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Local Obits for Wed. Jul 31st, 2019

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Chandler James Smyth, Inf, Winder
Infant Chandler James Smyth of Winder passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at North East Georgia Medical Center. A graveside service is scheduled for Sunday, August 4, 2019 a ...

Dawson

Catherine Michelle Creel-Lackey, age 40, of Dawsonville, GA passed away July 31, 2019. We lost a beautiful soul Wednesday morning. Michelle (Creel) Lackey left us entirely too soon ...

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Betty Perkins, 85, Cumming
Betty Perkins, age 85, of Cumming, GA, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. Born July 1, 1934 in Cumming, GA, was a lifelong resident of Forsyth C ...

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William Cantrell, 64, Gainesville
William Cantrell age 64 of Gainesville, GA passed away on July 31, 2019. Viewing will be held on Tuesday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Wimberly Funeral Home, Gainesville, GA. Pr ...
Richard Dennis Hornsby, 63, Gainesville
Richard Dennis Hornsby, age 63, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2019 following an extended illness. He was born in Atlanta, GA and worked as a painter. He lov ...

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Beth Alynn Barber, Woodstock
Beth Alynn Barber of Woodstock, Ga passed away on July 31, 2019. Born in San Francisco Beth graduated with an associate science degree in nursing from Sierra College, Rocklin Ca ...
Mary Evelyn Jordan, 82, South Port, FL
  Mrs. Mary Evelyn Jordan, age 82, of South Port, FL died Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Jordan was born in Dothan, AL to the late ...

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Roger Frederick Hower, 82, Toccoa
Mr. Roger Frederick Hower, age 82 of Willowdell Drive, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Samuel Harrison Hower and H ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died