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Local Obits for Sat. Sep 7th, 2019

Forsyth

Travis Holland, 89, Cumming
Travis Holland, age 89 of Cumming, Georgia passed away Saturday, September 7, 2019. Mr. Holland is survived by his son Gary Holland, of Dawsonville, Georgia and former wife Elle ...

Habersham

Timothy McAllister, 54, Mt. Airy
Funeral services for Timothy McAllister, age 65 of Mt. Airy will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Mr. Joey Martin will officiate ...

Hall

Ruby Pearl Messer Barber, 98, Gainesville
Mrs. Ruby Pearl Messer Barber, age 98, of Gainesville, formerly of Sandy Springs, passed away Saturday, September 7, 2019 at her residence.  Funeral Services will be 12:30- ...
Michael Lynn Abraham, 76, Flowery Branch
Michael Lynn Abraham, 76, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday ...
Ruby Watson, Gainesville
Ms. Ruby Watson was born on May 23, 1942 to the late Velma Nell Watson. Ruby worked for 20 years as a Gainesville City School Crossing Guard. She loved life, family, friends and al ...

Jackson

Jerry Wilson Fletcher, 75, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Jerry Wilson Fletcher, age 75 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, September 7, 2019.  Mr. Fletch ...

Other

Bobby Clark Simmons, 62, Bowman
Bobby Clark Simmons, age 62 of Bowman, GA passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019.   Born on July 16, 1957 in Commerce, GA, he was the son of the late Lloyd and Betty Free S ...
'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.