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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 1st, 2018

Forsyth

Surrounded by loved ones, Sandra Gail Hulon nee Morrison, passed away peacefully on October 1, 2018, in Cumming, GA, after a long illness. Sandra, Sandy to her friends and family, ...

Habersham

Virginia Dare Wood Martin, age 95, of Baldwin, passed away peacefully after an extended illness on Monday, October 1, 2018 at Scenic View Nursing Center. Born October 13, 1922 i ...

Hall

Kenneth William Tuttle, MD, 83, Gainesville
Kenneth William Tuttle, MD, age 83 of Gainesville, passed away on October 1, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Gainesville First Uni ...
Bernice V. Baker, 91, Gainesville
Bernice V. Baker, a mother, wife, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and friend, entered into Heaven peacefully from her Home, on October 1, 2018 at the age of ...
Eva Roper, 86, Gainesville
Eva Roper age 86 of Gainesville passed away Monday October 1, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family. A lifelong resident of Gainesville, Georgia, Mrs. Roper retired from Sea ...
Jeremy Michael Thompson, 28, Braselton
Jeremy Michael Thompson, 28 of Braselton passed away Monday October 1, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday October 5, 2018 at Hopewell Baptist Church.  ...

Lumpkin

Dr. Robert Paul Scholl, 86, Dahlonega formerly of Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Dr. Robert Paul Scholl, 86, of Dahlonega, Georgia, formerly of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away Monday, October 1, 2018, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center at Gainesville, Georgia. ...
Angela Jaie Rogers, 44, Dahlonega
Mrs. Angela Jaie Rogers, age 44, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, October 1, 2018. Angela was born in Albany, Oregon on May 5, 1974. She was preceded in death by her mother Kath ...

White

Lois Irene Dorsey, 94, Helen
Lois Irene Dorsey, age 94, of Helen, passed away Monday, October 1, 2018.  Mrs. Dorsey was born January 20, 1924 in Lumpkin County, Georgia to Jordan and Marie Adams Pharri ...
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.