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Local Obits for Mon. Jun 17th, 2019

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William F. Sigman, 44, Winder
  William F. “Billy” Sigman, III, age 44, of Winder, GA, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019.  He is survived by his father, William Fisher Sigman, mother, M ...

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Florine Tabor Taylor, 96, Clarkesville
Florine Tabor Taylor, age 96 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 17, 2019. Born in Jackson County, Georgia on August 11, 1922, she was a daughter of the la ...

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Patricia Lee Emmett, 77, Gainesville
Patricia Lee Emmett age 77 of Gainesville passed away Monday June 17, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Emmett was born December 27, 1941 in Gainesville to the ...
Cecil H. Johnson, 80, Oakwood
Mr. Cecil H. Johnson age 80 of Oakwood passed away Monday June 17, 2019 at his residence. Mr. Johnson was a native of Gainesville, and was the son of the late Grady Henry and Ru ...
Jonelle Cash, 76, Flowery Branch
Jonelle Cash, 76 of Flowery Branch passed away Monday June 17, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Jackson County, Miss Cash had lived in Hall County for all o ...
Sherry Michelle Oliver, age 42 of Lula, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Oliver was born on September 6, 1976 in Hall County. She was a ...

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Larry Dale Lingerfelt, 61, Dahlonega
Mr. Larry Dale Lingerfelt, age 61, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, June 17, 2019. Larry was born in Lumpkin County on December 10, 1957.  He was preceded in death by his m ...

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Raymond Lloyd Carl, Sr, 84, Cleveland
Raymond Lloyd Carl, Sr., age 84 of Cleveland, Georgia, formerly of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center after a lengthy illness. He is sur ...
Jeanette C. Sutton, 78, Cleveland
Jeanette Cleghorn Sutton, age 78 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2019. Mrs. Sutton was born on February 14, 1941 to the late Clarence and Nellie Brookshire Cleghor ...
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.