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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 26th, 2019

Dawson

Michael Thomas J Johnson, 62, Dawsonville
Michael Thomas Johnson, age 62, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. Michael was born in 1956, to the late Tommie and Elizabeth Johnson. He worked for Jef ...

Habersham

Kendrick Paul Simmons, Sr. age 43 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Demorest, Georgia on June ...

Hall

Darryl Keith Burns, 61, Gainesville
Darryl Keith Burns passed away unexpectedly on February 26, 2019, at the age of 61. He lived a full and active life and enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, a ...
Linda Joe Thorpe, 70, Oakwood
Linda Joe Thorpe age 70 of Oakwood, GA was born on March 26, 1948 in Gainesville, GA, Hall County to Clarence and Mary Brown. She attended school in Gainesville, GA. She worked for ...

Jackson

Nancy Louise Parker Maynard, age 92, of Commerce, GA passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2019.  She is survived by children, Janice and John Ewing, Lawrenceville, GA, Virginia D ...
Frank Wood, 84, Nicholson
Mr. Frank Wood, age 84, of Nicholson, GA, formerly of Athens, died Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Hillhaven Nursing Home.  Mr. Wood was born in Danielsville to the late Esco an ...

Other

Marilyn Flanagan Waters, 77, Alpharetta
Marilyn Flanagan Waters, age 77, of Alpharetta, GA passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2019.  She is survived by her husband of fifty-eight years, Rev. John Waters, Alpharett ...

Stephens

Oleta Cone Dekle, 71, Toccoa
Mrs. Oleta Cone Dekle, age 71 of Swift Street, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at her home. A daughter of the late Wesley Carroll Cone and Helen McMillon Cone, she ...

White

Harless Richard Harkins, 75, Cleveland
Richard Harkins February 14, 1944 – February 26, 2019 Richard, Daddy, Pepaw, and Pawpaw, a man loved by many names.  Mr. Harless Richard Harkins, age 75, of Cle ...
Hugh Downs, genial presence on TV news and game shows, dies
Hugh Downs, a genial and near-constant presence on television from the 1950s through the 1990s, has died
Carl Reiner, beloved creator of 'Dick Van Dyke Show,' dies
Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile comedy writer, actor and director, has died
Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pitt coach, dies at 85
Johnny Majors, the coach of Pittsburgh’s 1976 national championship football team and a former coach and star player at Tennessee, has died
Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye dies at 80
Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye has died at the age of 80
Column: Remembering an old family friend, Biff Pocoroba
Ahh, that name
Evangelist who built global ministry dies in Atlanta at 74
Evangelist Ravi Zacharias, who built an international ministry that strives to defend Christianity on intellectual grounds, has died in Georgia
Phyllis George, female sportscasting pioneer, dies at 70
Phyllis George, the former Miss America who became a female sportscasting pioneer on CBS’s “The NFL Today” and served as the first lady of Kentucky, has died
Colorful player, coach Pepper Rodgers dies at age 88
Pepper Rodgers has died at the age of 88