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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 8th, 2019

Gwinnett

Tim Burke, 66, Sugar Hill
Tim Burke, age 66, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patti Potts Burke; parents, Fred and Idell  Roper Burke; ...
Rubye M. Looper Taylor, 99, Lawrencville
Rubye M. Looper Taylor, 99, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019. She was born on April 19, 1920 to the late Mary and Byrd Looper of Hall County. Survivors inc ...

Habersham

Carl Robert Colston, 71, Mt. Airy
Carl Robert Colston, age 71, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2019. Born on April 5, 1948, in Clarkesville, Georgia, he was a son of the late Charlie and ...

Hall

Barbara Davis Sayler, 80, Gainesville
Barbara Davis Sayler, 80, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A private service will be held. Born on December 10, 1938 i ...
Edward Joseph "Joe" Straughan, 76, Flowery Branch
Mr. Edward Joseph “Joe” Straughan, age 76, of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Willowwood Nursing Center. Memorial Services will be 2: ...

Jackson

Genora F. Green, 91, Commerce
Genora F. Green, age 91, of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019.   Born on Feb. 9, 1928 in Buford, GA, she was the daughter of the late Alvie and Ruth Jenkin ...

Stephens

Mr. Kenneth Carl “Earl” Lathan age 79 of Toccoa passed away Thursday August 8, 2019 at his residence. A son of the late Clyde and Elsie Mae LaCount Lathan, he was bo ...
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.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.