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    Homer Long

    Homer Long Homer Ferrell Long, age 76, of Cumming, GA passed away October 11, 2019. He was preceded in death by his mother & father, Ferrell Long & Miriam Henderson Long and brothers, Harold Long & Thomas “Red” Long. Mr. Long was a loving husband, father & grandfather and a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. He was an avid hunter & fisherman who always greeted you with a smile and brightened everyone’s day with a little joke or a tall tale.  He is survived… Homer…

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    Mary Bettis

    Mary Bettis Mary Ruth Bettis passed away October 9th, 2019. She was 90 years old having been born on November 4th, 1928. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl Bettis and Capitola Bettis, her brothers, Horace Bettis and Charles Bettis, sisters, Allie Mae Bettis and Martha Bettis. She is survived by her sister Julia Bettis of Cumming, Georgia and a number of relatives. Mary Ruth Bettis was a remarkable seamstress who served a variety of customers both locally and in the Atlanta area. S…

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    James “Jimmy” Reynolds

    James “Jimmy” Reynolds James “Jimmy” Robert Reynolds, age 73, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2019.  Jimmy was born in 1946, to the late David and Dorothy Reynolds. He was a truck driver for 29 years and later retired from Forsyth County Board of Education as a custodian after 12 years. Jimmy enjoyed fishing, woodworking and was an avid outdoorsman. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his 1st wife Sherry Reynolds; brother, Donald Reynolds; brother-…

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    Lorie Bruce

    Lorie Bruce Mary Lorene “Lorie” Bruce, 53 of Dawsonville, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2019.  She is preceded in death by her father, Raymond Helton. Survivors include her husband, Randy Bruce; children, Amber and Jacob Brooks, Lexi Bruce, all of Dawsonville; mother, Barbara Holcombe of Cumming; sister, Lela (Todd) Abbott of Dawsonville; brother, Tony (Carol) Helton of Dawsonville. Several nieces, nephews and a multitude of family and friends also survive who loved her. Funeral… M…

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    Shaun and Morgan Noe

    Shaun and Morgan Noe Shaun Christopher Noe, Jr, age 12, and Laura Morgan Noe, age 9, of Cumming, GA passed away October 05, 2019. They are survived by parents; Shaun & Robyn Noe, of Cumming, grandparents; Jesse Morgan Renfroe, Jr & Heather Renfroe, of Homosassa, FL, great grandparents; Judith & Charlie Chastain, of Stone Mountain, GA, aunt; Madison Renfroe, of Homosassa, FL, and uncle; Edward Eugene & Megan Noe, Mars, PA. Memorial services are scheduled for 2:00 PM Monday, Oct…

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    Ricky Tallant

    Ricky Tallant Ricky Jerry Tallant, 65, a life-long resident of Cumming passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2019. Ricky was a gentle soul with a big heart, always doing for others before himself. He was a loving husband, a great father and an exceptional grandfather. He loved hunting, fishing and having animals, especially chickens and goats. Ricky looked forward to the annual Cumming Fair and was an ever-present figure at the Indian Village there.  He spent his working career with Peachtree …

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    Cofield, Cliff

    Cliff Cofield, age 65, of Dawsonville, died on Oct. 6, 2019. Bearden Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Forsyth County News October 9, 2019

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    Parker, James Conn

    James Conn Parker, age 76, of Dawsonville, died on Oct. 5, 2019. McDonald and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Forsyth County News…

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    Evans, Kate Cranford

    Kate Cranford Evans, age 89, of Dawsonville, died on Oct. 5, 2019. Bearden Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Forsyth County News October 9,…

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    Richard (Dick) Clark

    Richard (Dick) Clark Richard Wayne (Dick) Clark died October 5, 2019 in Johns Creek, Georgia.   He was born May 9, 1933 in San Antonio, Texas. He was the 9th of what turned out to be 10 children for Stephen & Gertrude Clark — he outlived all of his beloved siblings:  Mary, Marguerite, Bernard, Marjorie, Stephen, Gilbert, Raymond, Cecilia, and Thomas. The family moved to Miami, Florida when Dick was 4, but he returned to Texas after the death of his mother in 1942.  He atte…

