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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jun 19th, 2019

Dawson

Jeanne Foley, 80, Dawsonville
Jeanne Foley, 80, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday June 19, 2019 at The Phoenix at Lake Lanier following a period of declining health. Born February 9, 1939 in Dushore, Penn ...

Forsyth

Shirley Anne Moffet, 82, Cumming
Ms. Shirley Anne Moffet 82, of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Shirley is predeceased in death by her beloved husband David Harry Moffet JR. She is survi ...

Hall

James O. Cantrell, 86, Gainesville
James O. Cantrell, age 86, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  He was a lifelong resident of Hall County. He was preceded in death by ...
Angelica "Noli" Nevares, 13, Gainesville
Angelica "Noli" Nevares, age 13, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Funeral Mass is scheduled for 2:00 PM Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Hillside Chapel Funeral Home in ...
Doris Campbell Reynolds of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on June 19, 2019 at her home after an extended illness. She was born on May 9, 1929 in Hall County, Georgia and was the ...
Evelyn Grogan Walls, 89, Gainesville
Evelyn Grogan Walls “Granna”, 89, went to her Lord & Savior peacefully on June 19, 2019 with her family by her side.  Evelyn was preceded in death by her husba ...

Jackson

Katie Mae Nix, 80, Commerce
Katie Mae Nix, age 80, of Commerce died Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital.  Mrs. Nix was born in South Carolina to the late, Thomas Roy and Luvee Hembree A ...

Lumpkin

J.W. "Cotton" Harkins, 91, Dahlonega
J.W. “Cotton” Harkins, age 91, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Mr. Harkins was born in Suches, GA on August 6, 1927 to the late Ben and Alice Stov ...

Other

George Larry Culpepper, 80, Atlanta
George Larry Culpepper, 80, of Atlanta, died peacefully Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Larry was born February 15, 1939 in Shorterville, Alabama, the son of the late Everette and Ern ...

White

Raymond Lloyd, 77, Cleveland
Raymond Lloyd  JANUARY 31, 1942 ~ JUNE 18, 2019  Age 77 of Cleveland, Georgia  Funeral service Thursday June 20, 2019 12:00 pm at Chattahoochee Baptist Church C ...
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.