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Local Obits for Sun. Mar 15th, 2020

Forsyth

Willie B. Edwards, 90, Cumming
Willie B. Edwards, age 90, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020. He was born on February 22, 1930, to the late Berry and Missouri Edwards. Willie B. was a member of New Harmony Ba ...
Wayne Eugene Farmer, 64, Cumming
  Wayne Eugene Farmer, age 64, of Cumming, GA, passed away March 15, 2020. He is survived by his loving wife of almost 44 years: Liz Farmer and his nephew: Kevin Anderson o ...

Habersham

Sgt. U.S. Army (Ret.) T. Lee Theron Wade, age 71, of Alto, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Born on September 13, 1948, in Alto, he was a son of the late Lewis and Delia F ...

Hall

James “Jimmy” Gailey, 55, Clermont
James “Jimmy” Gailey, age 55 of Clermont, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020. Mr. Gailey was born November 21, 1964 in Hall County to Darlene Roberts Clark and the l ...
Samuel Lewis Blount, 91, Gainesville
Samuel Lewis Blount, age 91 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020. He was born in Thomaston, Georgia on December 12, 1928 to Samuel Artis Blount and Velma Bar ...
Terrell (Rabbit) F. Farmer, 81, Gainesville
 Terrell (Rabbit) F. Farmer, 81, of Gainesville died March 15, 2020.  A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.  W.R. Strickland & Sons, Clermont, Ga ...

Stephens

James Clifton Stowe, 79, Toccoa
Mr. James Clifton Stowe, age 79 of 351 S. Hill Street, Toccoa passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020 at his residence. A son of the late James Lester and Gracie Lou Clardy Stowe, he ...
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.