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Local Obits for Fri. Jan 19th, 2018

Forsyth

  Barbara R (Quick) Davison, 90, of Cumming, GA, and formerly of Marietta, GA, Hialeah, FL, and Jamestown, NY, died Tuesday, January 9, 2018 in Cumming, GA.  She was ...
Michael David Barnes, Inf, Cumming
Michael David Barnes, infant son of Tim and Charity Barnes of Cumming, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018. Also surviving are brothers, Justin and Wyatt Barnes of Cumming; gra ...
Mary Frances (Polly) Goss Burnette, born September 22, 1935, passed away Friday night January 19, 2018 after a short illness.  Polly was preceded in death by her parents, ...
Edith Mae McDougald Martin, age 84, of Cumming, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018. She was a member of Providence Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Le ...

Habersham

Marie Redwine, Demorest
Marie Redwine passed into glory on December 1, 2017. She was a resident of Habersham Home East in Demorest, Georgia. She was born January 17, 1930 in Breaux Bridge, Louisian ...
Annie Mae White Chitwood Smith, age 96 of Lula, passed away Friday, January 19, 2018, at Northridge Hospital. Funeral services are 3 pm Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at Mt. Carmel ...
  Charles Terrell Cantrell, age 81 of Alto, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018.   Born in White County, Georgia on January 1, 1937, he was a son of the late ...

Hall

Clydine "Nana" Hulsey, 80, Murrayville
Mrs. Clydine “Nana” Hulsey, 80, of Murrayville, Ga passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018. Born in Murrayville, she had lived in Hall County for most of her life.&n ...
Kermett Charles Martin, 82, Gainesville
Kermett Charles  Martin, 82 of Gainesville passed away Friday January 19, 2018 at his residence. Born in Forsyth County, Mr. Martin had lived in Hall County for most of his ...
Vivian Perry, Gainesville
Vivian Perry of Gainesville, GA passed away on January 19, 2018.   Funeral service will be held on Friday at Antioch Baptist Church at 12:00 noon.   Visitatio ...

Jackson

James Larry Jackson, 67, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Larry Jackson, age 67 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, January 19, 2018.  Mr. Jackson was born in Jeff ...
Edith Bolton Nix, 93, Commerce
Spartanburg, SC- Mrs. Edith Bolton Nix, 93, died Friday, January 19, 2018, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Widow of Milton Nix, Sr., she was also predeceased by her parents, ...
Mr. Gaston Odell (Go Go) Adkinson, age 86 of Commerce died Friday, January 19, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Adkinson was born February 19, 1931 in Alabama.  He left home a ...
Rufus Leer Green, 67, Commerce
Mr. Rufus Lee Green, age 67 of Commerce died Friday, January 19, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Green was born in Commerce to the late, Howard and Donnie Minish Green.  M ...
Barry Dean Meacham, 56, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Barry Dean Meacham, age 56 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, January 19, 2018.  Mr. Meacham was born in Ripley, ...

Lumpkin

Farrell McDonald Anderson, 61, Dahlonega
Mrs. Farrell McDonald Anderson, age 61, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, January 19, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 12, 1956 at Woodward C ...
Peter Allen Evans, 80, Dahlonega
Peter Allen Evans of Dahlonega, Georgia, died on January 19, 2018.  Pete retired in 2002 and devoted himself to the things he loved most in his life: his family ...

Other

Marilyn Fitzgerald, 82, Gendora, CA and formally of New York
Marilyn Fitzgerald, 82 years old, of Glendora, CA and formally of New City, NY passed away peacefully on Friday, January 19, 2018.  She was born on October 1, 1935 in Brooklyn ...

White

William Burch Haynes, Sr, 90, Cleveland
William Burch Haynes, Sr., age 90 of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018. Mr. Haynes was born on December 11, 1927, in Blakely, Georgia, to the late Henry and Ali ...
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.