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Local Obits for Sat. Nov 11th, 2017

Banks

Benjamin Franklin Barnes, 86, Maysville
Benjamin Franklin Barnes, age 77 of Maysville, passed away on November 11, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Memorial Park North River ...

Barrow

Caleb Eugene Carter, 19, Statham
Caleb Eugene Carter, age 19, of Statham passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home Chape ...

Gwinnett

Frank Corsaro, 92, Suwanee
Frank Corsaro, 92, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Village Park Senior Living, Peachtree Coroners, Ga.  Condolences may be expressed at www ...
Mary “Lisa” Porter Anglese, age 54, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017. She is survived by her husband of thirty years, Craig A. Anglese, Suga ...
Jeffery R. Cussigh, 58, Buford
Jeffrey R. Cussigh, age 58, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Anthony Cussigh and mother, Jean Cussigh. He is ...
Robert Warren Rylander, 69, Suwanee
Robert Warren Rylander, age 69, passed away in his home in Suwanee, GA on November 11, 2017. He was born in Minneapolis, MN on January 22, 1948. Following his service in the ...

Habersham

Juanita Maude Davis Lovell, age 79 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017. Born in Trust, North Carolina on March 3, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Dorsey ...

Hall

Margaret “Peggy” Hulsey Beam took her last breath on Saturday evening, November 11, 2017, at Westminster Suncoast in St. Petersburg, FL, surrounded by her children. She ...
George Stedman Petley, 88, Gainesville
George Stedman Petley, 88 of Gainesville passed away Saturday November 11, 2017. ?Born in Winchester, Virginia, Mr. Petley was the son of the late George Edward and Mary Ch ...
Eddie Mitchell Withrow, age 80, originally from West Virginia, but a resident of Lula, Georgia for the past 54 years, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017, following a sudden ...

Jackson

Sandra Gaskins, 78, Commerce
Mrs. Sandra Davis Gaskins, age 78, of Commerce died Saturday, November 11, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Gaskins was born in Grand Rapids, MI to the late, Donald and Charlene V ...
Marvin Tiller, 75, Athens
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Marvin Tiller, age 75 of Athens, Georgia (South Jackson Community) who entered into rest Saturday, November 11, 2017.  Mr. Tiller ...

Other

Gordon Everett Brown Jr., 64, Elberton
Gordon Everett Brown, Jr. age 64 of Elberton passed away Saturday Nov. 11, 2017.   Mr. Brown was born May 4, 1953 in Rome, Georgia to the late Gordon, Sr. and Edna Clay Brow ...

White

Anthony Vincent Abbatecola, age 21, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, November 10, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Anthony was born in Fort Lauderda ...
Danny Keith Evans, 49, Cleveland
Danny Keith Evans, 49, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on November 11, 2017 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 14, ...
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.