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Local Obits for Thu. Jun 11th, 2020

Dawson

Wayne Prichard, 66, Dawsonville
Wayne Prichard, 66, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday June 11, 2020 at his residence. Born May 22, 1954 in Roswell to the late Clarence and Sarah Prichard, he had lived in Daw ...

Forsyth

Richard Wood Savage, 82, Cumming
  Richard Wood Savage 82, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2020. Richard is predeceased in death by his wife; Barbara White Savage, sons; Stephen Sa ...
Emil “Bill” Erquitt, age 71, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020. Mr. Erquitt was a United States Marine Corps Veteran. Interment will be 1 PM, Monday, June 22, 2020 at ...
Peter Anthony Varrone, 69, Cumming
Peter Anthony Varrone, 69, of Cumming passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020. A simple man, Peter was a devoted husband, father and loving grandfather. He enjoyed sports, particularly ...

Gwinnett

Victoria Chapman, 68, Monroe
Victoria Chapman, age 68 of Monroe, GA, died Thursday, June 11, 2020. Ms. Chapman has been cremated and no service is planned at this time. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-69 ...
Carolyn Skelton Pealock, age 87, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-three years, Woodrow E. Pealock; parents, Jimm ...

Habersham

Patricia Ann Morrow Dawkins Smith, age 71 of Clarkesville, went to be with Jesus on Thursday, June 11, 2020, at her residence.  Born in Miami, Florida on September 20, 1948 ...

Hall

Lendon Harris Cagle, Jr, 73, Gainesville
            Mr. Lendon Harris Cagle, Jr., age 73 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at his residence ...
Ruby Nell Maddox, 96, Gainesville
Ruby Nell Maddox was born on May 26, 1924 in Gillsville, Georgia to the late Newton Cox and Minnie Cox. She departed from her earthly life and into her heavenly home on June 11, 20 ...
Marjorie Jean Schadler Todtenbier (Marg), age 87, passed away and went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 11, 2020, in Gainesville, GA. Marg was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on Augu ...
Sue Free Anderson, 70, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Sue Free Anderson, age 70, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by her family. Graveside ...

Jackson

Annelle Ruby Venable, 97, Jefferson
Mrs. Annelle Ruby Venable, age 97, of Jefferson passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton.  Mrs. Venable was born in Jefferson to the l ...
Bradley Shane Norton, 27, Commerce
Bradley Shane Norton, age 27, of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020 at Athens Regional Hospital. Funeral Services are scheduled for 1:00 PM Thursday, June, 18, 202 ...

Other

Fred Huntley Edwards, 91, Tucker
Fred Huntley Edwards, age 91, passed away June 11th, 2020.  Mr. Edwards was born March 23rd, 1929 in Anson County, North Carolina to the late Enos T. and Lucille Edwards. ...

Stephens

Troy Eugene Elrod, 57, Toccoa
Mr. Troy Eugene Elrod, age 57 of Hewitt Drive, Toccoa passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020 at his residence. A son of Martha Gray Elrod and the late Ralph Howell Elrod, he was bo ...
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.