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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Mar 11th, 2020

Banks

Daniel Pate, 82, Maysville
Daniel Lewis “Dan” Pate, age 82 of Maysville, Georgia, formerly of Birmingham, Alabama & Melbourne, Florida passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Born in Bir ...

Forsyth

  Born in Marietta, Georgia in 1941, Woody moved with his father, mother, two sisters and brother to Michigan in 1960.  He married in 1962 and joined the US Marine Cor ...

Hall

Margaret Kay Cantrell, 74, Clermont
Margaret Kay Cantrell age 74 of Clermont passed away Wednesday March 11, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Cantrell was born May 4, 1945 in Vincennes, Indiana t ...
Shirley Anne Dowdy Hastings, 88, Gainesville
Shirley Anne Dowdy Hastings, 88 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday March 11, 2020. Born in Haskell, Oklahoma, Mrs. Hastings had lived in Hall County since 1965.  She was ...
Herschel Kenneth Allen, 75, Peachtree Corners, formerly of Gainesville
Herschel Kenneth Allen age 75 of Peachtree Corners formerly of Gainesville passed away Wednesday March 11, 2020 at Northside Hospital, Atlanta. Mr. Allen was born March 26, 1944 ...
Joe Chitwood, 81, Lula
Joe Jackson Chitwood, age 81, of Lula, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Mr. Chitwood was born on June 12, 1938 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late Elijah a ...

Jackson

Hazel Ervin Murphy, 91, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Hazel Ervin Murphy, age 91 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, March 11, 2020.  Mrs. Murphy was born in Pen ...

Lumpkin

Harold Dale Gilstrap, 62, Dahlonega
Mr. Harold Dale Gilstrap, age 62, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Mr. Gilstrap was born in Hall County on April 9, 1957.  He was preceded in death by hi ...

Other

Paul Mack Furr, 73, Carnesville
Mr. Paul Mack Furr, age 73 of Kesler Road, Carnesville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at the Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital. A son of the late Talmadge Wells ...

Stephens

Mrs. Jimmie Ruth Blair Friar age 89 of Toccoa passed away Wednesday March 11, 2020 at her residence. A daughter of the late Farris Blair and Nezzie Payne Blair Taylor, she was b ...

White

Louis Clement Vignolles, 78, Cleveland
Louis Clement Vignolles, age 78, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Mr. Vignolles was born on September 24, 1941, in Pau Basses Pyrences, France, to the lat ...
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.