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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 5th, 2019

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Dewey Gordon McCulley, 85, Cumming
Dewey Gordon McCulley, of Cumming, Ga. passed away in the early morning of February 5, 2019 at the age of 85. After years of battling heart issues and dementia, he died peacefully ...
Alice Janette Barfield, 83, Cumming
Alice Janette Barfield, age 83, of Cumming, GA, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Janette was born in 1935, to the late W.H. and Agnes Coleman. ...
Kimberly Ann George Brennan was born July 26, 1966 to Earl and Linda George in Stuttgart, Arkansas. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church.  Kimberly attend ...

Hall

James Candler Helton, 80, Gainesville
Mr. James Candler Helton, age 80, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Emory University Hospital Midtown following an extended illness.    ...
Azalee Elizabeth Hughes Ladd, 98, Gainesville
Azalee Elizabeth Hughes Ladd, 98 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. ...
Harry Franklin Rue, 79, Gainesville
Harry Franklin Rue was born in Jobstown, New Jersey, January 6, 1940, to parents Harvey and Esther Rue.  He was preceded in death by his son, Henry Rue. Mr. Rue is sur ...
Dorothy (Dot) Sharp Sparkman, 83, Gainesville
Dorothy (Dot) Sharp Sparkman, 83, departed for heaven on February 5, 2019. Interment will take place on Friday, March 8, at 2:00 p.m. at the Thompson Cemetery, Prentiss, MS. A memo ...
Roy Allen Robertson, 62, Gainesville
Roy Allen Robertson, age, 62 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. He was preceded in death by his son, Robert Allen Robertson. He is survived by his wife, V ...

Jackson

Mr. Robert Joseph “Bob” Cowan, age 91, of Jefferson, GA died Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at The Palms at Lake Spivey.  Mr. Cowan was born in Atlanta to the late Hira ...

Lumpkin

Margaret Staffieri, 75, Dahlonega
Margaret Staffieri, age 75, of Dahlonega, GA. formerly of Cumming, GA. passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. She attended Little Flower High School in Philadelphia. The fam ...
Barbara Ann Tolbert, 71, Dahlonega
Mrs. Barbara Ann Tolbert, age 71, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Barbara was born in Hall County on October 3, 1947 to the late David Clifton and Mary Euge ...
James Robert Wright, 71, Dahlonega
Mr. James Robert Wright, age 71 of Dahlonega GA passed away on Tuesday February 5th at his residence. Born in Fulton County on June 15, 1947 to parents Robert Wiley Wright and Mary ...

White

Clarence Allen Isbell, 79, Cleveland
Mr. Clarence Allen Isbell, age 79 of Pine Crest Circle, Cleveland passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Landmark Hospital, Athens, Georgia. A son of the late John Terrell Isb ...
‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81
Singer Bill Withers has died
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