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Local Obits for Thu. May 31st, 2018

Banks

Mrs. Juanita LaRose Brown, age 87, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, May 31, 2018 at her residence.  Mrs. Brown was born in Commerce to the late Perry and Rosa Lee Edwards Webb.& ...

Barrow

Rita Pilgrim, 52, Auburn
Rita Pilgrim, age 52, of Auburn, Georgia passed away on May 31, 2018. Rita is preceded in death by her step-father Ronald Evans and father Charles Everett Johnson. She is surviv ...

Gwinnett

Tanja Lakisha Phelps Brownlee, age 35, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Randall Brownlee, Buford, GA; children, Isiah Brownlee, ...
Lanell Fowler, 85, Buford
Lanell Fowler, age 85, of Buford passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018.  Beloved mother of three, Ms. Fowler grew up in Athens and moved to Atlanta when was only sixteen years ol ...

Habersham

Boyce “Bugs” Martin, age 77, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Mr. Martin was born June 19, 1940 in Banks County, Georgia to the late Vance and ...

Hall

   Patsy Sue McFarland, age 63 of Lula, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.             Funeral se ...
Mr. Uel Henry Patrick Sawyer, age 87 of Oakwood, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Waterford Assisted Living following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled ...

Other

Fern McCurry Lavinder, 89, St. Simons Island
Fern McCurry Lavinder, age 89 of St. Simons Island, GA, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018 after a battle with Alzheimer’s. A funeral service will be held Monday, June 4, 201 ...

White

Marvin L. “Junior” Worrell, Sr, age 77, of Cleveland, GA passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Shawn Peppers. Mr. Worrell is sur ...
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.