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Local Obits for Wed. Nov 11th, 2020

Gwinnett

Ronald William Peevy, 74, Buford
  Ronald William Peevy, age 74, of Buford, GA passed away November 11, 2020.  He is preceded in death by his father, Prince R. Peevy; mother, Evelyn Clark Peevy; broth ...
John E. Osborn, 87, Dacula
John E. Osborn, age 87, of Dacula, GA passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. He is survived by his wife of thirty-six years, Rita Osborn; children, James G. Osborn, Lawrencev ...

Habersham

Brenda Ann Hollan Bell, 71, Cornelia
Brenda Ann Hollan Bell age 71 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Born in Bal ...
Sarah Louise Gibson King, 84, Cornelia
Sarah Louise Gibson King, age 84 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2020.  Born in Cornelia, Georgia on July 10, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Will ...
Birdie Lee Moss, 94, Clarkesville
Birdie Lee Moss, age 94 of Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2020. Born on February 6, 1926 in the Habersham Mill Community, Birdie was the daughter of the late ...
Joyce Ann Bash Wood, 78, Clarkesville
Joyce Ann Bash Wood, age 78 of Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2020. Born in Washington Township, Pennsylvania on April 6, 1942, Mrs. Wood was the daughter of ...

Hall

Walter Wayne Gresham, 75, Gainesville
Walter Wayne Gresham, age 75, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2020. He was born in Loganville, GA and was the son of the late Homer and Cassie Vera Wade G ...
Helen Lucille Harrison, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Helen Lucille Harrison, 85, of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2020 following an extended illness. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturda ...
Douglas Morgan Elrod, 80, Gainesville
Douglas Morgan Elrod, 80 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at his residence. Born in Franklin County, Mr. Elrod had lived in Hall County for most of his li ...
Aaron Head, 41, Gainesville
Mr. Aaron Head, age 41, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. He was born on May 16, 1979 in Gainesville, Georgia to Thomas Alton Head and the late Virginia S ...
Louise Harwell Vandiver, 92, Gainesville
  Mrs. Louise Harwell Vandiver, age 92, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, November 11, 2020. Graveside services are scheduled for 1:00 pm Satur ...

Jackson

Phillip M. Bagwell, 58, Commerce
Phillip M. Bagwell, age 58 of Commerce, GA passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 at his residence. Born on Nov. 9, 1962 in Commerce, GA., Mr. Bagwell was the son of Bertie Mea ...
Bonnie Leachman Morgan, 79, Commerce
Bonnie Leachman Morgan, age 79 of Commerce, GA passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 at her residence.   Born on Dec. 26, 1940 in Banks County, GA, Mrs. Morgan was ...
Donald Lee Walker, 74, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Donald Lee Walker, age 74, of Jefferson, who passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. Mr. Walker was born in Montana, a son t ...

Lumpkin

Robin Marie Willis, 55, Dahlonega
  Mrs. Robin Marie Willis, age 55, of Dahlonega passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 11, 2020 after a short illness. Robin was born in Suffern, New York on January ...
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.