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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 20th, 2018

Banks

Clarence Buster Akin, 70, Gillsville
Clarence Buster Akin, age 70, of Gillsville passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Forsyth

Cristina Cruz-Rodriguez 19, of Cumming, Ga passed away June 20, 2018. Cristina was a graduate of Forsyth Central High School. She was also a waitress at Los Rios in Cumming, GA. ...

Gwinnett

Wendy Reynolds Timler, 44, Dacula
Wendy Reynolds Timler, age 44, of Dacula, GA passed away on Monday, June 4, 2018. She is survived by her husband of eighteen years, Jeffrey D. Timler, Dacula, GA; children, Grace T ...

Habersham

Talvern Denver Sanders, 78, Hollywood Community
Talvern Denver Sanders, age 78 of the Hollywood Community, passed away on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Born in Franklin, North Carolina on November 24, 1939 to the late Richard and ...
Eunice “Ann” H. Mercer, 80, Batesville
  Eunice “Ann” H. Mercer, age 80 left her earthly home in the community of Batesville, Habersham County, Georgia and went to her Heavenly Home on Wednesday, May ...

Hall

Kimberly Renea Griffin, 57, Gainesville
Kimberly Renea Griffin, age 57 of Gainesville, passed away on June 20, 2018 at her residence. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 22, 2018 at 11:00am in the Chapel of ...
Michael G. Randall, 82, Gainesville
Michael G. Randall, 82, of Gainesville, GA died Wednesday, June 20, 2018.  A native of Buffalo, NY, Mike was the co-owner of Bell’s IGA Market in Hamburg, NY where he al ...

Jackson

Anita Barrett Hayes, 72, Pendergrass
            Anita Barrett Hayes, age 72 of Pendergrass, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at her residence following an ex ...
Lorenzo Lopez Lopez, 41, Commerce
Mr. Lorenzo Lopez Lopez, age 41, of Commerce, Ga. who passed away on June 20, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital.   Mr. Lopez was the son of the late Antonio ...

Lumpkin

Martha Grogan Fowler, 94, Dahlonega
Martha Grogan Fowler, 94, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday June 20, 2018. Born September 6, 1923 in Dawson County to the late Roy and Lillie Mae Grogan, she lived most of her ...

Stephens

Mr. Hoyt Kenneth “Kent” Andrews, age 82 of 967 Wards Circle, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late H ...
Larry Joe Whiten, 72, Toccoa
Mr. Larry Joe Whiten, age 72 of Oak Creek Circle, Toccoa passed away Monday, June 18, 2018 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Joe Holmes Whiten and Leona Carroll ...
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.