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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jan 14th, 2016

Dawson

Dr. James Edward Davis, 80, Dawsonville
Dr. James Edward Davis, 80, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday January 14, 2016 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born November 22, 1935 to the late Edwa ...

Forsyth

Margarete Louise May, 86, Cumming
Margarete Louise May, 86, of Cumming, GA died on January 14, 2016. Born in Paducah, KY on March 21st, 1929 she was the daughter of the late William and Alma Yates. Her beloved husb ...

Hall

Johnny Adams, 60, Murrayville
    Funeral services for, Johnny Adams age 60 of Murrayville, Ga. will be held Saturday Jan. 16 , 2016 in Wahoo Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m ...
Jo Anne Cheeks, 61, Gainesville
On November 6, 1954 Mamie and Daniel Lee Robinson was blessed with a beautiful baby girl who them named Joann. She was the 7th child of 10 children born to that union. Joann confes ...
Frances Evelyn Marlow Dale, 89, Gainesville
Frances Evelyn Marlow Dale, 89, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, January 14, 2016.   Born in Pendergrass, GA. on November 7, 1926, she had lived most of her life in ...
Norene Martin Greenlee, 82, Oakwood
Norene Martin Greenlee age 82 of Oakwood passed away on Thursday January 14, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.          ...
Daniel Aaron Summer, 55, Gainesville
On Thursday January 14, 2016 Daniel Aaron Summer died in his home after a long and courageous battle with ALS at the age of 55. He was with his family and his loyal dog, Shiner. ...

Jackson

Carolyn McNeal Baldwin, 82, Jefferson
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Carolyn McNeal Baldwin, age 82, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, January 14, 2016. Mrs. Baldwin was bo ...

Lumpkin

Lillie Mae Fields, 93, Dahlonega
Lillie Mae Fields, 93, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday January 14, 2016 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born October 26, 1922 in Atlanta, GA to the la ...

Stephens

Mrs. Evelyn Owens Allen Haygood, age 79 of Cherry Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A daugh ...
Mrs. Sandra Faye Edwards Morris, age 72 of Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at the Stephens County Hospital.   She was born September 3, 1943 i ...
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.