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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 16th, 2019

Banks

Howard William Crane, 90, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Howard William Crane, age 90 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, August 16, 2019.  Mr. Crane was born in Homer, G ...
Ellen Venida Aaron Reems, age 90, of Homer, Georgia, passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019. Born on March 10, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia; she was a daughter of the late Abbie Ef ...

Hall

Ethel Ruby Jane Phillips, age 85, of Oakwood, GA passed away Friday, August 16, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Bellew.  Mrs. Phillips is survived by ch ...
Virginia Smith, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Virginia Smith, 79, passed away Friday, August 16, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center after an extend illness. A graveside service for Mrs. Smith is set for Monday, A ...

Jackson

Yvonne Elizabeth Danson, 92, Pendergrass
Yvonne Elizabeth Danson, "Bonnie," age 92, of Pendergrass, GA, passed peacefully in her sleep, on Friday, August 16, 2019. She was born in Miami, Florida on May 4, 1927, ...
Timothy J. “Timmy” Massey, age 37, of Hoschton, GA passed away at his residence surrounded by his family on Friday, August 16, 2019. He was preceded in death by his ...

Other

Robert Emory Gilmore, Jr., 58, Hiawassee
Robert Emory Gilmore, Jr., age 58, of Hiawassee, GA. passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019. Robert attended and graduated from Northwood Institute of Technology. He spent most of ...
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.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.