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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Mar 17th, 2020

Gwinnett

Arthur P. Burgess, 81, Dacula
Arthur P. Burgess, age 81, of Dacula, GA passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his son, Andrew Benjamin Burgess.  Mr. Burgess is survived by h ...

Habersham

Claudette Humphries Allen, age 84, of Demorest, passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Born on November 28, 1935, in Cleveland, she was a daughter of the late Jesse and Lillie ...
Betty Jo Cochran Ridley Hall, 78, Clarkesville
Betty Jo Cochran Ridley Hall, age 78, of Clarkesville, passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Born on September 30, 1941, in Griffin, she was a daughter of the late Dr. H.L. an ...

Hall

Linda McCarley Peck, 64, Murrayville
Linda McCarley Peck age 64 of Murrayville, Ga. died Tuesday March 17, 2020. A memorial service will be held in the Little Davenport Funeral Home chapel Saturday March 21st&nbs ...
Robert 'Bob' Paul Polinsky, 68, Gainesville
Mr. Robert “Bob” Paul Polinsky, age 68 of Gainesville, GA, passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a recent illness. Bob ...

Jackson

Regina L. Miller, 52, Nicholson
Regina L. Miller, age 52 of Nicholson, GA passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020.   Born on July 27, 1967 in Gastonia, NC, she was the daughter of Kenny Miller and the late N ...

Lumpkin

John Byron Woolfolk, 88, Dahlonega
John Byron Woolfolk, born April 29, 1931, died at home March 17, 2020. He was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. He was a graduate of Ramsey High School, Auburn University, an ...
John Byron Woolfolk, 89, Dahlonega
John Byron Woolfolk, born April 29, 1931, died at home March 17, 2020. He was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. He was a graduate of Ramsey High School, Auburn University, an ...

Other

  Mrs. Deborah Lynn Ayers Vaughn, age 65, of Athens, GA died Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at her residence.  Mrs. Vaughn was born in Commerce to Mattie Jean Jordan Ayers of ...

White

Harold Eugene Wilson, 63, Cleveland
Harold Eugene Wilson, 63, of Cleveland died on March 17, 2020. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, March 29, 2020, at 3:00 p.m., CrossOver Church, 2528 Old Cornelia Hwy., Ga ...
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.