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Local Obits for Sat. Apr 27th, 2019

Forsyth

Reverend Marcus James Boling 78, of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Mr. Boling is predeceased in death by his son Christopher Boling. Marcus is survived ...
TSgt. John L. Bowman, Jr. (USAF Retired), 66 of Cumming passed away Saturday, April 27, 2019.  Born July 5, 1952 in Charlotte, NC, John proudly served in the U.S. Air Force fo ...
Joseph (Joel) Norrie Marcantel, III of Cumming died on April 27, 2019 at Northside Hospital-Forsyth after a short illness. Joel was born on June 23, 1970 in Austin, Texas but moved ...
Dorothea DeMar Wolinsky, 88, passed away suddenly on April 27, 2019, at Antebellum Assisted Living in Cumming, GA. She was born on May 13, 1930 in Brooklyn, NY, to Thomas and Marie ...

Hall

Francis Brown Turner, 96, Flowery Branch
Francis Brown Turner 96, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away April, 27, 2019. A memorial service will be held at Flowery Branch United Methodist Church on May 11, 2019 at 2pm. ...
Bonnie Garrett Adkins, 90, Gainesville
Bonnie Garrett Adkins, Age 90, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away at home. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday April 30th, 2019  at 2:00 p.m.in the chapel of Memoria ...
Peggy Coker, 82, Gainesville
Peggy Coker, age 82, of Gainesville went to her heavenly home on April 27, 2019, at the Phoenix Lodge in Gainesville, GA. Peggy was a devoted wife, mother, "Nanny" to ...
William Bruce "Bill" Dean, 79, Gainesville
William Bruce "Bill" Dean, age 79, of Gainesville, GA  went to his Heavenly home  on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Mr. Dean was born on  August 20, 1939 in ...
Dennis LaWayne 'Wayne' Seymour, 53, Flowery Branch
Dennis LaWayne "Wayne" Seymour age 53 of Flowery Branch, Ga. Died Saturday April 27, 2019 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center of Braselton, Ga. The family will  rec ...
Joe T. Wood, 96, Gainesville
 Joe T. Wood, Sr., age 96, died on April 27, 2019 at his home. Joe was a loving husband, father, son, brother, grandfather and great grandfather. A native of Hall County (w ...

White

Jerry Frances Lance, 77, Cleveland
Jerry Frances Lance, age 77 of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Mr. Lance was born on October 11, 1941 to the late Howard and Dessie Reece Lance.  He w ...
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...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
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.