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Local Obits for Tue. Aug 11th, 2020

Habersham

Telford Loudermilk, 70, Alto
Telford Loudermilk, age 70 of Alto, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020.  Born in Demorest, Georgia on December 9, 1949 to the late Dewey & Laura LaCount Loudermilk ...
  Roslyn Bynum Strickland died on  August 7, 2020.   She was born on September 22,  1923 to the late Thad L. Bynum and Irene Powell Bynum.   She marri ...

Hall

Mauro Galvan, 70, Gainesville
Mauro Galvan, 70, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 13, 20 ...

Jackson

Ira Everest Worley, 76, Commerce
Mr. Ira Everest Worley, age 76, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mr. Worley was born in Homer to the late, Ira and Pauline Nun ...

Lumpkin

Irene Carpenter, 82, Dahlonega
Mrs. Irene Carpenter, age 82, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2020. Mrs. Carpenter was born in Robbinsville, NC on June 26, 1938 to the late Jason and Flossie Mae K ...
Robert B. Naylor, 93, Dahlonega
Robert B. Naylor, 93, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday August 11, 2020.   Son of Harold and Genevieve Naylor, was born in New York, NY, and resided in Rockville Center, N ...

White

Janey Ruth Gerrell Stamey, 71, Cleveland
Janey Ruth Gerrell Stamey, age 71, of Cleveland, GA passed away on August 11, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.   Mrs. Stamey was born June 13 ...
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.