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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 12th, 2018

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Viola Ella Moore, age 89, of Winder passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018. Memorial services will be held 11:00 am Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Morningside Baptist Church. Pastor Bil ...

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Lynn Eason, Cumming
Lynn Eason passed away August 12 in Cumming, GA.  Lynn was born in Baltimore, Md and lived in Lake Forest, IL. She is the daughter of the late John H. and Irene M. Mangle. ...
Essie G. Williams, 99, Cumming
Essie G. Williams, 99, of Cumming passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Essie is preceded in death by her husband, Joe W ...

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Mark L. Martin, 62, Buford
Mark L. Martin, age 62, of Buford. GA, passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018.  He was preceded in death by his father, Ronald Martin.  Mr. Martin is survived by his wife ...

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Johnny Satterfield, 68, Gainesville
Memorial Services will be held 3:00pm Friday in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Johnny Satterfield , 68 ,of Gainesville . Mr. Satterfield passed away on August 12, 2018 . The family ...
James Alvin Beasley, 79, Gainesville
Mr. James Alvin Beasley, 79 of Gainesville passed away Sunday August 12, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Beasley was retire ...

Jackson

Danny Eugene Cooper, 80, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Danny Eugene Cooper, age 80, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018. Mr. Cooper was born in Between, Georgia, a son ...

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Joseph Klein Strickland, Jr., 73, Sautee Nacoochee
Joseph Kline Strickland, Jr., age 73 of Sautee, passed away on August 12, 2018. Mr. Strickland was born on November 1, 1944, in Walterboro, South Carolina, to the late Joseph Kl ...
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...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
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.