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Local Obits for Wed. Mar 28th, 2018

Forsyth

Mark D. Brown, 56, Cumming
Mark D. Brown, 56, of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2018.  Mark was born April 1, 1961 in Toccoa to the late Dwain and Nellie Jo Brown.  He received a Bachelo ...

Habersham

Diane F. Holbrook, 70, Clarkesville
Diane F. Holbrook, age 70 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Born in Franklin County, Georgia on March 11, 1948, she was a daug ...
Tina Sue Seabolt, 56, Alto
Funeral services for Tina Sue Seabolt, age 56, of Alto will be held at 1:00 PM, Friday, March 30, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Kenneth McEntire will officiate w ...

Hall

Marianne S. Callaway, 68, Gainesville
Marianne S. Callaway, 68, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. A memorial service will be hel ...
Walt Snelling was a man of great worth.  He loved this family, his community, his nation and above all His Lord. He went to be with his Lord March 28, 2018. Walt attended G ...
Margaret Griffin Yonce, 83, Gillsville
Margaret Griffin Yonce age 83 went to be with the Lord on March 28, 2018.  She was born in Hall County on February 2, 1935 to the late Buck Griffin and Ina Colbert Griffin. & ...

Lumpkin

Danny Lee Kerns Sr, 62, Dahlonega
Mr. Danny Lee Kerns Sr., age 62, of Dahlonega, passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Mr. Kerns was born in Lumpkin County on December 29, 1955 to the late George and Mary Jane ...

Stephens

Clifton Bernard Stowe, 52, Martin
Mr. Clifton Bernard Stowe, age 52, of Avalon Road in Martin, Georgia passed away Monday, March 26, 2018 at his home.   The son of Mr. James C. Stowe and the late Diane D ...

White

Mary Daugherty, 78, Cleveland
Mary Daugherty, age 78 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home of Cl ...
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.