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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Mar 16th, 2016

Habersham

Hazeline Price Glover, 85, Clarkesville
Hazeline Price Glover, age 85 of Clarkesville died Wednesday, March 16, 2016.    Born September 11, 1930 in Lowell, North Carolina, Mrs. Glover was the daughter o ...
 Graveside services for Camryn Amari Hulett Mydell, infant daughter of Clyde Mydell and Leyna Hulett Jordan of Martin who passed away on March 14, 2016, will be held on Thursd ...
Jose Ruiz Navarro, 48, Cornelia
Jose Ruiz Navarro, age 48, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Wednesday, March 16, 2016.   A Funeral Mass is scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 19, ...

Hall

Christopher John Churchill, 30, Gainesville
Christopher John Churchill, Esq., age 30, passed away on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at the Churchill family home in Gainesville, Georgia after a courageous battle with kidney cancer ...

Other

Bill Cowart, 92, Canton
Bill Cowart, age 92, of Canton, GA passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at Brian Nursing Center. Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 PM, on Sunday, March 20, 2016, from the ...

Stephens

Donald Lee Payne, 79, Toccoa
Mr. Donald Lee Payne, age 79 of 44 County Farm Road Extension, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A son of the late ...

White

Mark Stephen Hughes, 52, Cleveland
Mark Stephen Hughes, age 52 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at his residence.   Mr. Hughes was born on May 28, 1963, in Tucker, Georgia to Merlyn and ...
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.