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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 5th, 2019

Forsyth

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 ...
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