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Local Obits for Mon. Oct 21st, 2019

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Petru Popovici, 101, Auburn
Petru Popovici, age 101 of Auburn, GA, died Monday, October 21, 2019. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 12:00 PM at Gwinnett Romanian Baptist Church. Pasto ...

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John Wayne Jones, 72, Cumming
John Wayne Jones (J.W.), 72, of Cumming Georgia went to sing with his beautiful baritone voice in God’s choir on October 18th, 2019. J.W. was preceded in death by his father ...
Carmela Valeo, Cumming
Carmela “Lina” Valeo passed away on October 21, 2019. She is survived by her husband of 62 years: Salvatore Valeo, Jr., sons: Salvatore Valeo, III (Giovanna) of Toms Ri ...

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Barry Wesley Storey, 67, Gainesville
Barry Wesley Storey was born on August 25, 1952 in the Newtown Community in Gainesville, GA to the late Joseph and the late Elizabeth Storey (Glasper). He was the third of nine chi ...
Mary Louise Borders, Gainesville
Memorial Services for Mrs. Mary Louise Borders of Gainesville, Georgia will be held Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 11:00 AM at the Willie B. Young Memorial Chapel at Young's Fune ...
Wayne L. Williams, 77, Gainesville
Wayne L. Williams, 77, of Gainesville passed away at his residence on Monday October 21, 2019.   Wayne was born on August 9, 1942 in Gainesville, to the late Vernon and W ...

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James Gilbert Qualls, 77, Ocala, FL formerly of Gainesville
Mr. James Gilbert Qualls, age 77, of Ocala, Florida, formerly of Gainesville passed away Monday, October 21, 2019. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 3, 2019 i ...
Martin McGee Griffin, 84, Marietta
Martin McGee Griffin, 84, passed away on Monday, October 21, 2019 at his residence in Marietta, Georgia after a sudden illness.  Martin was born on Christmas Eve in 1934 as th ...
'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.