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Local Obits for Mon. Mar 9th, 2020

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Velimir Pavlov, 72, Winder
Velimir Pavlov, age 72, of Winder passed away Monday, March 9, 2020.  No services will be held at this time.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, ...

Forsyth

George T. Spellissy, 89, Cumming
George T. Spellissy, 89, a resident of Cumming, GA, died Feb. 17, 2020, at Northside Hospital Forsyth. He was the loving husband of Anna (“Tommy”) Spellissy (nee White) ...

Gwinnett

Linda Gayle Puckett, 75, Buford
Linda Gayle Puckett, 75, of Buford, Georgia, died at Northeast Georgia Medical Center on March 11, 2020 from complications from kidney failure and cancer. Funeral service will be h ...

Habersham

Kham Siharathkenekham, age 86, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Monday, March 9, 2020. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, March 14, 2020 at the Whitfield Funer ...

Hall

Shirley Viola Sears Hembree, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Shirley Viola Sears Hembree, 83, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, March 9, 2020 at Gateway Health and Rehab following an extended illness. Services will be held at a lat ...
Dolores June Holcomb, 94, Gainesville
Mrs. Dolores June Holcomb, 94, of Gainesville passed away Monday, March 16, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness. A private graveside service for family only wil ...

Jackson

Mary Blondean Gooch, 84, Hoschton
Mary Blondean Gooch, age 84, of Hoschton passed away Monday, March 9, 2020.  Funeral service will be held at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel Thursday, 2:00 PM, March 12, 2020.  ...
Dennie Lee Jarrard, 67, Pendergrass
Dennie Lee Jarrard passed away on March 9th, 2020 at the age of 67.  He was born July 6, 1952 in Gainesville, Georgia as one of four children of Sally and Earl Jarrard, Sr.&nb ...

Lumpkin

Sally Ann McElduff, 58, Dahlonega
Mrs. Sally Ann McElduff, age 58, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, March 9, 2020. Mrs. McElduff was born in Lumpkin County on March 11, 1961.  She was preceded in death by h ...

Other

Vernon Mathis, 72, Martin
Vernon Randall (Randy) Mathis, age 72, of Martin, GA passed away March 9, 2020 at his son and daughter-in-law’s residence in Gainesville, GA following a brief illness. A memo ...

Towns

Alice Fay Burrell, 82, Hiawassee
Mrs. Alice Fay Burrell age 82 of Hiwassee, Ga passed away on Monday March 09, 2020 at her residence following a sudden illness. Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday Mar ...

White

William Randall Tomlinson III, known to all who loved him as Trae, passed away Monday, March 9, 2020 in Cleveland, GA. He was born in Atlanta, GA at Northside Hospital on July 4 ...
'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.