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Local Obits for Tue. Aug 13th, 2019

Forsyth

On Tuesday, August 13, 2019, Teresa Nelson Jackson passed away at her home at the age of 59.  Teresa is survived by her loving husband of 34 years, Mark Jackson; her children ...
Dennis Robert McAlister 70, of Cumming, GA passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Dennis is predeceased in death by his father; Robert Sherman McAlister. He is survived his ...

Gwinnett

Daniel E. Banks, 37, Buford
Daniel E. Banks, age 37, of Buford, GA, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019.  He is survived by parents, Charles and Doris Banks, Buford; sister, Laurie (Jamey) Thomas, Bufor ...
Elaine Mariano Cummiskey, 82, Lawrenceville
Elaine Mariano Cummiskey, age 82, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Lisa Strobel.  Mrs. Cummiskey is sur ...
Michael D. “Mike” Latty, 61, Suwanee formerly of Gainesville
Michael D. “Mike” Latty, age 61 of Suwanee, GA, formerly of Gainesville, GA, died Tuesday, August 13, 2019 after a sudden illness. A memorial service will be held Sunda ...
Esther Beatrice Nugent, age 63, of Buford, GA passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Vincent and Minnette Marsh Nugent.  Mrs. Nu ...

Hall

George William MacDonell, 96, Gainesville
Mr. George William MacDonell, age 96 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Sa ...
Donald Lewis Owen, 85, Gainesville
Donald Lewis Owen age 85, a 25-year resident of Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully on August 13th 2019 while napping at home in his office.   He was the son of Lewis ...
Dorothy "Dot” Pool Strickland, 97 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday August 13, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Dorothy or "Dot" as she preferred ...

Jackson

Sharon Thurman McCreery, 77, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Sharon Thurman McCreery, age 77 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, August 13, 2019.  Mrs. McCreery was born in ...
Clifford J. Roberts, 75, Talmo
Clifford J. Roberts, 75 of Talmo passed away Tuesday August 13, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Roberts was the son of the ...

Other

Brenda W. Smith, 71, Lithonia
Brenda W. Smith, 71, of Lithonia passed away Monday August 12, 2019 at Emory Decatur Hospital. Born October 5, 1947 to the late Russ and Charlotte Wilson, she was a lifelong res ...
Rebecca Randall Smith, 64, Alpharetta
Rebecca Randall Smith, age 64, of Alpharetta, GA passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019.  She is survived by her husband of twenty-four years, Greg Kraft, Alpharetta, GA; dau ...
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