Local Obits for Sun. Sep 16th, 2018
David B. “Dave” Sutton, 81, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday September 16, 2018 following a period of declining health.
Born February 15, 1937 in Franklin, North Ca ...
Arlo Elwood Ferguson, 95, of Cumming passed away Saturday, September 15, 2018. A U.S. Army veteran serving in World War II, Mr. Ferguson retired from the U.S. Civil Service i ...
Ada Marguerite Burkett, age 93 of Dacula, GA, died Sunday, September 16, 2018. Ms. Burkett has been cremated and no services are planned at this time. Ms. Burkett was born in Londo ...
Troy McEntire, age 72 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2018.
Born in Mt. Airy, Georgia on October 22, 1945, to the late John Henry and Edith ...
Thomas “Tom” Andrew Wagner, Sr., age 73 of Flowery Branch, Ga. passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018.
Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonv ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Martha Bond Landrum, age 63 of Athens, Georgia (South Jackson Community) who entered into rest Sunday, September 16, 2018.
Dorothy M. Garrison, age 93, of Martin, GA passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2018.
She was preceded in death by her husband of twenty-five years, Mitchell Garrison and her fi ...
Mr. Danny Garlin Sherrill, age 59 of Rock Quarry Circle, Toccoa passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Emory University Hospital.
A son of the late Garlin and Fannie Mae Butl ...
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.