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Local Obits for Fri. May 3rd, 2019

Forsyth

Beulah Forsyth, 92, Cumming
Beulah Forsyth, age 92, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Friday, May 3, 2019. Beulah was born in 1926, to the late William and Nancy Garner. She was a member of Sharon Baptist Church ...

Gwinnett

Charles Edward Schultz was born on May 9, 1928 at a very small hospital in Winamac, Indiana to the parents of Charles R. Schultz and Merna (Groves) Schultz. Chuck, as he was ...

Habersham

Dale Sisk, 59, Demorest
Dale Sisk, age 59 of Demorest, passed away on Friday, May 3, 2019. Born in Demorest, Georgia on March 17, 1960 to the late Gerald and Judy Cleveland Sisk. Mr. Sisk was a Foreman ...

Hall

Nell Lawana Allen, 82, Chicopee
Nell Lawanna Allen, 82 of Chicopee passed away on Friday, May 3, 2019. A graveside service will be held at Center Methodist Church Cemetery at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, 2019. ...

Other

Judith Thrasher, 73, Kennesaw
  Judith Thrasher 73, of Kennesaw, Georgia passed away on Friday May 3, 2019. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and Son ...
Bonnie Ellen Collett, 80, Milton
Bonnie Ellen Collett, age 80, of Milton, GA, passed away on Friday, May 3, 2019. Bonnie was born in 1938, to the late Willie and Jewell Henderson. She was a member of Hopewell Bapt ...

Rabun

Mary Jean Hopper Barber, 83, Rabun Gap
Mary Jean Hopper Barber, age, 83 of Rabun Gap, Ga., passed away May 3, 2019. She was born January 17, 1936, the daughter of the late LD and Kate Ledford Hopper. She was preceded in ...
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.