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Local Obits for Tue. May 7th, 2019

Dawson

Lonnie Edward Waldrop, Dawsonville
Lonnie Edward Waldrop, of Dawsonville, GA. Passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Lonnie was born in 1938, to the late James and Beatrice Waldrop. He worked for Fulton Concrete for 28 y ...

Forsyth

Lawrence "Larry" Timothy Hendricks, age 72, of Cumming, Georgia passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by loved ones on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Mr. Hendricks is s ...
John Matthew Raines, Jr., 86, of Cumming, Ga., passed away on May 7, 2019 at Chestnut Ridge Nursing Home. John was predeceased by his father, John Matthew Raines, his mother, An ...
Jacquelyn Phillips Richardson of Cumming passed away on May 7, 2019. She was retired from the U.S. Postal Service and was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. Jacquelyn is pre ...

Gwinnett

Virginia Ruth Looper, 91, Buford
Mrs. Virginia Ruth Looper, age 91, of Buford passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton. Funeral Services ...

Hall

Norma Jean Elizabeth Galehouse Stanton, age 90, of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Born May 29, 1928 in Akron, Ohio She was from many places, most recently ...
Roger Hartley Stimson, 73, Gainesville
Roger Hartley Stimson, 73 of Gainesville, GA, formerly of Pittsford New York passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at home after an extended illness. A Celebration of Life will be he ...

Other

Lonnie “Flip” Jewell Hambrick, age 72 of Athens, GA passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Born on Sept. 6, 1946 in Gainesville, GA, he was the son of the late Floyd and ...

White

Deborah Edge, 61, Cleveland
Mrs. Deborah Edge, age 61, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Mrs. Edge was born to the late Harold and Lois Abernathy Rich.  She is survived by daughter ...
Horace Russell Humphries, 85, Cleveland
Mr. Horace Russell Humphries, age 85, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Horace Russell Humphries was born January 6, 1934 to Claud and Ell ...
Charlotte Marie Sutton, 75, Cleveland
Mrs. Charlotte Marie Sutton, age 75, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Mrs. Sutton was born to the late J.D. and Mabel May Kanady. She was preceded in death b ...
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.