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    Samples, Ralph

    Ralph Samples, age 92, of Dawsonville, died on Oct. 2, 2019. Bearden Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Forsyth County News October 6, 2019

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    Nallie Green

    Nallie Green Nallie Leona Green, age 95, of Gainesville, GA., passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Leona is preceded in death by her husband, George Green; brothers, Lee, Monroe, and Ollie Abernathy; sister, Inez Abernathy; step granddaughter, Mary Simmons. She is survived by her sister, Dollie Carter; step daughter and her husband, Linda and Bill Truelove; step daughter, Carolyn Tant; step grandchildren, Karen (John) Benson, Jason (Beth) Truelove, Steve Simmons, Phillip (Dawn) Simmons; 4 gr…

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    Shirley Wilkie

    Shirley Wilkie Shirley Ann Wilkie, age 82, of Ball Ground, GA, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, October 3, 2019.  Shirley was born in 1937, to the late Claude and Lourie Mae Cox. She was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church in Milton, GA. Shirley and her husband, Doyle served as a part of the Gideons for 25 years. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, and cooking. She will be missed dearly.   She is survived by her loving husband, Doyle “Donald” Wilkie; children,……

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    Donna Sullivan

    Donna Sullivan Donna Goble Sullivan passed away on October 1 at age 68. Born in Atlanta at just 2 lbs. 11 ounces, she defied the odds and lived a rich, full life. She was loved by many for her huge, kind heart and fun-loving spirit. All three of her varied careers took advantage of these exceptional gifts. Graduating at the top of her class, Donna’s first career was as a registered nurse specializing in OB/GYN. When the insurance for that profession became too costly, she became a much-loved….

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    Seay, Catherine H.

    Catherine H. Seay, age 81, of Cumming, died on Sept. 29, 2019. McDonald and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Forsyth County News…

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    Kenneth Wesley Varesi

    View The Obituary For Kenneth Wesley Varesi. Please join us in Loving, Sharing and Memorializing Kenneth Wesley Varesi on this permanent online memorial presented by Byars Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

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    Bice, Stafford E

    Stafford E. Bice, age 72, of Cumming, died on Sept. 24, 2019. Ingram Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Forsyth County News October 2, 2019

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    John Steenberg

    John Steenberg John Frank Steenberg, age76, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Funeral services for Mr. Steenberg will be held Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel of Ingram Funeral Home in Cumming, GA. Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, 210 Ingram Ave, Cumming, GA 30040 is in charge of arrangements. John Frank Steenberg, age76, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Funeral services for Mr. Steenberg will be held Saturday, October 5, 2019 …

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    George Allen

    George Allen Mr. George Bester Allen, age 78, a lifetime resident of Cumming, passed away on Sunday, September 29th.  He was the son of the late B.J. and Inez (Holbrook) Allen of Cumming and the husband for over 55 years of Lynda (Turner) Allen of Cumming. Mr. Allen was a 1959 graduate of Forsyth County High School, where he lettered in baseball for three years, and attended Southern Tech in Marietta.  He retired from the U.S. Post Office after 36 years of service, including the las…

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    Tommy Phillips

    Tommy Phillips Tommy Eugene Phillips, 71, of Dawsonville passed away Monday, September 30, 2019. Tommy was a down to earth, good man who loved watching his hummingbirds.  He was a loving husband and provider who loved his family. Survivors include his wife, Jane Phillips of Dawsonville; a brother, Wayne Phillips of Dawsonville; sisters, Judy (David) Stanfield of Tate, GA and Vickie Turner of Dahlonega. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Octo…

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    duMas, Frank M

    Frank M. du Mas, of Smyrna, died on Sept. 22, 2019. Ingram Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Forsyth County News September 29, 2019