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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 17th, 2019

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Dorothy Owens Skinner, 81, Winder
Dorothy Owens Skinner, age 81, of Winder, GA passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2019.  She is survived by her children, Terrie and Scott Peppers, Winder, GA; grandchildren ...

Forsyth

H. E. Harrison, 83, Cumming
H. E. Harrison, age 83, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019. He was a Veteran of the United States Army. He loved trucking and worked for Florida Rock Tank Lines. He ...
Dolores Elaine Fribus O’Hara left this earth on February 17, 2019 and entered her heavenly home after ninety-one years of life.  She was born to Richard Alfred and Sophi ...

Gwinnett

Paul B. Lindsey, Jr, 83, Lilburn
Paul B. Lindsey, Jr, age 83, of Lilburn, GA passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019. He is survived by sisters, Merry Jones, Rockmart, GA, Virginia (Jim) Puckett, Dallas, GA; brother ...
Lou Ellen Richardson, 78, Buford
Lou Ellen Richardson, age 78, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019. She was preceded in death by husband, Walter Joseph Richardson; parents, Otis and Louise Crisp; a ...

Habersham

Mrs. Betty Jo Mitchell Gibby, 91, passed away February 17, 2019 at her residence. She lived most of her life in Habersham County with her husband of 71 years raising their six chil ...

Hall

Martin K “Marty” Sanderson, 59, Flowery Branch
Martin K “Marty” Sanderson, age 59, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away February 17, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his wife Deborah Glass Sanderson. He is survi ...
Thomas A.J. Gravitt, 74, Flowery Branch
Mr. Thomas A.J. Gravitt, age 74, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by his family. Memoria ...
William "Bill" Walter Greene, Jr, age 91 passed away on February 17th.  He was born April 10, 1927 in Buena Vista, GA to Julia Holder and William Walter Greene.&n ...

Lumpkin

 Martha Sue (Sanford) Rider age 70 of Dahlonega passed away on February 17, 2019 following an extended illness. Mrs. Rider was a member of Philippi Baptist Church in Dahlonega ...

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Roy I. Tallent, 93, Dunwoody
  Roy I. Tallent, age 93, of Dunwoody, GA passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Harris Tallent in 1983; parents, Henry Cly ...
Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77
Chicago Bears Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers has died
'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