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Local Obits for Wed. Apr 3rd, 2019

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Faye Rogers Dowty, 63, Auburn
  Mrs Faye Rogers Dowty, age 63 of Jonaquil Avenue, Auburn, Georgia passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2019 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in ...

Forsyth

Donna Jacobs, Cumming
Donna Jacobs of Cumming, GA entered into eternal rest on April 3, 2019. She was born May 11, 1939 to Walter and Helen Drew of Herrin, IL. She is survived by her husband, Terry Jaco ...
Carl Thomas Sweet Sr. of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully on April 3, 2019. He was a loving father and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Linda Sweet ...

Gwinnett

David Clayton NeSmith, 57, Norcross
David Clayton NeSmith, age 57, of Norcross, GA passed away April 3, 2019.   He graduated from Peachtree High School in 1979 and was an outstanding pitcher for the basebal ...

Habersham

Elsie Harrison Scroggs, 97, Cornelia
Elsie Harrison Scroggs, age 97, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Habersham Medical Center.    She was born in Habersham County, the d ...

Hall

Kaye Taylor Biddy, 77, Gainesville
Kaye Taylor Biddy age 77 of Gainesville  passed away on Wednesday April 03, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Me ...
Juan Camacho- Moreno, 80, Gainesville
    Mr. Juan Camacho Moreno age 80 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday April 03, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Fu ...
Daniel E. Cole, 84, Gainesville
Mr. Daniel E. Cole, age 84, of Gainesville passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Morningside Assisted Living. Funeral Services wil ...
Cheryl Jean Helman, 63, Gainesville
Ms. Cheryl Jean Helman age 63 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday April 03, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial services are sc ...
Cheryl Jean Helman, 63, Gainesville
    Ms. Cheryl Jean Helman age 63 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday April 03, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. & ...

Lumpkin

Brondell Greenway, 81, Dahlonega
Brondell Greenway, 81, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday April 3, 2019 at her residence following a sudden illness. Born February 4, 1938 in Fannin County to the late Worth and ...

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Phillip R. Eidson, 83, Martin
Mr. Phillip R. Eidson, age 83, of Hwy. 17 South in Martin, Georgia passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Phillip R. Eidson and Ruth ...

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Jason Dorsey, 44, Cleveland
Mr. Jason Wayne Dorsey, age 44, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Mr. Dorsey was born in Hall County and is preceded in death by his father, Mitchell Wayne Dorse ...
  Mr. James Michael “Mike” Simmons, age 66, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Mike was born on July 5, 1952, in Chicago, IL. Mike grew up i ...
Louise Margaret Sullens, 80, Cleveland
 Louise Margaret Sullens, age 80 of Lula, passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Mrs. Sullens was born on June 30, 1938 to the late Frank and Lula Bell McGowen Blackwell. ...
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.