Lucille Wheeler Hall, age 74, of Winder, GA passed away Friday, October 18, 2019. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Hubert Wheeler and Pauline Cantrell Wheeler; brother ...
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Richard Madison McCook of Statham, Ga. who passed October 18, 2019. The absence of his laughter and stories leaves a deafenin ...

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Betty Jane Coen, 94, Cumming
Betty Jane Coen, age 94, of Cumming, Georgia passed away, Friday, October 18, 2019. Care and trust placed in McDonald and Son Funeral Home, 150 Sawnee Drive, Cumming, Georgia 30 ...
Fred Griffith, 72, Cumming
Fred Griffith, of Cumming, Georgia, our beloved husband, father, and PaPa left us suddenly on Friday, October 18, 2019.  The skies lit up at sunset, which felt like a sign to ...

Gwinnett

Hyun “Jonathon” Kim passed away on October 18th, 2019 in his residence in Suwanee, GA. Jonathon was born on June 19th, 1969 to Peter and Lilly Kim in Seoul, Korea. He ...

Habersham

James Charles Grant, 72, Cornelia
James Charles Grant, age 72, of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 18, 2019. Mr. Grant was born on August 24, 1947 in Habersham County, Georgia t ...

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Shelby Jean (Wilson) Dorsey, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Shelby Jean (Wilson) Dorsey, age 78 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Friday, October 18, 2019. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Mem ...
James Edwin “Jim” Clayton, 79, of Gainesville passed away Friday, October 18, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. The family will receive friends at Memorial ...
Barbara Sue Holman, 68, Gainesville
Barbara Sue Holman, 68, of Gainesville passed away Friday, October 18, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A private memorial service will be held. Born on August 13, 1 ...
Janet Lynn Johnson, 62, Murrayville
Janet Lynn Johnson, age 62 of Murrayville, passed away Friday, October 18, 2019.   Mrs. Johnson was born May 5, 1957 to Pearl Pitman Crane and the late Lloyd Crane.  ...
Jackie Motes, 58, Gainesville
Jackie Motes, 58, of Gainesville passed away Friday, October 18, 2019 at his residence.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 in the ...

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Steven Larry Bond, 47, Commerce
Mr. Steven Larry Bond, age 47, of Commerce, GA died Friday, October 18, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness with pneumonia and sepsis.  Mr. Bond ...
Richard Lee Hall, 83, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Richard Lee Hall, age 83 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, October 18, 2019.  Mr. Hall was born in Rensselaer, ...
Kathleen Smith, 90, Commerce
Mrs. Kathleen Early Smith (90) of Commerce, GA passed away on Friday October 18, 2019.  Kathleen was born on June 28, 1929 to Marvin and Willie Maude Early in Quitman, Mississ ...

Lumpkin

Ginette Cohen Jones, 95, Dahlonega formerly of Oakwood
Mrs. Ginette Cohen Jones, age 95, of Dahlonega, formerly of Oakwood, passed away Friday, October 18, 2019. Mrs. Jones was born in Algiers, North Africa on June 10, 1924 to the l ...
Celebrated singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73
Singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73 after spending days on a ventilator due to the coronavirus in Nashville, Tennessee
‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81
Singer Bill Withers has died
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died