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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Sep 5th, 2017

Dawson

David Bryan Howser, 55, Dawsonville
David Bryan Howser, 55, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday September 5, 2017 following a sudden illness. Mr. Howser was born June 5, 1962 and a graduate of South Cobb High Schoo ...

Habersham

Mary Davis Garrison, 88, Cornelia
Mary Davis Garrison of Cornelia passed away September 5 in Atlanta with her three children by her side.   Mary was born on March 1, 1929 to Margie and Ross Davis in Ot ...
John Howard Payne, 90, Clarkesville
John Howard Payne, age 90, of Clarkesville, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 following a short illness. Mr. Payne was born on April 6, 1927 in ...

Hall

Hazel Carolyn Dodd Parsons, 81, Gainesville
Hazel Carolyn Dodd Parsons passed away on September 5, 2017 at the age of 81.   A memorial service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Greg's hou ...

Lumpkin

Kyle Patrick Fuller, 23, Dahlonega
Mr. Kyle Patrick Fuller, age 23, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Kyle was born in Atlanta on March 18, 1994. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Bi ...

Rabun

Joe Speed, 72, Clayton
Joe Speed, age 72, of Clayton, Georgia, went to his Heavenly Home on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 following an extended illness. Mr. Speed was born on October 18, 1944 in Clayton, ...

Stephens

Mr. John “Jay” Warren Nicholson, Jr., age 19 of 1962 Wolf Pitt Road, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at Emory University Hospital. A son of Warren ...

White

Nancy Stewart Alley, 76, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs.Nancy Stewart Alley of Cleveland. Nancy passed away Tuesday,September 5, 2017 following a period of declining health. ...
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.