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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jul 7th, 2020

Dawson

Curtis Chappell, 94, Dawsonville
Curtis Chappell, 94, of Dawsonville passed away peacefully to be with the Lord on Tuesday July 7, 2020 following a period of declining health. Curtis was born October 14, 1925 i ...

Forsyth

Charles Edward “Chuck” Godby was born December 20, 1955, the son of Joyce and Ervin Godby of Hapeville, GA. He died on July 7, 2020 after suffering most of his life wit ...

Gwinnett

Denise Parker Boggs, 67, Lawrenceville
Denise Parker Boggs, age 67 yrs., of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 7, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her father, Rev. J.O. Parker and mother, Helen Flowe ...

Habersham

Lenoard H. Church, 85, Clarkesville
Leonard H. Church, 85, of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Mr. Church was born June 3, 1935 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late ...
Johnny Thomas "Tommy" Gray, age 57 of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, July 07, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Demorest, Georgia on Mar ...
Patricia Gail Dorroh Nash, 69, Clarkesville
Patricia Gail Dorroh Nash, age 69 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, July 07, 2020 following an extended illness. Born in Memphis, Tennessee on August 25, 1950, sh ...

Hall

Deborah Celler Cooper, 65, Gainesville
Deborah Celler Cooper, 65, was born May 25, 1955 to the late Willie Celler and the late Mary Lou (Bell) Celler.  She joined our Heavenly Father on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. She w ...
Victorina Mancilla-Torres, 78, Gainesville
Mrs. Victorina Mancilla-Torres, 78, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, ...
Jim Gable, 76, Murrayville
Mr. Jim Gable, age 76, of Murrayville passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Jim was born in Hall County on January 12, 1944 to the late Clinton and Willie Jo Hill Gable. In additio ...
Elna Jean Tanner Patterson, 82, of Lula passed away on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at her home following an extended illness. Funeral Services are to be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday ...

Jackson

John A. Reed, 72, Commerce
John A Reed 72 of Commerce Ga passed away on Tuesday July 7th. Professional Funeral Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.

Lumpkin

June Frances Wood, 83, Dahlonega
  Mrs. June Frances Wood, age 83, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Mrs. Wood was born in Anacostia Heights, DC on January 14, 1937. She is preceded in dea ...

Stephens

Arthur Robert Neill, 65, Martin
Mr. Arthur Robert Neill, age 65 of Landrum Drive, Martin passed way Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at his residence. A son of the late Arthur William Neill and Dorothy Emma Grace Landman ...
Ricky Eugene Higgins, 49, Toccoa
Ricky Eugene Higgins, age 49, of Toccoa, Georgia formerly of Baldwin, Georgia went to his heavenly home on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Mr. Higgins was born on June 24, 1971 in Jackso ...
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.