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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Oct 24th, 2015

Forsyth

Eileen Vivian Morra, 72, Cumming
Eileen Vivian Morra, 72, of Cumming, GA, died on October 24, 2015. Eileen was born in Jersey City, New Jersey to Walter and Evelyn Jakowicz. She was a secretary in Communications w ...

Habersham

Tommy Randy Griffin, 80, Mt. Airy
Tommy Randolph “Randy” Griffin, age 80 of Mt. Airy, passed away Saturday, October 24, 2015.   Born in Stephens County, on May 14, 1935, he was a son of the l ...
Tylor Slade Massey, 22, Alto
Tylor Slade Massey, age 22, of Alto,  passed away Saturday, October 24, 2015. He was born in Gainesville, GA on March 2, 1993 to Brian H. and Amy Massey. Mr. Massey was a ...

Hall

Ann Harrison Byrd, 78, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Ann Harrison Byrd, age 78, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, October 24, 2015.   Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 30, 2015 at Blackshear ...
Mary Louise Tapp Clark, 93, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Louise Tapp Clark, 93 of Gainesville died Saturday October 24, 2015 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Born March 22, 1922, Mrs. Clark was the da ...

Jackson

Sadie Bell Carter Hayes, 79, Hoschton
Sadie Bell Carter Hayes, age 80, of Hoschton passed away Saturday, October 24, 2015. Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at Gospel Tabernacle, 321 Fie ...
Joseph Anthony Tiller, 65, Commerce
Dr. Joseph (Joe) Anthony Tiller, age 65, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, October 24, 2015.   Joe was born in Washington, D.C., on January 30, 1950, son of Bob J. Tiller a ...

Other

Carol Keller, 90, Sandy Springs
Carol Keller, 90, of Sandy Springs, GA, passed away Saturday, October 24, 2015 at The Oaks at Post Rd., Cumming, GA.  She was a Charter Member of North Springs UMC, Sandy Spri ...
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.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.