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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Aug 26th, 2017

Banks

Beverly Anne Sutton age 73 of Lula passed away Saturday Aug. 26, 2017 at her residence.   Mrs. Sutton was born November 6, 1943 in Dalton, Georgia to the late David & ...

Habersham

Jeanette Lea Dyer, 67, Turnerville
Jeanette Lea Dyer passed away Saturday, August 26, 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. She was born on May 19, 1950, to the late George Alvin and Merrill Louise Fitzgeral ...

Hall

Jeffrey Minor Hallford, 62, Flowery Branch
Jeffery Minor Hallford, 62 of Flowery Branch passed away on Saturday August 26, 2017 at his residence following a sudden illness. Mr. Hallford was born May 23, 1955 to the late ...
Johnny Leon Robinson, 67, Oakwood
Johnny Leon Robinson, 67 of Oakwood died Saturday August 26, 2017. A native of Banks County, Mr. Robinson had lived in Hall County for most of his life.  He was the son of ...
William Michael “Mike” Whitfield, 52, of Murrayville, GA passed away Saturday, August 26, 2017 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will ...
Jay Alan Wright, 64, Gainesville
Jay Alan Wright, died Friday, August 25th after an extended illness. Jay Alan Wright, the son of Florence King Wright and Dr. AD Wright, Jr., was born in Augusta, GA on June 3, ...

Jackson

Danny John Baker, 60, Jefferson
Danny John Baker age 60 of Jefferson passed away Saturday August 26, 2017 at his residence.   Mr. Baker was born October 3, 1956 in Jefferson, GA to the late Cleve & ...
Linda Ann Tucker, 68, Hoschton
Linda Ann Tucker, age 68, of Hoschton, GA passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2017. She was preceded in death by her son, Christopher Tucker; parents, Eugene and Josephine Moses; a ...

White

Timothy B. Koger, 54, Cleveland
Timothy B. Koger, age 54, took his final breath on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at his home in Cleveland.  He was born on July 4, 1963, in Mandfield, Ohio to Emily and William ...
TImothy Kroger, 54, Cleveland
Timothy Koger age 54 of Cleveland passed away Saturday August 26, 2017 at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Hom ...
Tammy Reece, 49, Lula
Tammy Jean Reece, age 49 of Lula (Banks County), passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Emory University Hospital. Mrs. Reece was born on December 11, 1967, in Dahlonega, G ...
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.