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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 30th, 2017

Gwinnett

Jesus Arroyo Burgos, 53, Sugar Hill
Jesus Arroyo Burgos, age 53, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, October 30, 2017. He was preceded in death by his sister, Florentina Alanis Arroyo. Mr. Burgos is survived ...

Habersham

Doris C. Sims, 75, Clarkesville
Doris C. Sims, age 75 passed away Monday, October 30, 2017 at her residence while she was surrounded by her loving family.  Doris was born in Toccoa to the late Jack Scott ...
Johanna Thomas, 77, Demorest
Johanna Thomas of Demorest, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, October 30, 2017 while surrounded by her loving family.  She had recently celebrated her 77th birthda ...
Stephanie L. . Lundy, 38, Demorest
Stephanie L. Lundy, age 38, of Demorest, GA, died Monday evening, October 30, 2017 from complications following surgery at Clearview Hospital in Monroe, GA. Stephanie was born o ...

Hall

Margaret G. Campbell, 97, Greer, SC formerly of Gainesville
Mrs. Margaret G. Campbell, 97, of Greer, SC formerly of Gainesville, GA passed away, Monday, October 30, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 5 ...
Robert Dollar, 84, Oakwood
Robert Thompson Dollar, 84 of Oakwood passed away Monday October 30, 2017 at his residence. Born in Buford, Georgia November 27, 1934, to Robert Burton Dollar and Vera Mina Thom ...
Thomas Hart Fleming, 56, Gainesville
Mr. Thomas Hart Fleming, 56, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away October 30, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Memorial Park Fu ...
Leonard C. "Baldy" Hayes, 85, Clermont
Mr. Leonard C. “Baldy” Hayes, age 85 of Clermont, passed away on October 30, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm on Friday, November 3, 2017 at Memorial Park ...
Jeannette Cutshaw Loggins, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Jeannette Cutshaw Loggins age 83 of Gainesville passed away on Monday October 30, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.    &n ...

Lumpkin

H. M. Cain, 84, Dahlonega
It is with heavy heart that the family announces the death of H. M Cain, age 84, of Dahlonega, GA. Following a brief illness, H.M. passed away at Landmark Hospital in Athens, GA on ...

White

Neva Belle Pruitt, 81, Cleveland
Neva Belle Pruitt, age 81 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, October 30, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Mrs. Pruitt was born on August 10, 1936, in Clevel ...
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.