sunny.png
Monday October 3rd, 2022 12:57PM

Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Nov 29th, 2018

Banks

Paul Newton Garner, 90, Alto
Paul Newton Garner, age 90 of Alto, passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2018. Born in Canton, Georgia on March 26, 1928, he was a son of the late George Thomas Garner and Nora ...

Forsyth

Mattie Sue Barnes, 86, Cumming
Mattie Sue Barnes, age 86, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2018. She was born in 1932, to the late Roy and Leola Hay. In addition to her parents, she is prece ...

Habersham

Flossie Skelton Black, 100, Demorest
Flossie Skelton Black, age 100, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 29, 2018. Mrs. Black was born on May 13, 1918, in Demorest, Georgia, to the ...
Danny Raye Pickens, 71, Clarkesville
  Memorial services for Danny Raye Pickens, age 71 of Clarkesville will be held at 2:30 PM, Sunday, December 2, 2018 at Clarkesville United Methodist Church with Rev. Jan D ...

Hall

Mr. Leonard Thomas Herring, Jr., age 84, of Oakwood passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Gold City Health and Rehab, in the arms of his wife, Dian. Funeral Services will b ...
Cecil E. Murphy, 75, Gainesville
Cecil E. Murphy age 75 passed away on Nov.29,2018 at his residence following an extended illness.   Memorial Services are scheduled for Saturday December 8 ,2018 at 2:00 ...

White

Nicole Parker, 40, Cleveland
Nicole Parker, age 40 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018. Ms. Parker was born August 17, 1978 in White County to James and Shirley Sullens. Survivors inclu ...
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.