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Local Obits for Mon. Aug 21st, 2017

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Maria Ticarat, 67, Auburn
Maria Ticarat, age 67, of Auburn, died Monday, August 21, 2017. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Interment wil ...

Dawson

Carl E. Peterson, 81, Dawsonville
Carl E. Peterson, 81 of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Monday August 21, 2017. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson. ...
Virginia Shealy, 55, Dawsonville
Virginia Shealy, 55, of Dawsonville passed away Monday August 21, 2017 following a period of declining health. Born September 17, 1961, she was a lifelong resident of Dawson Cou ...

Forsyth

“J.P.” James Pendleton Holbrook 82, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on August 21, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his children Frankie Holbro ...

Gwinnett

Daisy Smith Gentry, 78, Buford
Daisy Smith Gentry, age 78, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, August 21, 2017. She is survived by her husband of sixty-one years, Elmo Willis Gentry, Buford, GA; children, Kathy ...
Gerald Paul Angie, 79, Duluth
Gerald Paul Angie, age 79, of Duluth, GA passed away on Monday, August 21, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife, Maryellen Angie. He is survived by his son, Franklin P. Angie ...

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Lois Clark Holden, 73, Mt. Airy
Lois Clark Holden, age 73, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Monday, August 21, 2017. Ms. Holden was born on November 22, 1943, in Mt. Airy, Georgia, to the late Verner and G ...
Marjorie Gabrels Jones, 88, Hollywood Community
  Marjorie Gabrels Jones, age 88, of the Hollywood Community passed away on Monday, August 21, 2017, at her residence. Mrs. Jones was born on November 24, 1928, in Mac ...

Hall

Tony R. Mickle, 62, Flowery Branch
Tony R. Mickle, age 62 of Flowery Branch, GA died Monday, August 21, 2017. Tony is survived by his wife, Terri K. Lane; mother, Margaret Williams; brother and sister in-law, David ...
Grady D. Walls, 90, Gainesville
Grady D. Walls, 90, went home to his Lord and Savior peacefully on August 21, 2017.  Grady and his wife of 67 years Evelyn Grogan Walls, were a testament to all on how to lo ...

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Margie Lee Schnackel, 87, Dahlonega
Margie Lee Schnackel, age 87, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Monday, August 21, 2017. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Paul Schnackel, and parents, Lloyd and Beulah S ...

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E.J. Wyatt, 80, Ball Ground
E.J. Wyatt, 80 of Ball Ground, GA passed away on Monday August 21, 2107.  The family will receive friends on Wednesday August 23, 2017 from 2pm to 9pm at McDonald and Son F ...

Stephens

Valetta Ann Bergen Shook, 74, Eastanollee
Mrs. Valetta Ann Bergen Shook, age 74 of 1024 Highway 145, Eastanollee passed away Monday, August 21, 2017 at her residence. A daughter of the later Robert and Clara Cooksey Ber ...

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Aubrey Clyde Everett, 53, Cleveland
Aubrey Clyde Everett, age 53 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, August 21, 2017.    Mr. Everett was born October 9, 1963 in Gainesville to Sarah Everett and the late ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Thomas  William “Billy” Taylor Sr. age 60, of Cleveland. “Billy” as he was affectionatel ...
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.