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Local Obits for Sat. Oct 26th, 2019

Forsyth

Samuel Wilson, 79, Cumming
  Samuel Wilson 79, of Cumming, Ga passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2019. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldands ...

Gwinnett

Lena Maynard Burnette, 81, Buford
Lena Maynard Burnette, age 81, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-three years, E. J. Burnette; parents, Evel ...
Laura Cantrell Pealock, 64, Suwanee
Laura Cantrell Pealock, age 64, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband of thirty-one years, Michael Pealock; sister, Jil ...

Habersham

Paisley Sue Painter, inf, Cornelia
  Infant Paisley Sue Painter, age 25 days, went to be with Jesus on October 26, 2019. Born in Gainesville on October 1, 2019, Paisley was the daughter of Brittany Nicole ...
Royce Ray Hamric, 81, Cornelia
Royce Ray "Bud" Hamric age 81, of Cornelia Georgia, passed away on Saturday October 26th, 2019. Mr. Hamric was born in Atalla, Alabama on April 17, 1938 to the late D. E ...
Dorothy Inez Greason “Dot” Poole, age 77 of Baldwin, passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at her residence. Born on December 4, 1941, in Calhoun, Georgia, s ...

Hall

Gregory “Greg” Jones, 61, Gainesville
Gregory “Greg” Jones, 61, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, October 26, 2019 in Athens following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on We ...
Patricia Louise (Vasialka) LaFrance, of Oakwood, GA, passed away at the age of 58, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, North Tower, in Gainesville, GA, on Saturday, October 26, 20 ...
Samuel “Sam” Kennedy Pinson, 23, Flowery Branch
Mr. Samuel “Sam” Kennedy Pinson, age 23, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, October 26, 2019. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 1, 2019 at 11:00 ...
Viola Evelyn Parker Campbell, age 78 of Gillsville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 26, 2019 following an extended illness. Born in Lula, Georgia in ...
Linda Gail Thomason, 68, Gainesville
After a courageous and lengthy battle against cancer, Linda Gail Thomason passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, October 26, 2019.  Linda’s wishes were to be cr ...

Jackson

Leroy Howington, 75, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Leroy Howington, age 75 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, October 26, 2019.  Mr. Howington was born in Commer ...

White

Wolfgang "Willie" Haug, 84, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home announces that Wolfgang "Willie" Haug, age 84 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on October 26, 2019.  The family will receive friends ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...