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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 ...
Former Georgia Supreme Court chief justice dies from virus
A former chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court has died
Former Hall County Commission chair Whitmire dies at 86
Donald "Don" Ralph Whitmire, a former chairman of the Hall County Commission, died Thursday at the age of 86.
2-time Hawks NBA All-Star 'Fast Eddie' Johnson dies at 65
Eddie Johnson, the two-time All-Star for the Atlanta Hawks whose career was shortened by arrests which led to a life sentence in prison, has died
Actor Sean Connery, the 'original' James Bond, dies at 90
Scottish actor Sean Connery, considered by many to have been the best James Bond, has died, aged 90
Whitey Ford, 91, pitcher who epitomized mighty Yankees, dies
The great New York Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford has died
Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65
Guitar virtuoso Eddie Van Halen is being mourned across the world of music
Thomas Jefferson Byrd, known for Spike Lee films, killed
Police say actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd has been shot dead in Atlanta
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis dies at 78
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis has died