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Local Obits for Sun. Apr 26th, 2020

Banks

Jack Swayne Turner, 81, Commerce
Jack Swayne Turner, age 81, of Commerce, passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2020. Born on March 7, 1939, in Lula, he was a son of the late Lester and Nell Smith Turner. Mr. Turner ...

Hall

Mary Maude Farmer, 93, Gainesville
Mary Maude Farmer age 93 of Gainesville passed away Sunday April 26, 2020 at her residence. Mary was born in Gainesville to the late James “Fred” McNeal& Della D ...
Rosalyn Rene Richardson Price, 76, of Oakwood, Georgia passed away on April 26, 2020 after an extended illness. A memorial service for Mrs. Price will be held and announced at a ...

Lumpkin

Gregory Alan "Greg" Raber, 58, Dahlonega
Mr. Gregory Alan “Greg” Raber, age 58, of Dahlonega passed from this life peacefully on Sunday, April 26, 2020. Greg was born in Lewisburg, PA on May 14, 1961. He wa ...

White

Edgar Floyd Smith, 74, Cleveland
Mr. Edgar Floyd Smith, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2020. Mr. Smith was born in White County as the 11th child to the late JP and Lola Smith.   ...
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.