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Local Obits for Thu. May 16th, 2019

Banks

Charlie Turpin, 73, Homer
Charlie Turpin, age 73 of Homer, GA passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 at his residence.   Born on September 19, 1945 in Homer, GA, he was the son of the late Robert and ...

Forsyth

Charline Gail (Mull) Almquist was born on January 21, 1933 and passed away on May 16, 2019 after an extended illness.  Gail was a resident of Cumming, Georgia at the time of h ...

Gwinnett

Linda Alexander Heard, 76, Buford
Linda Alexander Heard, age 76, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 after an extended illness. She was preceded in death by parents, W. R. and Willie Mae Alexander; and ...

Habersham

Rita Smith Holcomb, 63, Demorest
Rita Smith Holcomb, age 63 of Demorest, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 16, 2019.   Born in Demorest, Georgia on April 04, 1956, she was a daught ...

Hall

Frank Willett Armstrong, 78, Gainesville
Frank Willett Armstrong died May 16, 2019.  A celebration of his life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Gainesville First United Methodist Church.  ...

Jackson

Scott Neal Stephens, 54, Commerce
Scott Neal Stephens, age 54 of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 at his residence.   Born on Feb. 20, 1965 in Naples, FL, he was the son of  R.C. Step ...

White

Joyce Reid Sanders, 87, Sautee-Nacoochee
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Joyce Reid Sanders, age 87, of Sautee-Nacoochee. Mrs. Sanders passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019. Arrangements are inc ...
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
NASCAR Hall of Famer Maurice Petty passes away
NASCAR Hall of Fame engine builder Maurice Petty passed away Saturday morning, according to a statement released by Richard Petty Motorsports. He was 81 years old.
Report: Television personality Regis Philbin dies at 88
People magazine reports that legendary television personality Regis Philbin has died at 88