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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 26th, 2019

Barrow

Childress, Kenneth Wayne, age 80, of Statham GA passed away peacefully on July 26, 2019. Visitation will be held from 2-4PM on Saturday, August 10 at Wages & Sons in Lawrencevi ...

Dawson

Eugenie Wilkerson Sheets, 84, Dawsonville
Eugenia Wilkerson Sheets, age 84, of Dawsonville, GA. passed away Friday, July 26th, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in 1935, to the late Robert and Sally Mae W ...

Gwinnett

Brenda Hamm, 69, Loganville
Brenda Hamm age 69 of Loganville, GA passed away on July 26, 2019. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home. 
John Hutchins, 92, Buford
John Hutchins, age 92, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, July 25, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, W. J. Hutchins and Vivian Jarrard Hutchins; and brother, Dr. H ...

Hall

Diana Dean, 77, Gainesville
Ms. Diana (Jester) Dean, age 77, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Friday, July 26, 2019.                 A Celebration of Life will b ...
Suekichi Igarachi, 89, Gainesville
Suekichi Igarachi, 89, of Gainesville passed away Friday, July 26, 2019 at New Horizon’s Limestone following an extended illness. No services are planned at this time. ...
Alfonso Irias Vans, 93, Brookhaven
Mr. Alfonso Irias Vans, age 93, of Brookhaven passed away Thursday, July 25, 2019 at Seasons Hospice in Cumming, surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be 1:00 p.m., Su ...

Jackson

Robert "Jerry" Strickland, 73, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Robert  “Jerry” Strickland, age 73 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, July 26, 2019.  Mr. Stric ...

Lumpkin

Kenneth Michael Reese, 73, Dahlonega
Mr. Kenneth Michael Reese, age 73, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, July 26, 2019. Mr. Reese was born in Columbus, GA on September 19, 1945 to the late Leon and Annie Reese.&nbs ...
Micheal Stephen Turner, 32, Dahlonega
Micheal Stephen Turner, 32, passed away on July 26, 2019. Micheal grew up in Suches, but has been a resident of Dahlonega for the past 15 years. He loved hunting and dirt ...
'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.