sunny.png
Monday October 3rd, 2022 1:37PM

Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Oct 16th, 2014

Barrow

Daniel Joseph Curtin, Jr., age 68, of Auburn passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.or ...
Floyd Newman Bennett, 81, Winder
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Floyd Newman Bennett, age 81, of Winder, Georgia, who entered into rest Thursday, October 16, 2014. Mr. Bennett was born in Gainesvill ...

Forsyth

David Brooks, 66, Cumming
David Brooks, age 66, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2014. David was an Aircraft Technician for both Eastern and Northwest Airlines and especially enjoyed hunting. S ...
Ralph Cowart, 86, Atlanta, formerly of Forsyth County
Ralph Cowart, age 86, of Atlanta passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014. A native of Forsyth County, Ralph was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by hi ...

Hall

Alicia Veé Carroll, 63, Murrayville
Alicia Veé Carroll, age 63 of Murrayville, passed away on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are s ...
James William Hoyt Parks Jr, 85, Gainesville
Mr. James William Hoyt Parks Jr. age 85 of Gainesville passed away on October 16, 2014 at his residence following a brief illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday October ...
Joseph Lee Gravitt, 72, Gainesville
Joseph Lee Gravitt, age 72 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are schedule ...
Ray Payton Duncan, 68, Flowery Branch
Ray Payton Duncan, age 68 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral services are scheduled ...
Tara Leigh Gunter, 41, Lula
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Tara Leigh Gunter, age 41, of Lula who passed away on Thursday October 16th, 2014. She was the daughter of Alvin Lowell Gentry a ...

Lumpkin

Wards Funeral Home announces the death of Linda Paulette Buffington of Dahlonega. Services will be announced by Wards Funeral Home,758 Main Street, Gainesville.

Stephens

Aubrey Chester King, 80, Toccoa
Mr. Aubrey Chester King, age 80, of 363 Dragonfly Cove, Toccoa, GA, passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014 at the Stephens County Hospital. Son of the late Ernest and Louise King, ...
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.
Speedway Motorsports founder Bruton Smith dies at 95
O. Bruton Smith, who emerged from North Carolina farm country and parlayed his love of motorsports into a Hall of Fame career as one of the biggest track owners...
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
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.
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...
Former Hall County School Superintendent Doug Winters dies at 82
Dr. Douglas Harry Winters, a former superintendent for the Hall County School District, died Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the age of 82.