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Local Obits for Sun. Jan 8th, 2017


John Kenneth Lofton, 49, Buford formerly of Gainesville
Mr. John Kenneth Lofton, 49, Buford formerly of Gainesville died Sunday January 8, 2017. Services are incomplete at this time. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Cremato ...


Mrs. Misty Brianna Delong, 37, of Lula, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017 following an extended illness. A Graveside service is scheduled for Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at ...
Patricia Ann Rail, 80, Gainesville
Mrs. Patricia Ann Rail, 80, of Gainesville died Sunday January 8, 2017 at her daughter's residence in Bethlehem, Ga. Born March 25, 1936 in Tate, Ga., Mrs. Rail had lived in ...
Margaret Perry Tinsley, 86, Oakwood
Mrs. Margaret Perry Tinsley 86, of Oakwood, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017 following an extended illness. A Funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday, January 11, 2017 ...


Sanford Rufos Brown, 80, Maysville
Mr. Sanford Rufos Brown, age 80, of Maysville died Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center.  Mr. Brown was born in Maysville to the late, Bert and Flora ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Jackie Spencer Braswell, age 71 of Athens, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, January 8, 2017 at her home. Mrs. Braswell was bo ...


Clifford Donald Ramey, 83, Clayton
Clifford Donald Ramey, 83, of Clayton, GA passed away January 8, 2017. Clifford was born in Rabun County the son of late Burch Ramey and the late Essie Page Ramey. Clifford aft ...
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.