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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 ...
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