Local Obits for Mon. Jul 17th, 2017
Ms. Sarah Joann Morgan 75, of Cumming, Ga passed away on July 17, 2017.
She is survived by her son Brett Morgan (Cindy) of Cumming, GA, Daughter Shelly Renee Laird (David) of Cu ...
Marie Barnes Welch went home to the healing presence of her Lord on July 17, 2017.
She was born in Ellijay, Georgia, December 1, 1946, to the late Harley and Ruby Barnes. ...
Margie Robinson McGill, age 40, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, July 17, 2017. She was preceded in death by her father, Delaine Stephens. She is survived by her husband of ...
Russell Teague Copeland, 61, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Monday July 17th, after his short battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Lisa, sons Andrew and Z ...
Mrs. Judith Elaine Lancette, age 66, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, July 17 at her daughters residence following an extended illness.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at th ...
James H. Chadwick, 89, of Atlanta passed away Monday, July 17, 2017. A native of Forsyth County, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Chad retired from Southern Bell after 31 y ...
Edward Francis Flannagan, Jr, 82, of Jasper, Ga. passed away on Monday, July 17, 2017 at his residence. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home, Cumming, GA.
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.