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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 8th, 2019

Forsyth

Irene Yarbrough, 93, Cumming
Irene Yarbrough, 93, of Ft. Worth, TX, formerly of Cumming passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019.  Irene was the second oldest member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church.  She is ...

Gwinnett

Topsy Merelda Ho-Shing, 86, Sugar Hill
Topsy Merelda Ho-Shing, age 86, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019.  She is survived by her children, Patricia Allen-Mair, Buford, GA, Audley Ho-Shing, ...

Habersham

Jesus Gilberto Arizaga, 20, Mt. Airy
  Jesus Gilberto Arizaga 20, of Mt. Airy, Georgia died on Sunday, September 8, 2019. Visitation will be on Thursday, September 12,2019 from 4-8pm in the chapel of McDona ...
Robert Cook, 88, Alto
Robert Hargrove Cook, age 88, of Alto, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 8, 2019. Mr. Cook was born on November 25, 1930 in Habersham County, Georgia to ...

Hall

Mary Jane Hamilton, 85, Gainesville
Mary Jane Hamilton, 85, of Gainesville, GA, was born December 16, 1933 to the late Doc Whelchel and the late Nellie Estella Whelchel in Lumpkin County, Georgia. She went home to be ...

Jackson

Celebration of Life Service for Mrs. Estelle Millsap Stringer of Jefferson, Georgia will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019, 1:00 PM at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 4000 Thurmon ...

Other

Annette Pinyan Lanier, 78, Atlanta
  Annette Pinyan Lanier, age 78, of Atlanta, GA, passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019. She is survived by her children & grandchildren: Nancy and Jeff Purdon (Mered ...
Stewart Lloyd Young, 47, Lakewood, Colorado
Stewart Lloyd Young, age 47, of Lakewood, Colorado, passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019. He was born on July 4, 1972, in Vallejo, California and lived in Georgia for over 1 ...

Stephens

Mrs. Margaret Inez Petty McCollum, age 83 of Rock Creek Road, Toccoa passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019 in Gainesville, Georgia. A daughter of the late A.D. and Ada Davis Pet ...
Margaret McCollum, 83, Toccoa
Mrs. Margaret Inez Petty McCollum, age 83 of Rock Creek Road, Toccoa passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019 in Gainesville, Georgia.   A daughter of the late A.D. and Ada Dav ...
'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.