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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 16th, 2018

Banks

Thurston Dodd, 79, Lula
Thurston Dodd, age 79 of Lula, Georgia passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018. Born in Alto, Georgia on October 6, 1938, he was a son of the late Travis and Esther Coley Dodd. ...

Dawson

Ila Mae Phillips, 91, Dawsonville
Ila Mae Phillips, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 16, 2018 at Grandview Healthcare Center following a period of declining health. Born October 26, 1926 in Waycros ...
Claudine Dimitroff, 88, Dawsonville
Claudine Dimitroff, 88, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 16, 2018 at Phoenix Cove Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born September 27, 1929 in Lo ...
Charles (Chuck) R. Leveille, 93, Dawsonville
Charles (Chuck) R. Leveille, 93, of Dawsonville, formerly of Cleveland, TN peacefully passed away February 16, 2018 at North Georgia Assisted Living surrounded by his family.  ...

Habersham

Jean Webster Berry, 80, Mt. Airy
Jean Webster Berry, age 80, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018.   Mrs. Berry was born on May 26, 1937, in Spartanburg, South Carolina; a daug ...
Lois Morgan Franklin, 96, Mt. Airy
Lois Morgan Franklin, age 96, of Mount Airy, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Friday, February 16, 2018. Mrs. Franklin was born on August 12, 1921 in Carnesville, Georgi ...
Maude Gragg Gosnell, 87, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Maude Gragg Gosnell, age 87, of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Larry Free, Rev. Tom ...

Hall

Jean Ann Chandler, 72, Gainesville
Jean Ann Chandler, 72, of Gainesville, GA. passed away Friday, February 16, 2018 peacefully in her sleep following an extended illness. Born in Coventry, England on February 3, ...
Lawrence Dupree “Silver Fox” London age 80 of Murrayville passed away Friday Feb. 16, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Mr. London was born May ...
Carolyn Jane Grantham Mangum, 82, Gainesville
Carolyn Jane Grantham Mangum, 82, of Gainesville passed away Friday, February 16, 2018. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA  30504 is in ch ...
Iris Sutt, 89, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Iris Sutt, age 89, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, February 16, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services ...

Jackson

Alice Faye Caudell Wilbanks, age 74 of Hoschton, Georgia and formerly of Banks County, passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018. Born in Homer, Georgia on August 17, 1943, she w ...

Lumpkin

Jack Herbert Willis, 90, Dahlonega
Mr. Jack Herbert Willis, age 90, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, February 16, 2018. Mr. Willis was born on June 8, 1927 to the late Dewey Willis and Margaret Mae Tillery Skipp ...
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.