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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 22nd, 2019

Dawson

Pamela Lynn “Pam” Ritter, 54, Dawsonville
Pamela Lynn “Pam” Ritter, 53, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 22, 2019 at her residence following a sudden illness. Pam was born June 18, 1965 in Atlanta ...

Forsyth

John Walton Merck, 83, Cumming
John Walton Merck, age 83 of Cumming, formerly of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, February 22, 2019. Born on March 28, 1935 in Cornelia, he was a son of the late Walton Merck a ...
Linda Cloud Noles, 71, Cumming
Linda Cloud Noles, age 71, of Cumming, passed away Friday, February 22, 2019. Linda was a loving and devoted wife and mother and Casey and Clay’s Nana. She always put her ...

Hall

Marilyn Sue Spires, 75, Gainesville
Marilyn Sue Spires, age 75 passed peacefully on February 22, 2019 in Gainesville, Ga.  She was born on April 22, 1943 in Morgan County, Ohio to the late Ralph and Jessie Wells ...
Clifton Chamblee Strickland, 89, Gainesville
Clifton Chamblee Strickland, 89 of Gainesville passed away Friday, February 22, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Tiger, GA to the late William Daniel and Inez Chamblee Stri ...
Carrie Marie Lindsey Bryant, 86, Gainesville
Carrie Marie Lindsey Bryant, 86, of Gainesville passed away Friday, February 22, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be ...
Guillermo Sanchez Galindo, 73, Gainesville
Mr. Guillermo Sanchez Galindo age 73 of Gainesville passed away on Friday February 22, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services a ...
J. C. "Jake" Guyton, 93, Gainesville
J.C. (Jake) Guyton, 93, of Gainesville passed away, Friday, February 22, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Fe ...
Ann Louise Weatherly Michael, 93, Gainesville
Mrs. Ann Louise Weatherly Michael age 93 of Gainesville, Georgia went to be with the Lord in the early morning hours of Friday, February 22, 2019.   A native of Jack ...
Roy Lenard Miller, 80, Flowery Branch
Mr. Roy Lenard Miller, age 80 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Friday, February 22, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Mond ...
Joey Overman, 16, Buford
Joey Overman, age 16 of Buford, GA, died suddenly Friday, February 22, 2019. A funeral service will be held Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 6 PM at Sugar Hill Church. Pastor Tripp A ...

Jackson

Joann Marlow, 85, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Miss Joann Marlow, age 85 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, February 22, 2019.  Miss Marlow was born in Pendergra ...
Hayden J. Potts, 73, Braselton
Mr. Hayden J. Potts, age 73, of Braselton passed away Friday, February 22, 2019 at Piedmont – Athens Regional Hospital, surrounded by his family.   Graveside Servi ...
Ross Meredith Robinson, 82, Braselton
Mr. Ross Meredith Robinson age 82 of Braselton, Ga passed away on Friday February 22, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness.           Mem ...

Other

J. Walter Lynch, 88, Athens
J. Walter Lynch, age 88, of Athens, Georgia passed away on Friday, February 22nd, 2019 after a short illness. Mr. Lynch was born on Friday, March 28th, 1930 in Cornelia, Georgia ...
Leroy Simmons, 80, Carrollton
Mr. Leroy Simmons, age 80, of Carrollton passed away Friday, February 22, 2019 at Tanner Medical Center, surrounded by his family. Graveside Services will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday ...
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.