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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 17th, 2016

Banks

Josie Virginia Montgomery age 82 of Commerce passed away Friday June 17, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Mrs. Montgomery was born August 7, 1933 in Ban ...
Barbara Ann Snipes, 76, Maysville
Barbara Ann Snipes age 76 of Maysville passed away Friday June 17, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Snipes was born Sept. 18, 1939 in Duluth, Georgia to the late J.C. & Lois Hayn ...

Hall

Mrs. Edwena Pritchard Wells Bagley age 84 of Gainesville died Friday June 17, 2016. Memorial Services are planned for Saturday June 25, 2016 at 11:00 am in the Little & Dave ...
Cecile Viola Carter, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Cecile Viola Carter age 88 of Gainesville passed away on Friday June 17, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.  Funeral services are sch ...

Stephens

Rommie Franklin Phillips, 80, Eastanollee
Mr. Rommie Franklin Phillips age 80 of 875 Buena Vista Drive, Eastanollee passed away Friday June 17, 2016 at Stephens County Hospital.   A son of the late Ira and Georgia D ...

White

Joann Dorsey, 81, Cleveland
Joann Dorsey, age 81 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, June 17, 2016.  Mrs. Dorsey was born April 11, 1935 in Greenville, SC to the late Joseph and Nola Conner Stover. She ...
Rebecca Jane Reese, 63, Helen
Rebecca Jane Reese, age 63 of Helen, passed away Friday, June 17, 2016.  Mrs. Reese was born March 10, 1953 in Lithonia to the late Robert and Minnie Bowen Corley. She was ...
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.