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Local Obits for Sat. Jun 30th, 2018

Forsyth

Anthony Edwards, 56, Cumming
Anthony L. (Tony) Edwards, 56, of Cumming passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018.  Tony was a member of the Duluth First Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by his gra ...

Gwinnett

Warren W. Mote, 91, Buford
Warren W. Mote, age 91 of Buford, GA died Saturday, June 30, 2018 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Friday, July 6, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memor ...

Habersham

Leola Moore Jameson, 90, Clarkesville
Leola Moore Jameson, age 90 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 30, 2018. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on September 22, 1927, she was t ...

Hall

On June 30, 2018 Malcolm Goss Gunnells “Papa Mac” passed away peacefully as a result of natural causes. Papa Mac was being visited and comforted by family members and f ...
Eleanor Turner Lurie, 77, Gainesville
Eleanor Turner Lurie, age 77, of Gainesville, GA, passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center June 30, 2018. Hillside Chapel Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements w ...
Mary Elizabeth Williams, 61, Gainesville
Celebration of Life Services for Ms. Mary Elizabeth Williams (61) of Gainesville, GA will be held on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 1:00PM at Cross Plains Baptist Church,3230 Cross Plains ...

Jackson

Cheryl Lynn Morales, Maysville
Cheryl Lynn Morales of Maysville, Georgia passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018. Mrs. Morales was born July 29, 1961 to Leland and Myrtle McCravy. She is preceded in death by her ...
Elaine Ramey Beck, 76, Commerce
Dr. Elaine Ramey Beck, D.D.S., 76, passed away following a lengthy battle with cancer on Saturday, June 30th, 2018.  She was born on September 6, 1941, in Bellflower, Californ ...
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.