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Local Obits for Wed. Feb 26th, 2020

Banks

William O. Norris, 86, Baldwin
William O. Norris "Bill", age 86, of Baldwin, Georgia died on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. He leaves behind his wife, Judy, of Baldwin; daughter, Shelia; two grandchi ...

Dawson

Edna Willis, 92, Dawsonville
Edna Willis, 92, of Dawsonville, Georgia passed away Thursday February 26, 2020 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born June 11, 1927 in Chattanooga, Tenne ...

Forsyth

David Douglas Thompson, 51, Cumming
David Douglas Thompson, who never met a stranger, was known to most as Doug. Doug was a true patriot who lived for flag and family always. He selflessly served his loving wife, his ...
Joseph Oriano, 77, Cumming
Joseph Oriano, age 77, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020. The family will receive friends Sunday, March 1, 2020 from 3 to 5PM and Monday, March 2, 202 ...

Gwinnett

Gwendoline Joyce “Gwen” Newlands, age 71 of Buford, GA, died Wednesday, February 26, 2020. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 11 AM at Hamilton Mi ...
Marion Gonzalez Sweeney, 73, Lawrenceville
Marion Gonzalez Sweeney, age 73, of Lawrenceville Georgia, passed away peacefully on February 26, 2020. She is survived by her four children - Shaun and spouse Julie of Canton, Mi ...
Rebecca Edith Harris, 64, Dacula
  Rebecca Edith Harris 64, of Dacula, Georgia passed away on February 26, 2020. Ne services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldan ...

Habersham

Michael W. Carroll, 79, Alto
Michael W. Carroll, age 79, of Alto, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. Mr. Carroll was born on January 25, 1941 in Louisville, Kentucky to t ...
John Cameron Hobbs, 66, Cornelia
John Cameron Hobbs, 66, of Cornelia passed away Wednesday February 26, 2020 at New Horizon Limestone following a sudden illness. Memorial services will be held at a later date. ...

Hall

Montraz Mize, 53, Gainesville
Montraz Mize 53, of  Gainesville passed away on Wednesday February 26, 2020. Service will be held on Thursday March 5, 2020 at 2 pm at Wimberly Funeral Home chapel. Profession ...
Doug Fowler, 75, Hoschton
After a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease/Lewey Body Dementia, Doug Fowler left this earthly life while surrounded by his loved ones. A native and lifelong ...

Lumpkin

James Dockery, 92, Dahlonega
Mr. James “Hub” Arnold Dockery, age 92, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020. Mr. Dockery was born in Murphy, N.C. on March 8, 1927 to the late Clau ...

Other

On February 26, 2020, Martha “Jo” Toland Heslin, daughter of the late Keron and John Toland, and brother of the late Jack Toland, passed away peacefully at the age of 8 ...
Shirley Olive Kimball, 80, Chichester, New Hampshire
Ms. Shirley Olive Kimball age 80 of Chichester, New Hampshire passed away on Wednesday February 26, 2020 at Amber Glen Assisted Living following an extended illness. Memorial s ...

Stephens

Sharon Gail Hendrix McDonald, 57, Eastanollee
Mrs. Sharon Gail Hendrix McDonald, age 57 of Highway 145 in Eastanollee, Ga. passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at the home.   A daughter of the late Thomas J. Hendri ...

White

Jeanette Alexander Nunnally, age 85 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020. Mrs. Nunnally was born July 26, 1934 in White County to the late Clyde and Ida Hend ...
'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.