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Local Obits for Mon. Apr 22nd, 2019

Dawson

Ruthell B. Hudgins, 92, Dawsonville
Ruthell B. Hudgins, age 92, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2019. Ruthell was a loving wife and mother to her family and was a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist C ...

Forsyth

Roy Freeman Gottschalk, Sr., age 89, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2019. He was a member of Cumming First United Methodist Church. He is survived by his child ...

Gwinnett

Barbara “Beth” Hutchins Thompson, age 60, of  Buford, GA, passed away Monday, April 22, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Chris Thompson; pa ...

Habersham

Robert Mitchell Black (Mitch) of Clarkesville passed away April 22, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Mitch was preceded in death by his mo ...
Jace Edward Nix, Inf, Clarkesville
Graveside services for Jace Edward Nix, infant son of Amanda Wall and William Joe Nix of Mt. Airy, will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Hillside Gardens Cemetery. ...

Hall

Carol Woods, 57, Gainesville
  Mrs. Carol Woods, 57, of Maysville died April 22, 2019. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Private services and int ...
Birdis L. Worsham, Gainesville
Birdis L. Worsham was born December 16, 1942. She was the fifth of six children born to Lacy and Mae Worsham. After graduating from Fair Street High School in 1961, she moved to Lo ...

Jackson

Olivia Virginia Cable, 100, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Olivia Virginia Cable, age 100, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Monday, April 22, 2019. Mrs. Cable was born in Quincy, Illi ...

White

Elaine Reid Glover, 73, Cleveland
Mrs. Elaine Reid Glover, age 73, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, April 22, 2019. Mrs. Glover was born to the late Robert and Henrietta Dorsey Reid. She was preceded in death b ...
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.