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Local Obits for Mon. Jun 29th, 2020

Forsyth

Helen Mullikin, better known as Ivelene, passed away Monday, June 29, 2020. Ivelene was born in Atlanta, Georgia to L.E. and Lula Lee Kuykendall. Ivelene never met a stranger an ...
Aline “Marie” Picklesimer, 67, of Cumming passed away Monday, June 29, 2020. Marie was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and aunt. She was loved by many, espec ...
Christine Anne Scutt, 54, Cumming
Christine Anne Scutt, age 54, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, June 29, 2020. She was a devoted wife, mother, and friend. The three most important things in her life were God ...

Gwinnett

Twyla Starr Keiser Loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister passed away at the age of 63 on Thursday, June 25, 2020.  Twyla was born in Mansfield, GA on February 21, 19 ...
Carol “Sue” (Dayton) Turner, 77, of Buford passed away Monday, June 29, 2020 at her home. Sue was born and raised in the Gainesville Mill neighborhood by her loving ...

Hall

Mrs. Carolyn Mavenee (Whitlock) Anderson, age 75, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 30, 2020.        The family w ...
Donald G. “Don” Johnston, 83, Gainesville
Donald G. “Don” Johnston passed away June 29, 2020 at Lanier Village Estates at the age of 83.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Virginia Johnst ...
Mrs. Connie Loggins Broome, 74, of Lula passed away Monday, June 29, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 1:0 ...

Jackson

Lissa Sinclair Jackson, 67, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lissa Sinclair Jackson, age 67 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, June 29, 2020.  Mrs. Jackson was born in ...
James Jarrel Evans, 82, Commerce
Mr. James Jarrel Evans, age 82, of Commerce, GA died Monday, June 29, 2020 at his residence.  Mr. Evans was born in Commerce to the late Willie Cleve Johnnie Lou Lord Evans.&n ...
Minnie Frances Parker, 91, Commerce
Mrs. Minnie Frances Parker, age 91, of Commerce, GA died Monday, June 29, 2020 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Parker was born in Commerce to the late Vadie and Tishie P ...

Lumpkin

Gayle Mentzer Jackson, 72, Dahlonega
Gayle Mentzer Jackson 72, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 29, 2020. Gayle is survived by her husband; Leon Jackson of Dahlonega, Georgia. Mother; Alma Men ...
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.