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Local Obits for Sun. Nov 4th, 2018

Banks

Jimmy Brown, 79, Maysville
Mr. Jimmy Brown, age 79, of Maysville died Sunday, November 4, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Brown was born in Commerce to the late, Mae Brown.  Mr. Brown was a member of R ...

Dawson

Myra T. Sorrow, 86, Big Canoe
Mrs. Myra T. Sorrow, 86, of Big Canoe, passed away Friday November 2, 2018.   Myra was born on March 11, 1932 in Jackson, GA., to the late Charlie and Opal Thompson. I ...

Forsyth

Elise Darracott Jones, 100, Cumming
Elise Darracott Jones, age 100, of Cumming, GA., passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018. Elise was a lifetime member and the oldest living member of Mayfield Baptist Church. She a ...

Gwinnett

Benjamin Gene “Ben” Boegh, age 78 of Buford, GA died Sunday, November 4, 2018 after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 5:3 ...
Toney Alexander Johnson, age 65, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Johnson and Bernice Penland Johnson; Brothers, F ...

Habersham

Cosby Lee Barron, 79, Clarkesville
  Funeral services for Cosby Lee Barron, age 79 of Clarkesville will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.  Rev. ...

Hall

Janet Samples, 88, Flowery Branch
Janet Samples, age 88, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away on Sunday, November 04, 2018 following an extended illness. Janet Samples was born on May 29, 1930 to the late William ...
Sarah Williamson, 78, Gainesville
Mrs. Sarah Williamson, age 78, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Williamson was born on January 7 ...

Jackson

Joseph Charles Riehle, 68, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joseph Charles Riehle, age 68 of Jefferson, Georgia who joined his mother, Josephine, and four brothers (Michael, Thomas, James, & ...
Michael "Mike" Scott Dorsey, age 51, of Jefferson passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018. He loved life, cooking, NASCAR, and the beach. Memorial services will be held 4:00 ...

Other

Mr. Robert Franklin Phillips, 80, of Royston, GA passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018, at the St. Mary’s Hospice House in Watkinsville, GA. Mr. Phillips was born in R ...
Patricia Ann Murray, 87, Peachtree City
Ms. Patricia Ann Murray, age 87, of Peachtree City, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on October 14, 2018. Ms. Murray was born in Arlington, Mass., on Febr ...

White

Gail Anderson, 82, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Gail Anderson Longwell, age 82, of Cleveland.  Mrs. Longwell passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018. Arrangement ...
Gail Longwell, 82, Cleveland
  Missy Gail Longwell, age 82 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018. Mrs. Longwell spent 35 years associated with SunTrust Bank, as a manager in the chec ...
Grace Scates, 79, Cleveland
Ms. Grace Scates age 79 of Cleveland passed away on Sunday November 04, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial services are scheduled f ...
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.