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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Dec 6th, 2017

Forsyth

J.W. “Dub” Howard, Jr., age 89, of Cumming, GA, passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017. He was a member of Matt Lodge F&AM #694. He is preceded in death by his par ...
Charles Edward Taylor, 77, Cumming
Charles Edward Taylor, age 77, of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. He was retired from Peachstate Trucks. He was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Joyce Mur ...

Gwinnett

William Carlyle Small Sr, 88, Sugar Hill
William Carlyle Small Sr., age 88, of Sugar Hill passed away Wednesday December 6, 2017. He loved his family, he was a good man, father and husband. He was employed for&n ...

Hall

Mark Alan Vieira, 61, Gainesville
Mr. Mark Alan Vieira age 61 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday December 06, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in automobile accident. F ...
Anthony Mason “Tony” Benitez, age 27, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 following a sudden illness. He was a lifelong resident of Hall Count ...
James F. "Jimmy" Collins, 55, Gainesville
James F. “Jimmy” Collins, 55 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday December 6, 2017 at his residence. A lifetime resident of Gainesville, Jimmy was the owner/operator ...

White

Charles Bruce Davis, 68, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of  Mr. Charles Bruce Davis, age 68 of Cleveland. Bruce passed away Wednesday, December 06, 2017. He was born on Febru ...
Louise Glover Head, 96, Cleveland
Louise Glover Head of Loudsville (Cleveland), GA passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at the age of 96.  She was born August 3, 1921 at Loudsville, GA to the late James Fin ...
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.