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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 27th, 2018

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Deborah A. Macks, 62, Winder
Deborah A. Macks, age 62, of Winder, GA passed away Friday, April 27, 2018 at her residence. Born on January 22, 1956 in Chamblee, GA, she was the daughter of Gloria Moulder and ...

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Amanda Diane Pittman, 37, Cumming
Amanda Diane Pittman, age 37, of Cumming, passed away Friday, April 27, 2018. Survivors include her parents, Ronnie and Diane Frix of Cumming; children, Brandi Renee Wallis of C ...

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Jessie McAllister, 74, Mt. Airy
Jessie McAllister, age 74 of Mt. Airy, went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 27, 2018. Born on December 27, 1943, in Brookfield, New York, she was the daughter of the late H ...

Hall

Shirley Ann Hummel Bennett, 54, Flowery Branch
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Shirley Ann Hummel Bennett, age 54 of Flowery Branch, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, April 27, 2018.  Mrs. Bennett was bo ...
Mary Inell Scott, 89, Gainesville
Mary Inell Scott, 89 of Gainesville passed away Friday April 27, 2018 at her residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Scott was the daughter of the late Allen and Dol ...
Martha A. Thompson, 61, Oakwood
Martha A. Thompson, age 61, of Oakwood, GA passed away on Friday, April 27, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, William M. and Martha J. Parsons Thompson; and brothe ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Deborah Ann Fitzgerald Yonce, age 60 of Athens, Georgia (South Jackson Community) who entered into rest Friday, April 27, 2018.  ...

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Cecil Hostetter Blanton, Sr., 86, Barnesville
Cecil Hostetter Blanton, Sr., age 86 of Barnesville, GA passed away Friday, April 27, 2018. Born on Oct. 1, 1931 in Macon, GA, he was the son of the late Forrest Anderson and Eu ...
Michael Reid Misenheimer, age 66, of Dalton, passed away Friday, April 27, 2018. Graveside services will be held Monday, April 30, 2018, at 2:30 pm at Sawnee View Gardens. Rev. ...
Sudie Ann Peace, 44, Monroe
Mrs. Sudie Ann Peace, age 44, of Monroe, Georgia passed away on Friday, April 27, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital, in Athens following an extended illness. Sudie was b ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Geneva Betty Mize Potts, age 85 of Colbert, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, April 27, 2018.  Mrs. Potts was born in Arnold ...

Stephens

Mrs. Irene Hawkins Bollinger, age 88, of Hilltop Way in Toccoa passed away Friday, April 27, 2018 at Pruitt Health of Toccoa. A daughter of the late Roy Lee and Rosa Goble Hawk ...
Helen Fowler Ledford, 71, Toccoa
Mrs. Helen Fowler Ledford age 71 of Toccoa passed away Friday April 27, 2018 at Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late J.D. and Viola Segars Fowler, she was born May 1 ...

White

Steve Arthur Allen, 63, Cleveland
Steve Arthur Allen, age 63 of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, April 27, 2018. Mr. Allen was born on February 8, 1955, in White County, to the late Arthur Esco and Lola Ma ...
Robbie Lee Hogan, 55, Cleveland
Robbie Lee Hogan, age 55, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, April 27, 2018. Mr. Hogan was born in Hall County and lived in White County most of his life.  He was preceded i ...
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.