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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 7th, 2019

Forsyth

Joan Ann Frey, 88, Cumming
Joan Ann Frey, age 88, of Cumming, GA, formerly of Easton, MD, passes away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, February 7, 2019. She is preceded in death by her husband, David Fre ...

Habersham

Michael Claude Colston, 69, Baldwin
Michael Claude Colston, age 69 of Baldwin, passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on November 12, 1949 to the late Claude and Estelle Dixon Cols ...

Hall

Don Carter, 86, Gainesville
D­­onald J. Carter, 86, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away quietly on February 7th, 2019. A Gainesville resident for over 70 years, Don loved his community, his family, a ...
James Jackson “Jack” Hough, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019. He was born July 19, 1945 in Decatur, Alabama. Jack graduated with a degree in accounting from the ...
Robert Daniel Johnson, 90, Gainesville
Graveside services will be held 3:00 p.m. Sunday February 10, 2019 at Memorial Park Cemetery for Robert Daniel Johnson, 90, of Gainesville. Rev. Steve Baker will officiate. The fa ...

Jackson

Davis Roberts Sr, 83, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Davis Roberts, age 83 of Jefferson, Georgia, who entered into rest Thursday, February 7, 2019.  Mr. Roberts was born in Pendergra ...

Other

Funeral services will be held Monday February 11, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Ward’s Funeral Home for Roy Lee “CatPal” Maney, 76, of Colbert. Rev. Robert ...

Rabun

Dennis Paul Shell, 63, Lakemont, Ga.
Dennis Paul Shell, age 63, of Lakemont, Georgia, passed away on February 7, 2019. Paul was born the son of the late Byron B. Shell and Belle L. Shell Ruffin, on September 26, 1 ...
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