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Local Obits for Sat. Oct 5th, 2019

Dawson

Dr. James Con Parker, 76, Dawsonville
Dr. James Conn Parker, age 76, Dawsonville, GA, passed away October 5, 2019 at 6:10 AM after an extended illness. He was a twenty six year resident of Dahlonega, GA from 1975-2001. ...
Kate Cranford Evans, 89, Dawsonville
Kate Cranford Evans, 89, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday October 5, 2019 at Evergreen Terrace following a period of declining health. Born May 7, 1930 to the late Henry and ...

Forsyth

Sean and Morgan Noe, 12, Cumming
Shaun Christopher Noe, Jr, age 12, and Laura Morgan Noe, age 9, of Cumming, GA passed away October 05, 2019. They are survived by parents; Shaun & Robyn Noe, of Cumming, gra ...

Gwinnett

Mrs. Neoma Moore Strickland, age 90, of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her husband of twenty-seven years, Marvin Strickland.&n ...
Brenda Bradford Seabolt, age 71, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sheila Wilkerson; father. John Bradford; m ...

Habersham

Rev. Curtis Wayne Conley, 80, Cornelia
Rev. Curtis Wayne Conley, age 80 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 05, 2019. Born in Athens, Georgia on September 08, 1939, he was a son of ...

Hall

Elaine Sexton Joy, 64, Oakwood
Elaine Sexton Joy age 64 of Oakwood passed away Saturday Oct. 5, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Elaine was born Oct. 20, 1954 in Gainesville to Helen Watson Capps &am ...
Sandra Watson Lampton, 81, Gainesville
Sandra Watson Lampton of Gainesville went to her celestial home on October 5 after an extended illness, during which she exhibited courage and hope, despite increasingly difficult ...
Kenneth Lamar McIntyre, 58, Gainesville
Kenneth Lamar McIntyre, 58, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Oc ...
Dannie Joe Poole, 90, Gillsville
Dannie Joe Poole age 90 of Gillsville passed away Saturday Oct. 5, 2019 at his residence. Mr. Poole was born April 30, 1929 in Gainesville to the late Marcus Andrew & Myrtle ...
Christopher Blake Sexton, 49, Gainesville
Christopher Blake Sexton, 49, of Gainesville passed away suddenly on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Emory Hospital. Private Graveside services will be held at Memorial Park Cemete ...

Jackson

David Larue Knorr, 71, Commerce
  Mr. David Larue Knorr, age 71, of Commerce died Saturday, October 5, 2019 at his residence.  Mr. Knorr was a gentle soul and was born in Berwick, PA to Patty Paterso ...
Mazie Ann Craig Venable, 93, Jefferson
Mazie Ann Craig Venable, age 93, of Jefferson, GA died Saturday, October 5, 2019 at her residence.  Ms. Venable was born in Homer to the late Harry Wright and Clara Bell Dills ...

Other

Joanne Sosebee Smallwood, 88, Fayetteville
Joanne Sosebee Smallwood, 88, of Fayetteville passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019 at her home at Azalea Estates Assisted Living. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on ...

Stephens

Mr. Henry Edward “Eddie” Bolmon, age 70 of Robinson Way, Toccoa passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019 at his residence. A son of Vinnie Robinson Bolmon and the late ...
Mrs. Betty Sue Adams English, age 85 of Talmadge Drive Toccoa, passed away Saturday October 5, 2019 at Habersham Home West. A daughter of the late Grady J. and Flora Ellen Whitl ...
Danny Eugene Pickens, 62, Martin
Danny Eugene Pickens age 62 of Martin, passed away Saturday October 5, 2019 at His residence. A son of Bobby Pickens and the late Mary Evelyn Partain Pickens, he was born Decemb ...

Towns

Reuben Glen Davis, Sr., 79, Hiawassee
Reuben Glen Davis, Sr., age 79, of Hiawassee, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Burt and Ruby Davi ...
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.