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Local Obits for Mon. Mar 16th, 2020

Gwinnett

David Lester Brown, 74, Braselton
David Lester Brown, age 74, of Braselton, GA passed away on Monday, March 16, 2020.   He was preceded in death by wife, Betty Tuck Brown; parents, Lester and Kathleen Bro ...

Habersham

Garland Ray Sasser, 78, Clarkesville
Mr. Garland Ray Sasser, age 78 of Baldwin Court, Clarkesville, Georgia passed away Monday, March 16, 2020 at his residence. He was born May 11, 1941 in Goldsboro, North Carolina ...

Hall

Charles Briggs, 57, Lula
Charles Briggs, 57, of Lula died Monday March 16, 2020.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home.
Karen Bates McGraw, 59, Gainesville
Mrs. Karen Bates McGraw, 59, of Gainesville passed away Monday, March 16, 2020 at her residence. No services will be held at this time. Born on April 1, 1960 in Ft. Payne, A ...
Betty Pratt Elkins, 81, Flowery Branch
Betty Pratt Elkins, age 81, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-nine years, Gene Elkins.  Mrs. El ...
Jeffrey Coler Jewett, 65, Gainesville
Jeffrey Coler Jewett, 65 of Gainesville passed away Monday March 16, 2020. A Mr. Jewett's request,  the remains will be cremated and no formal services will be hel ...
Frances “Marie” Jones, 55, Gainesville
Mrs. Frances “Marie” Jones, age 55 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Graveside se ...
Katie Byrd Mize, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Katie Byrd Mize, 89, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, March 16, 2020 at Ashton Senior Living Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Frances Elizabeth Pettyjohn, age 75, of Hoschton, Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Mrs. Pettyjohn was born in Monr ...
'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.