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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Dec 18th, 2017

Banks

Leroy Louis Cameron, 72, Homer
  Mr. Leroy Louis Cameron, age 72, of Homer died Monday, December 18, 2017 at his residence.  Mr. Cameron was born in Whitehall, NY to the late, Leroy A. and Jean Stal ...
Tyrus Cobb Hill, 70, Maysville
Mr. Tyrus Cobb Hill, age 70, of Maysville died Monday, December 18, 2017 at his residence.  Mr. Hill was born in Maysville to the late, Joe and Leola Chambers Hill.  Mr. ...

Dawson

Joshua David Day, 28, Dawsonville
Joshua David Day, age 28, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away Monday, December 18, 2017.  He was a loving husband, father, son, and brother. He was a member of County Line Baptist ...

Forsyth

Martha Ann Crane Dodd, 69, Cumming
Martha Ann Crane Dodd, 69, of Cumming passed away Monday, December 18, 2017.  Martha was a loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother who loved the beauty of God's creati ...

Gwinnett

Joan C. Haeseler, 86, Duluth
Joan C. Haeseler, age 86, of Duluth, GA, died Monday, December 18, 2017. A funeral service will be held Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 2:30 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev ...
Eugenio A. Peruchini, 65, Suwanee
Eugenio A. Peruchini, age 65, of Suwanee, GA passed away Monday, December 18, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents. Mr. Peruchini is survived by his wife, Olga Peruchini, ...
Michael Jeffrey Bryant, 56, Lawrenceville
Michael Jeffrey Bryant, age 56, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Sunday, December 17, 2017. He is survived by his wife of seven years, Andrea Jo Bauer Bryant, Lawrenceville, GA; ...
TomAllene Rose Henley, 95, Sugar Hill
TomAllene Rose Henley, age 95, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 18, 2017 at the Benton House in Sugar Hill, Ga. She was born September 21, 1922 in Eupora, MS to Walter To ...

Hall

Lillie Belle Adams Bell, 88, Chicopee
Lillie Belle Adams Bell, 88 of Chicopee passed away Monday December 18, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Lumpkin County, Mrs. Bell had lived in Hall County ...
Jordan Charlton Wilson, 29, Oakwood
Mr. Jordan Charlton Wilson, 29, of Oakwood Georgia, passed away on Monday, December 18, 2017 at Grady Hospital in Atlanta. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursda ...
Judith Dannice Mathews DeWitt, 65, Flowery Branch
Judith Dannice Mathews DeWitt made her final demands on December 18th, 2017 and passed away peacefully while listening to her favorite 60s music. She always did things the way she ...

Jackson

Quinton Dwight Wilson, 86, Jefferson
Quinton Dwight Wilson, age 86, of Jefferson, formerly of the Batesville Community in Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Monday, December 18, 2017. Mr. Wilson was born on Sept ...

Lumpkin

Bobbie Lee, 76, Dahlonega
Mrs. Bobbie Sue Lee, age 76, of Dahlonega, passed away Monday, December 18, 2017. Mrs. Lee was born in Hall County on March 20, 1941 to the late Roscoe and Clara Ingrim Posten. ...
Ronnie Miller, 66, Dahlonega
Mr. Ronnie Gene Miller, age 66, of Dahlonega, passed away Monday, December 18, 2017. Mr. Miller was a native and life long resident of Lumpkin County.  He was born on May ...

Union

Brannon Norris Gooch, 87, Blairsville formerly of Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Brannon Norris Gooch, age 87 of Blairsville, Georgia (formerly of Jefferson, Georgia) who entered into rest Monday, December 18, 2017. ...
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.