Local Obits for Wed. Oct 2nd, 2019
Andrew “Drew” Nicholas House, age 25, of Winder, GA passed away on Wedneday, October 2, 2019. He is survived by his mother, Cynthia Elaine Wise, Winder, GA; father, Jim ...
Ralph Samples, 92, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday October 2, 2019 at his residence following a period of declining health.
Born April 12, 1927 in Chamblee, Georgia to the ...
James Randy “Big Randy” Coggins, age 73, of Buford, GA, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2019. He is survived by his wife of fifty-four years, Dianne Johnson Cog ...
Richard Bonss, age 79, of Suwanee, GA passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife of forty-eight years, Susan R. Bonss. Mr. B ...
Brian Lonzo Samples was born on July 17, 1976 to the union of Alvin and Patsy Samples in Buford, Georgia and entered his home in heaven on Oct. 2, 2019. He lived big and loved ...
Sharon Anita Hicks, age 55 of Demorest, passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2019.
Mrs. Hicks was born on February 7, 1964, in Commerce, Georgia, to Marie Wiley Loggins and the ...
Gena Davis, age 80, of Cornelia, GA passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.
Memorial Services will be held at a later date.
Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, De ...
Olen Jack King, age 88, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2019.
Mr. King's wishes were to be cremated and no formal services are planned at this time. ...
Ms. Florence Cook Beasley age 72 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday October 02, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness.
Memorial services are scheduled for Sat ...
Rev. William F. “Bill” Surrett age 92 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday October 02, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. ...
Uriah Columbus Brown, age 95 of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.
Born on June 4, 1924 in Jefferson, GA, he was the son of the late Tilman C. and Flo ...
'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.