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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Nov 8th, 2020

Dawson

Donna Elaine Jones, 52, Dawsonville
Donna Elaine Jones, 52 of Dawsonville, GA passed away suddenly on Sunday, November 8, 2020.  She was born to the late Donald and Lucy Jones.  She loved to go to concerts ...

Forsyth

Thora Tweed, 86, Cumming
Thora Tweed 86, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Sunday, November 8th, 2020. No services are currently scheduled. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...
Ali Allen Zoughi, Sandy Springs and Cumming
  Ali Allen Zoughi of Sandy Springs and Cumming passed away Sunday, November 8, 2020. Survivors include his wife Pamela Zoughi, daughter Amanda and son Jonathan Allen ...
Rhea Danielle Poole, 43, Cumming
Rhea Danielle Poole, age 43, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020. She was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. Rhea enjoyed fixing hair, makeup, ...
Sarah Jane (Sally) Roehm passed away at the age of 87 on November 8, 2020. Sally is survived by her beloved husband, Harper Roehm, of Cumming, GA; her daughter and son-in-law, J ...

Gwinnett

Eileen J. Wheeler Howard, 69, Braselton
Eileen J. Wheeler Howard, age 69, of Braselton, GA passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Mildred Wheeler and brother, Glen ...
William "Bill" H. Shepherd, 75, of Buford died Sunday November 8, 2020. Little & Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville.

Habersham

William Howard Burke, 83, Demorest
William Howard Burke, of Demorest, Georgia, loving husband and father of three sons, passed away at the age of 83. Howard was born on July 28, 1937 in Habersham County, Geo ...
Robert Conway Hackney, 96, Clarkesville
Robert C. Hackney, age 96, of Clarkesville, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020. Mr. Hackney was born on September 29, 1924, in Wichita Falls, Texas, to the late Milard and ...
Mike D. "Catfish" Hall, 66, Baldwin
Mike D. "Catfish" Hall, age 66, of Baldwin, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 8, 2020, following a sudden illness. Mr. Hall was born on September 1 ...
Donnie Murray, 67, Clarkesville
Donnie Murray, age 67, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020. Mr. Murray was born on December 14, 1952 in Stephens County, Georgia to the late Floyd P ...

Hall

Terry Lee Allen, 63, Flowery Branch
Terry Lee Allen age 63 of Flowery Branch, Ga. died Sunday November 8, 2020 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday November 12, 2020 ...

Jackson

Mary Louise Hiland Lord, 79, Commerce
Mrs. Mary Louise Hiland Lord, age 79, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, November 8, 2020 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Lord was born in Maysville to the late Ezra and Gertr ...

Lumpkin

Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home announces that Amanda “Paige” Mitcham, age 32, of Dahlonega passed away on Sunday November 8, 2020. Paige was born on April 29, 1988 in ...

Other

Jose Mendoza Sr., 68, Monterrey, Mexico
"Beloved Father and loving husband” Jose Mendoza Sr. was called home by our Lord and Savior on Sunday November 8, 2020.  Mr. Mendoza was born October 16, 1952 in ...
Mrs. Janice Gail Sertain Smith, age 58 of Butterfly Court, Lavonia passed away Sunday, November 8, 2020 at the Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital, Athens, Georgia. A daughter of ...
Otis Lewis Williamson, Jr, age 76 of Griffin, passed away Sunday, November 8, 2020.  Born July 30, 1944, in Griffin, GA, he was the son of O. L. Williamson, Sr and Loette J ...
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.