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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 4th, 2019

Banks

Roy Thestie McCollum, 66, Maysville
Roy Thestie McCollum, 66, of Maysville, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, following a six-month battle with Pick’s disease. ...

Gwinnett

Marie Josette Oge Alcime, 84, Tomkins Cove, New York
Marie Josette Oge Alcime, age 84, of Tomkins Cove, NY, passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019. She is survived by her children,  Philip Calder, Buford, GA, Nancy Jean,  Po ...
Lawrence “Larry” C. Rakestraw, age 77, of Suwanee, GA passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Jake and Essie Mae Rakestraw ...

Habersham

Lewis B. Trotter, 89, Demorest
Lewis B. Trotter, age 89 of Demorest, went to his heavenly home on Sunday, August 4, 2019. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on May 17, 1930 to the late Chester Terrell and Bl ...

Hall

Mary M. Bryson, 84, Gainesville
Mary Bryson, 84, of Gainesville, GA, died August 3, 2019.  Survivors include sisters, Evelyn (Rev. Robert) Jackson and Gennive (Albert) James, both of Dayton, OH, grandchil ...
Aaron Joseph Cooper, 65, Gainesville
Aaron Joseph Cooper age 65 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on August 4, 2019.  Graveside service will be held at Alta Vista Cemetery at 11:00 AM. Professional Services Entruste ...
Donnie Mack Godfrey, 72, Gainesville
Donnie Mack Godfrey, age 72, of Gainesville, Georgia, went to his heavenly home on August 4, 2019. He passed away at his residence with his family by his side. Donnie was born i ...
Connie Grindle, 57, Gainesville
Connie Grindle, 57, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019 at her residence. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 in the Chapel o ...
Norberto Hincapie, 60, Gainesville
Norberto Hincapie 60, of Gainesville, GA passed away on August 4, 2019. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arr ...
Randall Dean Lingerfelt, 58, Flowery Branch
Randall Dean Lingerfelt, age 58, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019. He was preceded in death by his father, Willard Lingerfelt. Mr. Lingerfelt is survived ...

Lumpkin

Aligene Abercrombie Costello passed away August 4, 2019 in Atlanta, GA.  She was born in Dahlonega, Georgia on January 19, 1930 to T.E. Abercrombie and Ruby Martin. Aligene ...

Stephens

Edmund Smith, 93, Toccoa
Mr. Edmund Smith, age 93 of Highway 184, Toccoa passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Marcus D. and Emma Taylor Smith, he ...
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died
Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87
Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC’s “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died
Actor Ed Asner, TV's blustery Lou Grant, dies at 91
Actor Ed Asner, the blustery but lovable Lou Grant in two successful television series, has died
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has died at the age of 80
Country singer Tom T. Hall dies; wrote ‘Harper Valley PTA’
Singer-songwriter Tom T
Former Hall County School Superintendent Doug Winters dies at 82
Dr. Douglas Harry Winters, a former superintendent for the Hall County School District, died Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the age of 82.