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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 5th, 2020

Dawson

Pauline Amason, 94, Dawsonville
Pauline Amason, 94 of Dawsonville, Georgia passed away on June 5, 2020. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home, ...

Forsyth

Rhonda McDaniel Whitaker, age 60, of Cumming, GA passed away Friday, June 5, 2020. She was preceded in death by parents, Edwin C. McDaniel and Tonie Noble McDaniel. Ms. Whitaker is ...

Gwinnett

Dustin Shawn Martin, 37, Lawrenceville
Dustin Shawn Martin, age 37, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away June 5th, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his sister, Christina Johnson.  Mr. Martin is survived by his ...
Brenda Prats, 68, Buford
Ms. Brenda Prats, age 68, of Buford passed away Friday, June 5, 2020 at her residence, surrounded by family. A drop in Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, June 28th, 202 ...

Habersham

Leah Adrianne Bonham, age 81, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Friday, June 5, 2020. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the W ...
Beatrice M. Cornell, 90, Cornelia
Beatrice M. Cornell, age 90, of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, June 5, 2020. Born on April 20, 1930, in Hampton, South Carolina, she was a daughter of the late Frank J. and Ru ...
J.C. Scroggs, 93, Alto
J.C. Scroggs, age 93, of Alto, Georgia met Jesus on Friday, June 5th, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Mr. Scroggs was born September 21, 1926 ...

Hall

Mildred "Millie" Brackett, 91, Gainesville
Mildred "Millie" Brackett, age 91, of Gainesville, GA passed away Friday, June 5, 2020. No formal services are scheduled at this time. Online condolences may be mad ...
Chet Garrett, 63, Gainesville
Mr. Chet Garrett, of Gainesville passed away Friday, June 5, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 8, 2020 in the ...

White

Benjamin E. Brewster, 77, Cleveland
Benjamin E Brewster age 77 of Cleveland, Ga passed away June 5th, 2020. Mr. Brewster was born November 6th, 1942 to the late Millard Brewster and Frances Yearwood. Benny was a v ...
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.