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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jan 1st, 2020

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Duane Pasquale Gatto, 88, Cumming
Duane Pasquale Gatto, age 88, of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. He was born in 1931, to the late Peter and Catherine Gatto. He attended Bethelview United Me ...

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Ralph Carl Ivey, 91, Gainesville
Ralph Carl Ivey age 91 of Gainesville died Wednesday January 1, 2020 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Saturday January 4, 2020 at the First Con ...
Tommy Eugene Wilson, 56, Gainesville
Tommy Eugene Wilson, 56 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday January 1, 2020 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Wilson was self-employed and was of the Ba ...
John T. Smith Jr, Gainesville
John T. Smith Jr, our beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather and Friend, died at his home on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. A Memorial Service to celebrate his life will be held on S ...
John Thomas Smith, Jr, 82, Gainesville
John Thomas Smith, Jr., 82 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday January 1, 2020 at his residence. A Celebration of life service will be held at a later date. Little & Dav ...

Jackson

Ms. Nancy Estelle Barlowe age 93 of Talmo, Ga passed away on Wednesday January 01, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness.      Funeral se ...

Stephens

Martha Lawson, 96, Toccoa
Mrs. Martha Jolee Henderson Lawson, age 96 of Currahee Ridge Road, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late D.A. and Maude L ...

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Helen Sirochman Mott, 90, Sautee
Helen Mott, a dearly beloved member of the Sautee-Nacoochee community, departed this earth on December 14, 2019. She made her transition surrounded by loving family and friends.&nb ...
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.