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Local Obits for Tue. Nov 5th, 2019

Forsyth

Larry Curtis Heard, 69, Gainesville
Larry Curtis Heard, age 69, of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019. He was born in 1949, to the late Curtis and Ruthel Heard. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Ba ...
Altha Hughes, Cumming
Altha “Cheryl” Hughes passed away November 5, 2019 at her home in Cumming, GA surrounded by her loved ones. Cheryl is preceded in death by her mother, Wylene Ard Lane; ...
Altha “Cheryl” Hughes passed away November 5, 2019 at her home in Cumming, GA surrounded by her loved ones. Cheryl is preceded in death by her mother, Wylene Ard Lane; ...
Dorothy Ann Quirk, 92, Cumming
Dorothy Ann Quirk (nee Mahowald) 92, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Born in Albany, Minnesota in 1927, she attended and graduated from Marquette U ...

Gwinnett

Margaret “Tina” Hutchins Kemp, age 73, of Buford, GA passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, Harold Kemp; ...
Eugene T. Stewart, 84, Braselton
Eugene T. Stewart, age 84, of Braselton, GA passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Annette Holman Stewart; parents, Talmadge Luthe ...

Habersham

Douglas Dale McGaha, 79, Cornelia
  Douglas Dale McGaha, age 77, of Cornelia, passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Born in Lawrenceville on March 5, 1942, he was the son of the late Jack McGaha and ...
Bonnie Tench, 89, Demorest
Bonnie Lou McConnell Tench, age 89, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Mrs. Tench was born on November 12, 1929 in Habersham County, Georgia to the l ...
Darrell A. Welborn, age 67 of Habersham County, passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Born in West Palm Beach, Florida on August 9, 1952, Mr. Welborn was the son of Mary Hoppen ...

Hall

Rachel Jones, 78, Gainesville
Rachel Jones, 78, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. No services are planned at this time. She was born on April 6, 194 ...
Jerry Thurmond, 65, Oakwood
Mr. Jerry Thurmond, age 65, of Oakwood, Ga passed away on Tuesday November 5, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, N ...

Other

Lila Brown, 83, Roswell
Lila Burrell Brown, age 83, of Roswell, Georgia formerly of Tallulah Falls, Georgia went into the arms of her beloved Jesus on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.  Mrs. Brown was th ...
Rene Pruitt Gardner, 59, Alpharetta
Rene Pruitt Gardner, age 59, of Alpharetta, GA passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019. She is survived by her parents, Jack (Sem) Galbreath from the Philippines, and Mary Sutton ...
Opel Carlan Martin, 48, Elberton
Ivie Funeral Home announces visitation for Opel Carlan Martin 48 of Elberton who passed away Nov. 5, 2019.  She was the daughter of the late Fred and Grace Vaughn Carlan.  ...
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died
'Exorcist' actor Max von Sydow dies at age 90
Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died
Jack Welch, the GE chief who became a superstar, has died
Jack Welch, who transformed General Electric into a highly profitable multinational conglomerate, has died