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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 ...
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
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