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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Apr 22nd, 2017

Banks

Harold Thomas, 71, Alto
Harold Thomas, age 71 of Alto, Georgia passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following and extended illness.   Born in Banks Co ...

Habersham

Phillip B Palmer, 58, Clarkesville
Philip B Palmer, 58, of Clarkesville, Ga and Santee, Sc Passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at his home following a short illness. Born in Burlington, Vt on 11/29/58, he was ...
Daniel Roseman, 76, Clarkesville
Daniel “Brooks” Roseman, age 76, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at his residence following an extended battle with Parkinson’s D ...

Hall

David Robert Crain, 66, Gainesville
Mr. David Robert Crain, age 66, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday April 22, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral Services will be ...
Charlotte N. Dorsey, 73, Gainesville
Charlotte N. Dorsey 6/26/1944-4/22/2017 One of six children born to Robert Truman and Ruby Bryant, Charlotte married Edwin A. Dorsey on August 24, 1963. They spent most of their ...
Dr. James Edward Dorsey, 71, Gainesville
Dr. James Edward Dorsey, 71, Gainesville, died on April 22, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. He leaves behind his two children, Kim Gr ...
Ralph Clinton Gable, 76, Gainesville
Mr. Ralph Clinton Gable, 76, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday April ...
Harold Vandigriff Law, 77, Gainesville
Harold Vandigriff Law, affectionately known as “Hunky”, passed away in his home on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, after declining health in the past year. He was born t ...
Roger Hartwell Lovell, 80, Flowery Branch
Mr. Roger Hartwell Lovell, age 80, of Flowery Branch passed away on Saturday April 22, 2017 following an extended illness. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 20 ...

Jackson

Mary Louise Nation, 69, Maysville
Mrs. Mary Louise Nation, age 69, of Maysville, GA died Saturday, April 22, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Nation was born in Commerce to the late Leatus and Gladys Acree Seay. & ...
June Sherman, 90, Jefferson
June Sherman age 90 of Jefferson passed away April 22, 2017 surrounded by her family.   Mrs. Sherman was born May 26, 1926 in Evansville, Indiana to the late Daniel & Se ...

Lumpkin

Lynda Baltensperger, 66, Dahlonega
Lynda Baltensperger 66 of Dahlonega, Ga. died Sat. April 22, 2017 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center . Little & Davenport Funeral Home & Crematory 355 Dawsonville Hwy. Gainesvi ...

Other

Larry Theodore Blevins, 62, Danielsville
  Larry Theodore Blevins, age 62 of Danielsville, GA passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017 at his residence.   Born in Commerce, GA, Mr. Blevins was the son of ...
Gary Leroy Fascilla, 66, Woodstock
Mr. Gary Leroy Fascilla, age 66, of Woodstock, Georgia passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Kennestone – Wellstar Hospital, surrounded by his family and friends. Memori ...
Ying Wang, 52, Alpharetta
Ying Wang, 52, of Alpharetta, GA passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Seasons Hospice IPU, Cumming, Ga.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 10: ...
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.