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Local Obits for Thu. May 9th, 2019

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Rafael Agosto, 82, Winder
Rafael Agosto, age 82, of Winder passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019.  A Celebration of Life will be held 10:30 am Sunday, May 12, 2019 at the Hostess House, 299 Cedar Creek Roa ...

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Steven I. Cochran, 59, Cumming
Steven I. Cochran, age 59, of Cumming, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church where he loved playing the drums at Church and during the Oak ...
Bobby Gene Hughes, 82, Cumming
Bobby Gene Hughes, 82, of Cumming passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019.  A loving husband, father, and uncle, Bobby Gene was an avid wood worker, and enjoyed taking care of his l ...

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Maria DeJesus Burciaga-Alavarez, age 92, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019. She was preceded in death by husband,  Felix Zuniga. Mrs. Burciaga-Alavarez is surviv ...
Maureen Anne Clement, 82, Suwanee
Maureen Anne Clement, 82 of Suwanee, Georgia passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2019.  Maureen was born on June 2, 1936 in Syracuse, New York and was the daughter of the late Roy ...
Stephen Joseph Tanski, 67, Suwanee
Mr. Stephen Joseph Tanski, 67, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2019. Mr. Tanski was a retired Rural Carrier with the United States Postal Service and also a membe ...

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Steven Lance Ayers, 71, Gainesville
Mr. Steven Lance Ayers, age 71 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are schedule ...
Jenny Hartley Smith, 85, Gainesville
  Surrounded by those she loved in her daughter’s home, Jenny Hartley Smith, made her journey into her heavenly home on May 9, 2019.  She was greeted at the fron ...
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.