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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 10th, 2019

Gwinnett

Chester B. Morrison, Jr, age 36, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019. He was preceded in death by his sister, Tonya Morrison. Mr. Morrison is survived by wife, Tash ...
Nola Mae Ichord Smith, 76, Buford
Nola Mae Ichord Smith, age 76, of  Buford, GA passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019. She is survived by her children, Susie (John) Brenwalt, Hoschton, GA, Leona Mullen, Gain ...
Mary Joann (Valeri) Bruner, 85, Lawrenceville
Mary Joann (Valeri) Bruner, age 85, passed away among family on February 10, 2019 at her home in Lawrenceville, GA. She was born December 23, 1933 in LaGrange, GA to Gus and Linnie ...
Michael David Dixon, 64, Buford
Michael David Dixon, age 64, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019. He is survived by his wife of eighteen years, Angela Diaz Lopez Dixon; sons and daughter ...
Ray Keshavlal Thakkar, 69, Buford
Ray Keshavlal Thakkar, age 69, passed away on February 10th, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia after a long battle with cancer. He passed away peacefully while surrounded by family and fr ...

Habersham

Roy Jeffrey Jones, 62, Flowery Branch
Roy Jeffrey Jones, 62, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thur ...
Edward Alexander Carew, 97, Clarkesville
Edward Alexander Carew, age 97 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019. Mr. Carew was born July 20, 1921 in New York, NY to the late Daniel Joseph Carew and Marga ...
Jeanna R. Collins, 76, Clarkesville
Jeanna R. Collins, age 76, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed from this life at The Oaks in Baldwin, GA, on Sunday, February 10, 2019.   Jeanna was born on May 13, 1942, i ...
Jeanna R. Collins, 76, Clarkesville
Jeanna R. Collins, age 76, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed from this life at The Oaks in Baldwin, GA, on Sunday, February 10, 2019.  A Celebration of Life service will be ...
Loraine D’Esposito Oesch, 76, Clarkesville
Loraine D’Esposito Oesch, age 76 of Clarkesville, passed away on February 10, 2019. Born in Far Rockaway, New York on February 1, 1943 to the late Edward and Agnes Jacobso ...

Hall

Thomas Durkin, 54, Gainesville
  Mr. Thomas Durkin, age 54, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019. A Memorial service is scheduled for 5:00 pm Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Memo ...
Annie Faye Barrett Farr, 82, Gainesville
Graveside services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Hillside Memorial Gardens for Annie Faye Barrett Farr, 82, of Gainesville. Rev. Charles Barrett ...
Todd Gregory Graff, 45, Gainesville
Mr. Todd Gregory Graff, age 45, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019 following an extended illness. A memorial service is scheduled for 4:00 pm Friday, Fe ...

Jackson

Don Youngblood, 64, Commerce
Don Youngblood, 64, of Commerce, formerly of Cumming passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019.  Don was a good Christian man and a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather ...
Betty Jean Dawson, 61, Commerce
Mrs. Betty Jean Dawson, age 61, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mrs. Dawson was the daughter of the late Elbert B., Sr. and Louis ...
Dwayne Pascal Duncan, 89, Nicholson
    Mr. Dwayne Pascal Duncan, age 89, of Nicholson, GA died Sunday, February 10, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mr. Duncan was born in Commerce to th ...

Other

Walton Alton Gilleland, 87, Alpharetta
Walton Alton Gilleland, age 87, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Autumn Leaves Assisted Living Facility in Alphare ...
Ted Lemuel Smith, 59, Leesburg, Ga.
Ted Lemuel Smith, 59, of Leesburg, GA passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019 at his home following an extended illness. The services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Febru ...

Stephens

Rachel Evelyn Davenport, age 76 of Toccoa, GA passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. Born on Aug. 28, 1942 in Orme, TN, she was the daughter of the late Luther C. and Lillie Mae Mat ...
Leon Nichelson, 74, Eastanollee
Mr. Leon Nichelson, age 74 of Vista Way, Eastanollee passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019 at his residence. A son of the late Clarence and Lillie Mae Flowers Nichelson, he was ...
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