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Local Obits for Tue. Nov 15th, 2016

Forsyth

Donald Clarence Pauley, 84, Cumming
Donald Clarence Pauley, Lt Colonel, USMC, age 84, of Cumming GA, formerly of Charleston, West Virginia, passed away November 15, 2016. Don was a 9th generation West Virginian where ...
Carla Jean Pruitt, 39, Cumming
Carla Jean Pruitt, age 39 of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, November 9, 2016.  She was a member of Cross Plains Baptist Church. Carla was preceded in death by her parents, ...
William E. Wilson, 73, Cumming
William E. Wilson, age 73 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. He was retired from General Motors. William was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Wilson; parent ...

Gwinnett

Steven R. George, 49, Buford
Steven R. George, 49, of Buford, passed away November 15, 2016. Steven was born in Chicago, IL to Richard and Joan Conner George.   He was employed as a salesperson fo ...

Habersham

Johnny D. Smallwood, age 66, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, at his home with his loving family by his side, after a long battle with cancer, kidney di ...

Hall

Patricia A. H Hackney, 75, Gainesville
Patricia A. Hackney, 75, of Gainesville, died Tuesday November 15, 2016.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville.
James Ronald Byrd, 69, Atlanta
Mr. James Ronald Byrd, age 69, of Atlanta passed away on Monday, November 14, 2016 at the Atlanta V.A. Hospital. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, November 19, 2016 a ...
David Alan Orme, 62, Flowery Branch
Mr. David Alan Orme, age 62, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at his residence.   A graveside service is scheduled for Friday, November 18, ...
Royce Billy (Bill) (Samp) Pierce, June 7, 1932 – November 15, 2016 Memorial Park Funeral Home, Memorial Park Road Announces the death of Royce (Bill) (Samp) Pierce who pas ...

Jackson

James Lee Kirkman, 81, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Lee Kirkman, age 81 of Jefferson, Georgia, who entered into rest Tuesday, November 15, 2016.  Mr. Kirkman was born in Green ...

Other

Fotny Farag, 77, Roswell
Ms. Fotny Farag 77, of Roswell, Ga passed away on November 15, 2016. Visitation will be on Sunday November 20, 2016 from 12-2pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home. Funeral serv ...
Ramy Farag, 77, Roswell
Mr. Ramy Farag 77, of Roswell, Ga passed away on November 15, 2016. Visitation will be on Sunday November 20, 2016 from 12-2pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home. Funeral servi ...
Wendell P. Malcom, 81, Hull
Wendell P. Malcom, age 81 of Hull, GA passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2016.   Mr. Malcom was the son of Loyce Adams Malcom and the late David Malcom. He was a retired ...

Stephens

Mrs. Anita Jo Vinson Singleton, age 55 of 5613 Oak Valley Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, November 14, 2016 at Gentiva Hospice-Athens Regional Medical Center. A daught ...
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.