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Local Obits for Sun. Oct 27th, 2019

Forsyth

Col. David Joseph Evans, Sr., (USAF retired) age 92, of Cumming, GA., passed away Sunday, October 27, 2019. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. Dave was preceded in death by h ...
Fred Henry Overton, Jr. was born in Crofton, KY on 11/9/38 to Fred Henry Overton, Sr. and Irene Haskins.  He grew up working in the tobacco fields, fishing and playing basketb ...

Gwinnett

Walter E. Nix, Buford
Walter E. Nix, November 13, 1945 - October 27, 2019.  He is survived by his wife of twenty-four years, Linda Nix; mother-in-law, Lyman and Jeanette Sudderth Mauldin; brothers ...
John C. Upchurch, 63, Sugar Hill
John C. “Johnny” Upchurch, Jr., age 63, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Sunday, October 27, 2019.  He is survived by his wife, Frankie Upchurch, Sugar Hill, GA; p ...

Habersham

Floyd Lee Tomlin, 59, Cornelia
Floyd Lee Tomlin, age 59, of Cornelia, passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2019. Born on August 20, 1960, in Atlanta, he was a son of the late Amos and Florence Cunningham Tomlin ...

Hall

Verna Sampson Davis, 95, Gainesville formerly of Skylake Community
Verna Sampson Davis, age 95, of Gainesville, Georgia formerly of the Skylake Community passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2019. Mrs. Davis was born on May 9, 1924 in Lucas Count ...
Mrs. Catheryn “Cathy” L. Martin, age 72, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2019. Mrs. Martin is proceeded in death by her parents, William and ...
Janis Lee Pichetto, 69, Flowery Branch
Janis Lee Pichetto (née Anderson), 69, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2019.  She was born January 25, 1950 to Charles and Valda Anderson in S ...
Edward Shock, Jr., 52, Gainesville
Edward Shock, Jr, 52 of Gainesville passed away Sunday, October 27, 2019 at Gwinnett Northside Medical Center. Funeral services will be announced later. Born on December 9, 1 ...
Glenda J. Wallace, 76, Gainesville
Glenda J. Wallace, 76,  of Gainesville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 27th. She is preceded in death by her daughter Melanie Wallace, her mother, Doris Small Hale ...

Jackson

Molly "Jeanette" Willie, 70, Hoschton
Mrs. Molly “Jeanette” Willie, age 70, of Hoschton passed away Saturday, October 26, 2019. Memorial Services will be 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 29, 2019 in the Chape ...
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.