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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jun 3rd, 2020

Banks

  Mrs. Allene Anderson Sears, age 78, of Homer, GA died Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at her residence.  Mrs. Sears was born in Commerce to the late Charlie and Carrie Mize ...

Barrow

Mr. William Alfred Griffith, III, age 76, of Auburn passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2020. Services will be private. Mr. Bill Griffith was born March 10, 1944 to the late Willi ...

Forsyth

Robert Alfred Sallmen Jr. of Cumming, Georgia passed away on June 3, 2020. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Ho ...

Gwinnett

William Henry Shelton, 79, Sugar Hill
Mr. William Henry Shelton, age 79, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on June 2, 2020.  He is survived by his daughter, Debbie Lynn, Flowery Branch GA and son David Lee Shelton, Fl ...

Habersham

Agnes Marie Davis Moore, 80, Mt. Airy
Agnes Marie Davis Moore, age 80, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. Born on September 17, 1939, in Madison, North Carolina, she was a daughter of the late Dors ...
Sylvia B. Palmer, 85, Cornelia
Mrs. Sylvia B. Palmer, 85 of Habersham County, died June 3rd 2020. She was the wife of Gerald K. Palmer.  They were happily married for 58 years until his death in 2015. Their ...
William H. "Bill" Elrod, Jr., age 73, of Mount Airy, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at his home. Mr. Elrod was born on May 4, 1947, at the "The C ...

Hall

Linda Wilson Edmonds Jones, 71, Gainesville
Linda Wilson Edmonds Jones age 71 of Gainesville died peacefully Wednesday June 3, 2020.  Born February 2, 1949 in Columbus, Ohio.  Moved to Jacksonville, Florida at age ...

Jackson

Larry Leon Timms, 78, Braselton
Larry Leon Timms, age 78, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2020.  Larry loved to hunt, fish, was a member of Hoschton Church of God of Prophecy, and loved to ta ...

Lumpkin

Ivan Grady Buice, 56, Dahlonega
Mr. Ivan Grady Buice of Dahlonega, Georgia went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. He was born on October 3, 1963. Ivan is preceded in death by his par ...

Other

Dean Holcomb, 72, Lillian, AL
On June 3, 2020 at 10.30 AM holding his wife’s hand Dean Holcomb, loving husband and brother, had entered eternal life in his home in Lillian, Alabama at the young age o ...
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.