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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 ...

Forsyth

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 ...
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died
'Exorcist' actor Max von Sydow dies at age 90
Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died
Jack Welch, the GE chief who became a superstar, has died
Jack Welch, who transformed General Electric into a highly profitable multinational conglomerate, has died