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Local Obits for Fri. Jan 3rd, 2020

Forsyth

Carol Eck, 87, Cumming
Carol Eck, 87, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on January 3, 2020. Carol was born in Pittsburgh, PA on February 1, 1932 to William and Jean Masters. Carol earned her nursing ...

Gwinnett

Margaret Kilgore Patton, age 87, Dacula, GA passed away on Friday, January 3, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-two years, A. T. Patton; parents, Willis and A ...

Habersham

Patricia Ann Wright Benson, 83, Clarkesville
Patricia Ann Wright Benson, age 83, of Clarkesville, passed away on Friday, January 3, 2020. Born on October 9, 1936, in Pensacola, Florida, she was a daughter of the late Claud ...
Brandy Lynn Wilson, 32, Alto
Brandy Lynn Wilson, age 32 of Alto, passed away on Friday, January 03, 2020. Born on June 07, 1987, in Brooksville, Florida, she was a daughter of Adam Glenn and Revonda Kirklan ...

Hall

James Lester Lint, Sr, 71, Gainesville
James Lester Lint, Sr. died after an extended illness in his home on January 3, 2020, at the age of 71. James is survived by his children James Lester Lint, Jr. and his spouse, ...
James Marion Deaton, 90, Oakwood
James Marion Deaton, 90, of Oakwood passed away peacefully on January 3, 2020.   Mr. Deaton was born to the late Hubert A, and Reba Deaton in Winder, Georgia. He is prec ...
Donna Kae Kirby Smith, 56, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Donna Kae Kirby Smith, age 56, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, January 3, 2020 peacefully at home with her family. Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Janu ...

Jackson

Jacqueline Ciraval, 60, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Jacqueline “Jackie” Lawson Carloss Ciraval, age 60 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, January 3, 2020.&nb ...
Bonnie Sue Cofield Elrod, 73, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Bonnie Sue Cofield Elrod, age 73 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, January 3, 2020.  Ms. Elrod was born in Pende ...
Sharon Ann Tanner May, 66, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Sharon Ann Tanner May, age 66 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, January 3, 2020.  Mrs. May was born in Atlanta ...

Lumpkin

Alena Leigh Roberts, 28, Dahlonega
Alena Leigh Roberts, age 28, passed away Friday morning January 3, in the comfort of her home in Dahlonega Georgia surrounded by her family and loved ones. Alena was born in Carter ...

Other

Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Charlotte Angline Parham of Comer, Ga who passed away Jan. 3, 2020.  Survivors include a daughter Delane (Bill) Munda of Commerce, a S ...

Rabun

Steven Robert Luster, 60, Clayton
Steven Robert Luster, age 60, of Clayton, Ga., passed away January 3, 2020. He was the son of the late Robert A. and Jewell Ellen Jarrard Luster. He was a Master Mason and was P ...
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.