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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 23rd, 2017

Dawson

Eloise Pinion Bramblett, 90, Dawsonville
Eloise Pinion Bramblett, 90, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday March 23, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born March 15, 1927 ...

Gwinnett

Charles W. “Chuck” Burell, of Buford, GA, died Thursday, March 23, 2017. Funeral Service will be held Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Lighthouse Baptist Church in ...

Hall

Millard “Mack” Brown, 68, Gainesville
Millard “Mack” Brown, age 68, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017. Funeral services for Mack are scheduled for 2 PM Monday, March 27, 2017at Hill ...
Dorothy Nora Flowers, 84, Gainesville
  Mrs. Dorothy Nora Flowers, 84, of Chicopee, died Thursday March 23, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, Ma ...

Lumpkin

Albert M. Cavalier, 75, Dahlonega
Albert M. Cavalier, age 75, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away on March 23, 2017.   Albert was born in Brooklyn NY on April 28, 1941. He had lived in Lumpkin County for the p ...
Clifford D. "Bob" Merritt, 79, Dahlonega
Clifford D. "Bob" Merritt age 79, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away on March 23, 2017.   Bob was born May 28, 1937 in Gravel Ridge, AR. He had lived in Dahlonega, ...

Stephens

Mrs. Brenda Willean Pless Fowler age 55 of 213 Skyview Lane, Toccoa passed away Thursday March 23, 2017 at Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late Reverend Claude and ...

White

Sharon Lovel Dockery, 68, Cleveland
Sharon Kay Dockery, age 68 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at her residence. Mrs. Dockery was born on February 16, 1949, in Cleveland, GA, to Bernice Lovel ...
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.