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Local Obits for Wed. Sep 25th, 2019

Forsyth

Rayburn Lajoe Keith, 61, Cumming
Rayburn Lajoe Keith 61, of Cumming, GA passed away on September 25, 2019. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. A ...
Shelby Sprinkle Myers, 82, Cumming
Shelby Sprinkle Myers, 82, of Cumming died suddenly Wednesday, September 25, 2019.   Shelby was born September 9, 1937 in Winston-Salem, NC to the late Effie and Walter S ...

Gwinnett

Michelle Dyal Lefty, 43, Buford
  Michelle Dyal Lefty, age 43, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2019. She was preceded in death by her father, Sydney Dyal. Mrs. Lefty is survived by her ...
Charles “Chuck” Kennedy, born May 25, 1949 passed away on September 25, 2019 A Celebration of Life will be held October 12, 2019 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the home o ...

Hall

Neil Larry Grindle, 39, Gainesville
Mr. Neil Larry Grindle age 39 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday September 25, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Satu ...
Neil Larry Grindle, 39, Gainesville
Mr. Neil Larry Grindle age 39 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday September 25, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Satu ...
Ms. Jacqueline “Jacque” Hubbard, age 72 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness.   &n ...
Mr. Ernest “Bud” Pittman, age 97, of Lula, Ga died on Wednesday, September 25, 2019.  Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, at 2:00 pm, September 29, 2019, at H ...

Jackson

John R. Sims, 96, Gillsville
Mr. John R. Sims, age 96, of Gillsville died Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at his residence.  Mr. Sims was born in Robertstown, GA to the late, Ned and Bessie Brock Sims.  ...

Lumpkin

Hannah Bender, 21, Dahlonega
Ms. Hannah Bender, age 21, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2019. Hannah was born in Hall County on September 4, 1998. She attended Lumpkin County High School. ...

Stephens

Josephine Cheek Scott, 96, Toccoa
Mrs. Josephine Cheek Scott, age 96 of Falls Road, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late John and Blanche Langford Chee ...

White

Mary Ruth Sutton, 66, Cleveland
Mary Ruth Sutton, age 66, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2019. Mrs. Sutton was born on January 13, 1953 to the late Jessie Thomas Richardson and Lenora Dorse ...
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77
Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
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.