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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Nov 2nd, 2017

Dawson

Etta Mae Jett Ayers, 95, Dawsonville
Etta Mae Jett Ayers, 95, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday November 2, 2017 following a brief illness. Born April 1, 1922 to the late Claude and Mae Jett, she had been a resid ...

Forsyth

Helen T. Dunn, 71, Cumming
Helen T. Dunn, 71, of Cumming passed away Thursday November 2, 2017 following a sudden illness. Born September 2, 1946 in Dawson County to the late Huston and Pauline Trammell, ...

Habersham

Jack Nathaniel Armstrong, 88, Cornelia
Jack Nathaniel Armstrong, age 88, of Cornelia, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 2, 2017 following an extended illness. Mr. Armstrong was born on January 6, ...

Hall

Johanna M. Livingston, 84, Flowery Branch
Johanna M. Livingston, age 84, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilhelm and Katharina Schaefer; sister, Ur ...
Earl Russell Moore, 83, Gainesville
Earl Russell Moore, 83 of Gainesville passed away Thursday November 2, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Fitzgerald, Georgia, Mr. Moore was the son of the la ...
Matthew Corey “Matt” Shockley, age 34 of Lula, passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2017. Born in Hall County on April 11, 1983, he was a son of Phillip and Angela S ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Macie Booth Brooks, 79, Dahlonega
Mrs. Macie Booth Brooks, age 79, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017.   Mrs. Brooks was born in Bowman, GA on January 7, 1938 to the late Lonnie and Lucy Dic ...

Other

William “Chip” Bruce Grant, Jr., age 69, of Hull passed away Thursday, November 2, 2017. Chip served in the US Navy from 1968-1971 out of Norfolk, Virginia on the ...

White

Jerry Chastain, 76, Chastain
Jerry Chastain, age 76 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, November 2, 2017. Mr. Chastain was born August 8, 1941 in Cleveland to the late Garnett and Mamie Jo Knight Murray. ...
Rev. Vernon L. London, 89, Cleveland
Rev. Verner L. London, age 89, of Cleveland, Georgia went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, November 2. He was surrounded by family and loved ones.  He is survive ...
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.