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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Aug 10th, 2020

Banks

Cecil Tony Callahan, age 78 of Alto, passed away on Monday, August 10, 2020.  Born in Atlanta, Georgia on December 4, 1941 to the late Cleveland Elliot Callahan and Sally A ...

Barrow

Angela Nicole Price, 42, Auburn
Angela Nicole Price, age 42 of Auburn passed away Monday, August 10, 2020.  Funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Friday, August 14, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  ...

Forsyth

Ray Jones, 88, Cumming
Ray Jones, 88, of Cumming passed away Monday, August 10, 2020. Born December 25, 1931, in Fannin County to the late George “Banks” and Effie Jones, he lived a number ...
Ronald Benjamin Andrews 77, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Monday, August 10th, 2020. Visitation will be on Friday, August 14, 2020 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm at McDonald an ...

Gwinnett

Robert Lee Leslie, Jr., 59, Sugar Hill
Mr. Robert Lee Leslie, Jr., age 59, of Sugar Hill passed away Monday, August 10, 2020. Graveside Services will be 1:00 p.m., Monday, August 17, 2020 at Memorial Park South Cemet ...

Habersham

William “Bill” Thomas Hingston Johns, II., age 88 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, August 07, 2020 at his residence following an extended illne ...
Corene Tench London, 88, Cornelia
Corene Tench London, age 88, of Cornelia, Georgia gained her wings on Monday, August 10, 2020. Mrs. London was born on April 29, 1932 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late Ed ...
Mildred Ann Masters Smith, age 67 of Alto, passed away on Monday, August 10, 2020.  Born in Atlanta, Georgia on May 9, 1953, she was a daughter of the late Gentle Lee Maste ...
Catherine Marie Shirley Stumpf, age 87, of Habersham County, formerly of Sautee, passed away on Monday, August 10, 2020. Mrs. Stumpf was born on March 31, 1933 at her home in Ho ...
Lucille Creasman Williams, age 94, of Demorest, passed away on Monday, August 10, 2020. Born on July 5, 1926, in Baldwin, she was a daughter of the late Everett and Sarah Smith ...

Hall

Charles Millsap, 77, Gainesville
Charles Millsap 77 of Gainesville passed away on Monday August 10th. Charles Millsap, a lifelong resident of Hall County was born in Flowery Branch to the late Seaffers Sr. and Rub ...
Charles Rogers Rudd, 90, Gainesville
Mr. Charles Rogers Rudd, 90, of Gainesville passed away Monday, August 10, 2020 following a brief illness. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Born on September ...

Other

Rilla Belle Cothran, 85, Lavonia
Mrs. Rilla Belle Cothran age 85 of Lavonia, Ga passed away on Monday August 10, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center- Braselton following an extended illness.  Funeral se ...

Stephens

Gloria 'Elaine' Segars Caraway Gordy, age 59 of Toccoa, passed away at a Gainesville Hospital, on August 10, 2020.    She was born in Stephens County, GA Au ...

White

Harry Claude Fussell, 77, Cleveland
Harry Claude Fussell, age 77 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, August 10, 2020, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Born in Lake City, Florida on January 14, 1943. Mr. Fu ...
Patricia “Pat” Hope Welborn, age 70, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, August 10, 2020.  Mrs. Welborn was born in Young Harris to the late Joe Boyd and Laura La ...
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.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.