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Local Obits for Tue. Nov 12th, 2019

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Tammie Tolbert, 57, Winder
Tammie Smith Tolbert, age 57, of Winder, GA passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019. She was preceded in death by her father, Noah Smith, and mother, Lola Holcomb Cole; sister, Robi ...

Dawson

Betsy Lee Merrell, 86, Dawsonville
Betsy Lee Merrell, 86 of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. She is preceded in death by her children; Gwen Merrell, and Matt Vargo-Merrell; brother; Alex ...

Forsyth

Davy Alan Campbell, 81, Cumming
Davy Alan Campbell, 81, passed away on November 12, 2019 after a long battle with cancer. Davy was born in Joplin, Missouri on August 8, 1938. He attended Joplin High School where ...
Herbert H. Banister, 90, Cumming
Herbert H. Banister, 90, of Cumming, GA passed away at home on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 after a yearlong battle with cancer.  Born in Cleburne County, AL, he attended Heflin ...
James Howard Kelso, 101, Cumming
  James Howard Kelso went to be with his Lord and Savior on November 12, 2019 at the age of 101.  He was born May 14, 1918 in Lynn Grove, Kentucky to Urie and Rache ...

Gwinnett

Anthony “Tony” Garner, Lawrenceville
Anthony “Tony” Garner of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away November 12, 2019. Tony moved to Georgia from Anchorage, Alaska. Tony graduated high school from Southwest De ...

Habersham

Geneva Stewart Ivester, 94, Demorest
Geneva Stewart Ivester, age 94 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at her residence.   Funeral arrangements are incomplete a ...
Geneva Stewart Ivester, 94, Demorest
Geneva Stewart Ivester, age 94 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at her residence. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on September 04, ...
Jessie Ward, 78, Mt. Airy
Jessie Faye Collins Ward, age 78 of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Born in Demorest, Georgia on October 15, 1941, she was a daughter of the late Mo ...
Jessie Ward, 78, Mt. Airy
Jessie Faye Collins Ward, age 78 of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Born in Demorest, Georgia on October 15, 1941, she was a daughter of the late Fr ...

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Edward Glenn, 86, Gainesville
Mr. Edward Glenn completed his ordained assignment by God on November 12, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia. Edward was born to the late Mr. Mack (Em ...
Roy Linsey Loggins, 53, Lula
Roy Linsey Loggins age 53 of Lula passed away November 12, 2019 at his residence. Mr. Loggins was born January 6, 1966 in Lawrenceville to the late Katie Barrett Trusty & Cl ...
William Ralph Chapman, 101, Gainesville
William Ralph Chapman, age 101, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday November 12, 2019 following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Friday November 15, 2019 ...
Doris Patricia Pickett, 81, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Doris Patricia Pickett, age 81, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Bell-Minor Nursing Center, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be 11 ...

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Geraldine (Duncan) Richards, 87, Alpharetta
Geraldine (Duncan) Richards, age 87 of Alpharetta, passed away on November 12, 2019. She was preceded in death by her son, Melvin Robert (Bobby) Richards Jr. She is survived by ...

Stephens

Mrs. Frances Louise Palmer Farmer, age 85 of Busha Street, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late Wiley and Effie Herrin P ...

White

Elmer James Hunt, 75, Cleveland
Elmer James Hunt, age 75, of Cleveland, passed away on November 12, 2019. Mr. Hunt was born on June 25, 1944, in White County, to the late Tommy and Ruby Nelson Hunt.  He w ...
'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.