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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 20th, 2019

Forsyth

Fred Tanner, 86, Cumming
Mr. Fred Tanner 86, of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019.   Visitation will be on Monday, July 22, 2019 from 5-7pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home. ...

Gwinnett

Kay Harrington Pack, 73, Lawrenceville
Kay Harrington Pack, age 73, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gene and Hattie Harrington and brother, Gene Har ...
Kaylynn Ticas, 20, Lawrenceville
Kaylynn Ticas, age 20, of Lawrenceville, GA  passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019.  She is survived by her mother, Argelia Estrada Ticas, Lawrenceville; father,  Edwi ...
Caroline Butler Hughes, age 73, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019. She is survived by her husband of one and half years, Bill Hughes, Buford, GA; children, Ra ...

Hall

Shirley Louise Pippel Bower, 95, Gainesville
Shirley Louise Pippel Bower passed away at her home in Gainesville, GA. on July 20, 2019. Shirley was born on Ridge Avenue in Arnold, PA. on August 16, 1923 to Herbert Augustus Pip ...
Jerry D. Carpenter, 79, Oakwood
Jerry D. Carpenter, 79, of Oakwood passed away at his residence on Saturday, July 20, 2019 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday ...
Mr. Herman Preston DeLaPerriere, III of Hoschton passed away Friday, July 19, 2019. The family will receive friends at Memorial Park Funeral Home on Monday, July 22, 2019 from 5 ...
Mr. William Robert “Bill” Fletcher, age 80, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019. Mr. Fletcher was born in Burwell, GA on October 15, 1938. He attended ...
Clara Westbrooks Higgins, 99, Flowery Branch
Clara Westbrooks Higgins, age 99, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Higgins; parents, Wiley and Irene We ...

Lumpkin

Patricia Ann Cox, 87, Dahlonega
Mrs. Patricia Ann Cox, age 87, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019. Mrs. Cox was born in London, England on November 20, 1931 to the late Kenneth and Eileen Beatric ...

Other

Catherine Lanelle Grant Coons, 65, Tavares, Florida
Catherine Lanell Coons, age 65 of Tavares, Florida and Cleveland Georgia, went home to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, July 20 2019. Mrs. Coons was born September ...

Stephens

Arzellia Crow Franklin, age 84 of Toccoa, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019 at New Horizons in Gainesville. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 11:00a ...
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77
Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
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.