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Local Obits for Mon. Apr 1st, 2019

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David Arthur Brown, 72, Auburn
Mr. David Arthur Brown, age 72, of Auburn passed away Monday, April 1, 2019 at Emory University Hospital. Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Mr. Brown was born F ...

Dawson

Robert "Bob" Harris Taylor, 82, Dawsonville
Robert "Bob" Harris Taylor, 82 of Dawsonville, GA passed away peacefully on Monday, April 1, 2019 at North Georgia Assisted Living, Dawsonville, GA.  He was born to ...

Forsyth

Joe “Jug” Mullinax, 81, Cumming
Joe “Jug” Mullinax, age 81, of Cumming, Ga, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2019. He was born in 1938, to the late Laburn and Blondeen Mullinax. He was a member of Coun ...

Habersham

Susan Annette Thompson Ivey, age 57, of Cornelia went home to be with her Saviour Jesus Christ on Monday, April 1, 2019. Mrs. Ivey was born as the fifth daughter of JC and ...
Robert H. "Bob" Tidwell, 81, Clarkesville
Memorial services for Robert H. "Bob" Tidwell, age 81 of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Tim Tanner o ...
William Lloyd Cathey, age 63, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Monday, April 1, 2019 following an extended illness. Mr. Cathey was born on September 5, 1955 in Habersham County, ...
Dr. A. Eli Dunagan, 77, Mt. Airy
Dr. A. Eli Dunagan, age 77, of Mt. Airy, GA, went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 1, 2019. Dr. Dunagan was born on December 5, 1941, in Jackson Co., GA, to the late Coleman ...

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William Ronnie Dale, 54, Gillsville
William Ronnie Dale, 54, of Gillsville passed away April 1, 2019 following an extended illness. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 5, 2019 in the Chap ...
Maria Celia “La Gitana” Fowler, 59, of Gainesville passed away Monday April 1, 2019 at her residence.  Maria was born on November 18, 1959 in Caracas, Venezuela to ...
Yvonne Parker, 76, Gillsville
Memorial services are scheduled for Sunday April 7, 2019 at 3 p.m. for Yvonne Parker, 76, of Gillsville. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral ...

Jackson

Horace Randall Johnson, 85, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Horace Randall Johnson, age 85 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, April 1, 2019.  Mr. Johnson was born in Hoschto ...

Other

Henry Grady Brown, 76, Colbert
Henry Grady Brown, age 76 of Colbert, GA passed away Monday, April 1, 2019.   Born on Nov. 16, 1942 in Danielsville, GA, he was the son of the late Jessie and Mollie Sim ...
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.