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Local Obits for Tue. Mar 27th, 2018

Dawson

Sylvia “Annette” Manning, 71, Dawsonville
Sylvia “Annette” Manning, 71, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday March 27, 2018 following an extended illness. Mrs. Manning was born May 20, 1946 in Griffin, Georgia ...

Forsyth

Olga Margarita Trujillo, age 84 of Sterling, VA, passed away Sunday, March 25, 2018.   Funeral services will be held Friday, March 30th&nbs ...
Mattie Belle Harrison Whitmire, age 94, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Gurney Boone Whitmire; parents, A. Linton and ...

Gwinnett

Grady H. Howington, 81, Buford
Grady H. Howington, age 81, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Bernie Breedlove Howington, Buford, GA; daughter and so ...

Habersham

Meredith Rose Rayboy Hall, age 60 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. No local services are planned at this time. An online guest register is available and m ...

Jackson

Lois Wright Edwards, 88, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lois Wright Edwards, age 88 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, March 27, 2018.  Mrs. Edwards was born in Jeffe ...

Lumpkin

Robert Austin Dover, 83, Dahlonega
Robert Austin Dover, 83, of Dahlonega Georgia, passed away March 27, 2018, at his residence following an extended illness. He was surrounded by his three loving daughters. Bo ...
Mr. Cleveland "Poppa Quack" Sherman Miller, age 83, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Mr. Miller was born in Dahlonega on April 9, 1934 to th ...
Cleveland Sherman Miller, 83, Dahlonega
Mr. Cleveland Sherman Miller, age 83, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018.  Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Banister Funeral Home, of ...

Other

Judith Hart Jones, 79, Anniston, AL
Judith Hart Jones, 79, of Anniston, AL passed away in Cumming, GA on March 27, 2018. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonalda ...
Samuel Herbert Self, Arnoldsville
Samuel Herbert Self, age 83 of Arnoldsville, GA passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018.   Born on October 17, 1934 in Madison, GA, he was the son of the late Homer and Ruth ...
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.