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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 23rd, 2019

Banks

Ervin Eric Hill, 78, Maysville
Mr. Ervin Eric Hill, age 78, of Maysville, GA died Friday, August 23, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Hill was born in Maysville to the late Joe and Leola Chambe ...

Dawson

Ronnie G. Abercrombie, 64, Dawsonville
Ronnie G. Abercrombie, 64, of Dawsonville passed away Friday August 23, 2019 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born March 29, 1955 in Waltham, Massachuset ...

Forsyth

Dorothy Hazel Isenberg, 86, Cumming
Dorothy “Dot” Hazel Isenberg, age 86, of Cumming, GA. passed away Friday, August 23, 2019. She was survived by her loving sons and daughters-in-law, grandchildren, a ...

Habersham

Katie Richins, 19, Cornelia
Katie Richins, age 19 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 23, 2019 following injuries she sustained in an automobile accident.  Funeral arr ...
Katie Danielle Richins, 19, Cornelia
Katie Danielle Richins, age 19 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 23, 2019 following injuries she sustained in an automobile accident.  Bo ...
Eric Anthony Vaughn, 48, Cornelia
Eric Anthony Vaughn walked the Stairway to Heaven on August 23, 2019 at the age of 48. Eric is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Colt & Lindsey Vaughn; brother and si ...

Hall

Mr. Burton A. “Burt” Urbanick, age 89, of Gainesville, Georgia, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, August 23, 2019 after his 27-year long battle with c ...
David Wayne Weikel, 62, Gainesville
Our hearts are heavy as we announce the passing of David Wayne Weikel on August 23, 2019 at his home in Gainesville, Georgia, surrounded by his loving family, at the age of 62, aft ...
Louise Powell Cox, 93, Gainesville
Friday, August 23 Louise Powell Cox passed away peacefully at The Oaks nursing home in Gainesville, GA.  Visitation for friends and family will be held at Little and Davenpo ...
Thelma Jean Mitchum Harper, 88, Gainesville
Jean “Memaw” Harper, 88, peacefully went to be with her Lord and Savior on August 23, 2019 at The Landings of Gainesville Assisted Living and Memory Care. Jean was p ...
Pedro Moises Vega Matos, 53, Gainesville
Mr. Pedro Moises Vega Matos, age 53, of Gainesville passed away Friday, August 23, 2019. Funeral Services will be 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 28, 2019 in the Chapel of Memorial ...

Jackson

Celeste Rene, 56, Jefferson
Celeste Rene, age 56, of Jefferson passed away Friday August 23, 2019. Memorial services will be held 3:00 PM Friday August 30, 2019 at The Jefferson Church, 267 Mahaffey St., Jeff ...

Lumpkin

MSgt Vernon Elbert Peters, 93, Dahlonega
MSgt Vernon Elbert Peters, age 93, of Dahlonega, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 23, 2019. MSgt Peters was born in Columbus, GA on April 24, 1926 to the late John Benja ...
'NewsHour' host and debate moderator Jim Lehrer dies at 85
A longtime host of the nightly PBS “NewsHour” whose serious, sober demeanor made him the choice to moderate 11 presidential debates, has died
'Naughty boy': Monty Python star Terry Jones dies at 77
Terry Jones, a member of the Monty Python troupe that revolutionized British comedy, has died at age 77
Larsen, who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90
Don Larsen, the New York Yankees pitcher who threw the only perfect game in World Series history, has died
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77 weeks after suffering brain hemorrhage
Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019
This year saw the deaths of people who shifted culture through prose, pragmatism and persistence
‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman dies at 88
Tributes are pouring in from across Broadway in honor of Tony Award-winning composer Jerry Herman
Sam Dayton: Leader of regional planning group for 20 years dies
A Gainesville man who headed the Georgia Mountains Area Planning and Development Commission for 20 years has died.
James Shepherd, who founded Atlanta's Shepherd Center, dies
James Shepherd, the co-founder of a Georgia hospital specializing in spinal injuries, has died