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Local Obits for Sat. Sep 10th, 2016

Forsyth

Jean Marella Daugherty, 85, Cumming
Jean Marella Daugherty, 85, of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Northside Hospital Forsyth, Cumming, GA.  Funeral Services will be held ...
  Angelica Marie Kaminski, 40, of Cumming, GA died on September 10, 2016.  Born in Chicago Heights, IL she was the daughter of the late Jerome Kaminiski and Betty Kami ...

Gwinnett

Brenda Sue Martin, 64, Lilburn
Brenda Sue Martin, 64, of Lilburn, GA passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at ...
Ruth Hamlin Prince, 96, Buford, formerly of Macon
Mrs. Ruth Hamlin Prince, age 96 of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016. Mrs. Prince was a longtime resident of Macon, GA. She is survived by her daughters, Patri ...

Habersham

Eddie Dale Canup, 54, Mt. Airy
Eddie Dale Canup, age 54, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016. Mr. Canup was born on November 18, 1961 in Stephens County, Georgia. He was a member ...

Hall

Randy M. Looper, 69, Gainesville
Randy M. Looper, 69, of Gainesville passed away Saturday September 10, 2016 following a sudden illness at a place he dearly loved, the gate at Sanford Stadium in Athens with ninety ...
Mr. Terry Jerome (T.J.) Maddox Jr. passed away on Saturday September 10, 2016 following a sudden illness.          Funeral services are scheduled f ...
William Michael “Mike” McGee, 63, of Oakwood passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Memorial services will be held on Wednesday ...
Lois G. Oliver, 84, Clermont
Lois G. Oliver, age 84 of Lula, passed away Saturday, September 10, 2016.  Mrs. Oliver was born June 26, 1932 in Clermont to the late Charlie and Edna Rogers Gilstrap. Lois ...

Jackson

After walking the Earth for 75 years on September 10, 2016, Douglas Sewell Blackstock went to walk with Jesus.  He was at home with his family after fighting a long battle wit ...
Nora Bell Finch, 90, Jefferson
Nora Bell Finch, age 90, of Jefferson passed away Saturday, September 10, 2016.   Nora loved to fish, travel, sing in the choir, her family and life.    ...
Margie Ann Polk, 80, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Margie Ann Polk, age 80, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016. Mrs. Polk was born in Forsyth County, Georgia ...
Lloyd William Southwick, 71, Jefferson
Mr. Lloyd William Southwick, age 71, of Jefferson, GA died Saturday, September 10, 2016 at his residence.  Mr. Southwick was born in Lynn, Massachusetts to the late, John Will ...

Other

Steve Lee Giddens, Sr, 55, Danielsville
Steve Lee Giddens, Sr., age 55 of Danielsville, GA passed away Saturday September 10, 2016.   Mr. Giddens was the son of the late Milton Lee and Eveline Rowland Giddens, ...

Stephens

Helen Keen Kennedy Palmer, 84, Eastonellee
Mrs. Helen Keen Kennedy Palmer age 84 of 458 North Canal Bridge Road, Eastanollee passed away Saturday September 10, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.   A dau ...

White

Lamar (Lemorial) Pruitt, 70, Cleveland
Mr. Lamar (Lemorial) Pruitt was born September 19, 1945 to the late Julius Ballet Pruitt and Ethel Mary Ann (M.E.) Jenkins. He departed this life early Saturday morning September 1 ...
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.