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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Apr 14th, 2019

Dawson

Teresa "Terry" Waters McElroy, 70, of Dawsonville, GA passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019 following an extended illness.  Born June 16, 1948 and raised in Mableton, G ...

Forsyth

Pamela Priscilla Juhan, 61, Cumming
  Pamela Priscilla Juhan, age 61, passed on Sunday, April 14th after a 3 ½ year battle with pancreatic cancer. She is preceded in death by her father, Byron D. Juhan ...
Sarah Elizabeth Meers, 67, Cumming
Sarah Elizabeth Meers, age 67, of Holbrook Campground, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019. She was a loving wife, mother, grannie, sister and friend to many. Beth enjoyed gardening ...

Gwinnett

Virginia Elizabeth Cofield, age 91, of Dacula, GA, died Sunday, April 14, 2019. A graveside service will be held Friday, April 19, 2019 at 1 PM at North Atlanta Memorial Park, M ...
Thomas “T J” Jones, 63, Sugar Hill
Thomas “T J” Jones, age 63, of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his father, Erwin Jones; and brother, Jarred Jones. ...
Jemima Manohar, 83, Lawrenceville
Jemima Manohar, age 83, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019. She is survived by her  children Inez B. Vaddepally and Daniel Oswald Vaddepally; grandchil ...
Barbara Wynell Southerland, age 87, of Buford, GA and formerly of Norcross, GA passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Her first husband, Herman Crocker, and her son, Tony Crocker, ...
Barbara Stringer Jones, age 90 of Buford, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019 following an extended illness. She was preceded in death by her husband James Clay Jones; parents ...
Pete Pete Shoemake, 60, Cumming
Pete Shoemake 60, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Pete was predeceased by his Mother and father Stanley and Betty Morris. Pete was survived by his ...
Mrs. Tereon La'Wanda D. Poole was born December 6, 1951 in Buford, Georgia to Mr. and Mrs. William and Joyce Dunahoo. She departed this life after a lengthy illness on April ...

Habersham

Sandra Kay Barrett, 74, Baldwin
 Sandra Kay Barrett, age 74, of Baldwin, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 14, 2019 following a brief illness.  Mrs. Barrett was born on March 7, ...

Hall

Marguerite Stringer Judson, 83, Gainesville
Marguerite Stringer Judson passed away on April 14, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. She was 83 years old. Born in Gainesville on February 28, 1936 to Charles Clinton Stri ...

Jackson

Memorial Services for Robert (Bobby) Eugene Driggers will be held at 441 Jimmy Reynolds Drive, Jefferson, GA on April 27, 2019. He passed away peacefully on April 14, 2019 at ho ...
Eugene Hooper, 81, Commerce
Mr. Eugene Hooper, age 81, of Commerce died Sunday, April 14, 2019 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Hooper was born in Homer to the late, Leonard and Grace Ray ...
Barbara Corbin Sudderth, 79, Jefferson
Barbara Corbin Sudderth, age 79, of Jefferson, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty years, Bill ...

Other

Martha Carol Collett, 63, Athens
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Martha Carol Collett, age 63, of Athens, Georgia in the South Jackson community, went home to her loving God on Sunday, April 14, 201 ...
Ronald Cenderelli, 79, Alpharetta
Ronald Cenderelli 79, of Alpharetta, GA passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Visitation will be on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 10:30am until 11am at McDonald and Son Funera ...
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.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.