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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Oct 6th, 2018

Banks

Tammy Teresa Sorrow Chambers, age 52 of Baldwin, GA passed away Oct. 6, 2018.   Born on Feb. 11, 1966 in Commerce, GA she was the daughter of the late Hoyt Franklin and ...

Forsyth

Judy Gwendyln Burt, 75, Cumming
Judy Gwendyln Burt, age 75, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018.  Judy was born in Gainesville, GA, in 1943, to the late Rex and Blanche Porter. She was a ...

Gwinnett

Sue Dodson Friend, 84, Suwanee
Sue Dodson Friend, age 84, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald W. Friend. She is survived by her daughters and ...
Warren L. Moyle, 70, Sugar Hill
Warren L. Moyle, age 70, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Moyle; parents, J. Kenneth Moyle and Flossie Moyle; ...

Habersham

Jerry Abernathy, 72, Baldwin, formerly of Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Jerry Wayne Abernathy, Sr., age 72, of Alto, formerly of Cleveland. Mr. Abernathy was born in White County on Marc ...
Mozelle Kelley Smith, 93, Baldwin
Mozelle Kelley Smith, age 93, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018. Mrs. Smith was born on September 12, 1925 to the late Carl and Gertrude Brown Kelley. ...

Hall

Don E. Wade, 78, Gainesville
A devoted Husband, Father, and Grandfather, passed away at home on October, 6, 2018. Born March 25, 1940, in Macon, GA to his parents Richard Elmer Wade and Doris Cobb Wade. He ...
James T. “Terry” Davis, 74, Gainesville
James T. “Terry” Davis, 74, of Gainesville, formerly of Big Canoe, passed away Saturday October 6, 2018 at Seasons Hospice following a period of declining health. Bo ...

Jackson

Darrell Ivey, 71, Pendergrass
  Darrell B. Ivey, 71, of Pendergrass passed away Saturday, October 6, 2018 following a brief illness.   Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, Oct ...

Stephens

Mr. John “Johnny” Ray Childers, age 64 of 2151 E. Silver Shoals Road, Toccoa passed away Saturday, October 6, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late Charles Ray Ch ...

White

Lois Virginia Bryan, 81, Cleveland
Lois Virginia Bryan age 81 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on October 6, 2018. Mrs. Bryan is of Baptist faith and was a native to Lumpkin County. She is preceded in death by h ...
Laura Christen Reese, 39, Cleveland
Laura Christen Reese, age 39 of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018. Ms. Reese was born on February 27, 1979, in Fulton County, to Rance Reese and Linda Casteel ...
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.