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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jun 23rd, 2019

Gwinnett

Lawrence F. “Larry” Iker, 87, Lawrenceville
Lawrence F. “Larry” Iker, age 87, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-two years, Marilyn Woodya ...

Habersham

Ursula E. Garland, 78, Cornelia
Ursula E. Galland Mann, age 78 of Mt. Airy, passed away June 23, 2019. Born in Heidelberg, Germany on December 31, 1940, Mrs. Mann was the daughter of the late Hans and Hildegar ...
Betty Hyde, 86, Gainesville
Betty Hyde, 86, of Gainesville died June 22, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Memorial Park South.  

Lumpkin

Jack Frank Chapman, 94, Dahlonega
Jack Frank Chapman, 94 of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Sunday Junes 23, 2019. He was born in Akron, Ohio on October 19, 1924, to the late Leonard and Lela Chapman. He was also ...

Other

Darlene Farrell Bost, 77, Roswell
Darlene Farrell Bost, age 77, of Roswell, Georgia passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019. Darlene Bost's first love was the violin.  As a classically trained violinist, she ...
Deloana Turner Griffin, 69, Adairsville
Deloana Turner Griffin, of Adairsville, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019, surrounded by her family at Northside Hospital Forsyth after a short battle with cancer at the age of ...

Stephens

Junior Rickey Hayes, 64, Toccoa
Mr. Junior Rickey Hayes, age 64 of Mountain View Road, Toccoa passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Arthur and Nellie Ivester Haye ...

White

Gary Lamar Lamb, 61, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home & Cremation Services announces that Gary Lamar Lamb, 61 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019. A Celebration of Life will be he ...
Patti Lynn Lange, 63, Cleveland
Patti Lynn Lange, age 63, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019. Mrs. Lange was born in El Paso, Texas to the late Walter Eugene and Betty Joyce Woodruff Polk.  S ...
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.