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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jun 25th, 2017

Dawson

Tony Bennett, 64, Dawsonville formerly of Gainesville
Tony Bennett, 64 of Dawsonville formerly of Gainesville passed Sunday June 25, 2017. Born in Gainesville, Ga. March 2, 1953, Tony had lived in Dawson County for over 40 years. ...
Marcelle Ledbetter, 86, Dawsonville
Marcelle Ledbetter, 86, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday June 25, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a short illness. Born February 23, 1931 to the late Guy T. ...

Habersham

Louise Paschal Burrell, 95, Clarkesville
Louise Paschal Burrell, age 95 of Clarkesville, went to be with our Lord on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Born in Harris County, Georgia on August 24, 1921, she was a daughter of the l ...
Barbara Ann Bramblett Zimmerman, age 78, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017. Barbara was born on February 22, 1939 in Demorest to the late Bill Bramblett and Beulah Churchwell Br ...

Jackson

Sarah Bell Presley, 73, Braselton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Sarah Bell Presley, age 73, of Braselton, passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Mrs. Presley was born in Suches, Georgia, a daughter ...

Other

Bruce N. Maney, 93, Conyers
Bruce Noel Maney, age 93, of Conyers, Georgia and a native of Banks County, passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Mr. Maney was born on October 31, 1923, in Banks County, Georgi ...

White

Vickie Lynne Nix, 60, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Vickie Lynne Nix, age 60 of Cleveland. Vickie passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017 at her residence. She was born on Jun ...
Vincent Troche, Jr., 91, Cleveland
Mr. Vincent Troche, Jr., age 91, of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30PM on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in the Chapel of William ...
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.