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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Mar 23rd, 2020

Forsyth

It is with great sadness that we announce that Frances Elizabeth Sanders passed away at the age of 82 at her daughter’s home in Cleveland, TN Monday, March 23, 2020. She had ...

Gwinnett

Jerald 'Buddy' Beard, 76, Buford
Jerald “Buddy” Beard, age 76, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, March 23, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Doris Kilgore Beard.  Mr ...

Habersham

Thomas Alan Bush, 85, Demorest
Thomas Alan Bush                                              &nb ...
Norman Harold Hairston, 89, Clarkesville
Norman Harold Hairston, age 89 of Clarkesville passed away Monday, March 23, 2020. Born on June 30, 1930, Mr. Hairston was the son of the late Roger Harold Hairston and the late ...
Howard Noah Powers, 81, Cornelia
Howard Noah Powers, age 81, of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, March 23, 2020. Born on May 4, 1938, in Hollywood, he was a son of the late Robert and Ida Rona Whitener Powers. ...
Constance “Connie” Wall Sanders, age 63 of Mt. Airy passed away Monday, March 23, 2020. Born in El Paso, Texas on August 6, 1956, Mrs. Sanders was the daughter of th ...
Henry Dillard Taylor IV, 60, Demorest
Henry Dillard Taylor, IV, passed away on Monday, March 23, 2020. Born in Demorest, Georgia on August 23, 1959 to the late Henry Dillard Taylor, III and Bobbie Jean Caudell Taylo ...

Hall

Doris Marie Cape, 79, Flowery Branch
Doris Marie Cape, age 79, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Monday, March 23, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her husband of fifteen years, John Wyndel Cape.  She ...
Jerilyn 'Jerri' Kay Hyatt, 78, Gainesville
Mrs. Jerilyn “Jerri” Kay Hyatt, age 78, of Gainesville passed away Monday, March 23, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, surrounded by her 3 childr ...
James Wirt McCreary, 90, Flowery Branch
James Wirt McCreary, 90, of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away peacefully on Monday, March 23, 2020. He was born on February 22, 1930 in Montgomery, Alabama to Henry Stanley and E ...
Annie Mae Day Millwood, 85, Flowery Branch
Annie Mae Day Millwood, 85, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away Monday, March 23, 2020. Mrs. Millwood was the daughter of H.C. (Skip) and Esther Crow Day.  Survivors in ...

Jackson

Jane Etta Bryan, 90, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Jane Etta Bryan, age 90, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, March 23, 2020. Mrs. Bryan was born in Atlanta, Georgia, a daughter ...

Other

Kristi Elaine King, 44, Cartersville
Kristi Elaine King, age 44, of Cartersville, Georgia, (formerly of Cumming, Georgia) passed away Monday, March 23, 2020. The family will receive friends Friday, March 27, 2020 from ...
Dr. William Otis Lacefield, III (“Billy”), 52 of Atlanta, GA passed away on Monday, March 23, 2020.  Billy was born in Louisville, KY and grew up in Louisville ...

White

Philip Gary Kinneer, 81, Cleveland
Mr. Philip Gary Kinneer Sr., age 81, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, March 23, 2020. Mr. Kinneer was born June 28, 1938 in Denver, CO to the late Arthur W. and Dolly D. Patter ...
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.