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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 ...
'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.