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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 18th, 2019

Forsyth

Polly Pruitt McSwain, 81, Cumming
Polly Pruitt McSwain (Buice), 81, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019.  A Forsyth County native, Polly was a true Southern lady who lov ...

Gwinnett

Mary Elmore Brown, 72, Buford
Mary Elmore Brown, age 72, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019.  She was preceded is death by son, Magnus Brown.    She is survived by her husban ...
Peggy Dickerson, 72, Loganville
Peggy Dickerson, age 72, of Loganville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 18, 2019. Ms. Dickerson was born on January 31, 1947 in DeKalb County, Georgia to ...
John T. Garrett, 63, Roswell
John T. Garrett, 63, of Roswell, passed on Aug. 18, 2019, from complications of paraneoplastic syndrome associated with a brief but valiant battle with cancer. John was born in ...

Habersham

Robert Curran, 87, Sautee Nacoochee
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Robert Curran, age 87, of Sautee Nacoochee.  Mr. Curran passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019.  Arrangements ar ...

Hall

William Leonard Brown, 79, Gainesville
William Leonard Brown, 79, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, ...
Edna Merle Roberts Brookshire, 85, Flowery Branch
Edna Merle Roberts Brookshire, 85, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday. August 18, 2019 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 22, 201 ...
Wayne Wiggins, 84, Gainesville
Wayne F. Wiggins age 84 of Gainesville passed away August 18, 2019. He was born in Atlanta on May 2, 1935 to Elsie and John Wiggins. Wayne graduated in 1952 from Atlanta’s ...
Wayne Franklin Wiggins, 84, Gainesville
Wayne Franklin Wiggins, 84, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Grady Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial Park Fune ...

Jackson

Teresa Joan (Ayers) Crumley Maginnis passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019 after a valiant fight against Stage IV Ovarian Cancer. Her will to live and the faithful prayers of her ...
Mr. Phillip Malcolm Cronic, age 70, of Talmo died Sunday, August 18, 2019 at his residence.  Mr. Cronic was born in Gainesville to the late Robert Lee and Zoma Clark Cron ...

Other

Billie Baldwin McMillian, 91, Chattanooga, TN
Mrs. Billie Baldwin McMillian, 91, of Chattanooga, TN, died Sunday, August 18, 2019, in Toccoa, GA, after a brief illness. She was the beloved daughter of the late Mr. John Albe ...
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.
Report: Television personality Regis Philbin dies at 88
People magazine reports that legendary television personality Regis Philbin has died at 88