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Local Obits for Sat. Apr 27th, 2019

Forsyth

Reverend Marcus James Boling 78, of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Mr. Boling is predeceased in death by his son Christopher Boling. Marcus is survived ...
TSgt. John L. Bowman, Jr. (USAF Retired), 66 of Cumming passed away Saturday, April 27, 2019.  Born July 5, 1952 in Charlotte, NC, John proudly served in the U.S. Air Force fo ...
Joseph (Joel) Norrie Marcantel, III of Cumming died on April 27, 2019 at Northside Hospital-Forsyth after a short illness. Joel was born on June 23, 1970 in Austin, Texas but moved ...
Dorothea DeMar Wolinsky, 88, passed away suddenly on April 27, 2019, at Antebellum Assisted Living in Cumming, GA. She was born on May 13, 1930 in Brooklyn, NY, to Thomas and Marie ...

Hall

Francis Brown Turner, 96, Flowery Branch
Francis Brown Turner 96, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away April, 27, 2019. A memorial service will be held at Flowery Branch United Methodist Church on May 11, 2019 at 2pm. ...
Bonnie Garrett Adkins, 90, Gainesville
Bonnie Garrett Adkins, Age 90, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away at home. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday April 30th, 2019  at 2:00 p.m.in the chapel of Memoria ...
Peggy Coker, 82, Gainesville
Peggy Coker, age 82, of Gainesville went to her heavenly home on April 27, 2019, at the Phoenix Lodge in Gainesville, GA. Peggy was a devoted wife, mother, "Nanny" to ...
William Bruce "Bill" Dean, 79, Gainesville
William Bruce "Bill" Dean, age 79, of Gainesville, GA  went to his Heavenly home  on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Mr. Dean was born on  August 20, 1939 in ...
Dennis LaWayne 'Wayne' Seymour, 53, Flowery Branch
Dennis LaWayne "Wayne" Seymour age 53 of Flowery Branch, Ga. Died Saturday April 27, 2019 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center of Braselton, Ga. The family will  rec ...
Joe T. Wood, 96, Gainesville
 Joe T. Wood, Sr., age 96, died on April 27, 2019 at his home. Joe was a loving husband, father, son, brother, grandfather and great grandfather. A native of Hall County (w ...

White

Jerry Frances Lance, 77, Cleveland
Jerry Frances Lance, age 77 of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Mr. Lance was born on October 11, 1941 to the late Howard and Dessie Reece Lance.  He w ...
Larsen, who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90
Don Larsen, the New York Yankees pitcher who threw the only perfect game in World Series history, has died
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77 weeks after suffering brain hemorrhage
Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019
This year saw the deaths of people who shifted culture through prose, pragmatism and persistence
‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman dies at 88
Tributes are pouring in from across Broadway in honor of Tony Award-winning composer Jerry Herman
Sam Dayton: Leader of regional planning group for 20 years dies
A Gainesville man who headed the Georgia Mountains Area Planning and Development Commission for 20 years has died.
James Shepherd, who founded Atlanta's Shepherd Center, dies
James Shepherd, the co-founder of a Georgia hospital specializing in spinal injuries, has died
Racing legend Junior Johnson passes away at age 88
NASCAR Hall of Fame member and 1960 Daytona 500 winner Junior Johnson has died. Johnson, the former moonshiner turned winning NASCAR driver and championship winning team owner, was 88 years of age.
Motorsports safety pioneer Bill Simpson dies after stroke
Bill Simpson, a pioneer in motorsports safety credited with creating equipment that saved too many drivers to count from death or serious injury, died Monday from complications of a stroke suffered three days earlier.