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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 28th, 2019

Dawson

JoAnn Poole, 85, Dawsonville
JoAnn Poole, 85, of Dawsonville, GA passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Wednesday August 28, 2019 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born ...
Robert Pruett, 76, Dawsonville
Robert Pruett, 76, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 after an extended illness.  He was born to the late Riley and Irene Pruett.   He was ...

Forsyth

Martha Ann Rickles, 72, Cumming
Martha Ann Rickles, age 72 of Cumming, GA. passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019. She was born in 1947, to the late Andrew and Era Buice Rickles. Martha was a loving mother, grand ...

Gwinnett

Bethenia Mae Bacon, 88, Suwanee
Bethenia Mae Bacon, age 88 of Suwanee, formerly of White County, passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Mrs. Bacon was born on May 31, 1931, in White County, to the late Bar ...

Hall

Barbara (Bee) Rutherford, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Barbara (Bee) Rutherford, age 85, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 am Friday, August 30, 2019 at Me ...
Donald Edward Hensley, 79, Gainesville
Mr. Donald Edward Hensley, age 79, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at The Oaks at Scenic View, surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m ...
John H. Smallwood, Gainesville
Mr. John H. Smallwood, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 in the chapel of Memori ...
William B. Thomas, 69, Gainesville
Mr. William B. Thomas, age 69 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.      &nbs ...

Lumpkin

Douglas "Doug" Barrett, 63, Dahlonega
Douglas "Doug" Barrett, age 63 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Visitation will be Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 1 to 3 PM with a memorial s ...
Golden Lee Chester, 74, Dahlonega
Mr. Golden Lee Chester, age 74, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Lee was born in Lumpkin County on December 18, 1944 to the late William Raymond “Tug&r ...
Lee Chester, 74, Dahlonega
Mr. Lee Chester, age 74, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019.   Complete funeral arrangements will announced later by Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home of Dahl ...

Other

James (Jim) Clarence Lamb, Jr, 89, Blue Ridge, formerly of Gainesville
Mr. James (Jim) Clarence Lamb, Jr., 89, passed away, peacefully, on August, 28, 2019 in Blue Ridge, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Deborah Lynn Hughes; by his p ...
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