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Local Obits for Mon. Sep 24th, 2018

Habersham

Christine M. Gannon, age 51, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Monday, September 24, 2018. No formal services will be held. Those wishing to express online condolences to the ...
Bobby Joe Parks, Sr, 69, Mt. Airy
  Memorial services for Bobby Joe Parks, Sr., age 69, of Mt. Airy will be held at 3:00 PM, Friday, September 28, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Pastor Mike Thomas of ...
Nathan William “Nate” Marple, age 71 of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Monday, September 24, 2018. Born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania on February 22, 1947, he ...

Hall

Dwight Kilby, 74, Gainesville
  There was a grand celebration in heaven on September 24, 2018, as Dwight Kilby, age 74, entered into the realm of Glory.  Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Thur ...
Gregory “Greg” Charles Dunagan, age 63, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, September 24, 2018. He was born in San Francisco, CA to the late Charles James and Eve ...
Frances Smith Johnson, 94, Gainesville
Frances Smith Johnson age 94 of Gainesville, GA passed away on September 24, 2018. She was a native of Long Island New York. Fran Johnson served as a secretary to General Eisenhowe ...
Molly Megan Jones, 33, Gainesville
Molly Megan Jones passed away on September 24, 2018 ending her brave and enduring struggle with illness. A Gainesville, Georgia resident, she was born on September 17, 1985. She at ...
Dora Bailey Wansley, 70, Buford
 The Home Going Celebration Service for Mrs. Dora Nell Bailey Wansley of Buford, Ga., will be held Saturday, September 29, 2018, 11a.m., at Mount Zion Baptist Church,&nbs ...

White

Bonnie Inell Adams, 88, Cleveland
Bonnie Inell Adams, age 88 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, September 24, 2018. Mrs. Adams was born in White County to the late Spencer and Conie Nix Roper.  She worked ...
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.