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Local Obits for Wed. Feb 14th, 2018

Banks

Tonie Louise Ingram, 73, Maysville
 Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Saturday February 17, 2018  at The Light House Congregational Holiness Church for Tonie Louise  Ingram, age 73, of Mays ...

Forsyth

Larry Wayne Forquer, 82, Cumming
Larry Wayne Forquer 82 of Cumming, Ga passed away on February 14, 2018. He is survived by his wife Mari, daughter; Tammy Beeman, and his brothers Gary and Gene. Visitation wi ...
Ralph Roper, 89, Cumming
Ralph Roper, age 89, and a lifelong resident of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Ralph spent 2 years in the United States Army. He retired from Georgia Tech af ...
Joan S. Kyle, age 85, was taken home by our lord February 14, 2018 after a short Illness.    She was born December 27, 1932 to Thomas & Mary Sullivan in Pittsbu ...

Gwinnett

Reva Faye Stiles West, 83, Dacula
  Reva Faye Stiles West, age 83, of Dacula, GA passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-two years, Wayne C. West; son, ...
  Lisa Shianne Strickland 73, of Buford, Ga passed away on February 14, 2018. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdona ...

Hall

Cardoza Clark, 58, Gainesville
Cardoza Clark age 58 of Gainesville, Ga passed way February 8, 2018. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 
Mary Jane Ghent, 78, Gainesville
Mary Jane Ghent, age 78 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away peacefully in her sleep on February 14, 2018. Mary Jane was diagnosed with Adrenal Cancer this past October. Mary Jan ...

Jackson

Mike Roy Lacey, 67, Commerce
Mr. Mike Roy Lacey, age 67, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Lacey was born in Commerce to the late Roy R. and Helen Tucker Lacey.  ...

Other

  Blonnie Jean Henderson, age 89, of Canton, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. She was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church.  Blonnie was preceded in deat ...

Rabun

Lester William Speed, 86, Dillard
Lester William Speed, age 86 of Dillard, GA passed away on February 14 2018. The family will receive friends at the Head of Tennessee Baptist Church from 1 until 3 pm on Saturday F ...

White

William Frank Ligon, 90, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. William Frank Ligon Jr., age 90 of Cleveland. "Bill" as he was known, passed away Wednesday, February 14, 201 ...
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.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.