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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 5th, 2020

Forsyth

Terry Reed Wilson, 77, Cumming
Terry Reed Wilson, 77, of Cumming passed away Wednesday August 5, 2020 at Northside Forsyth Hospital. Terry was born June 2, 1943 to the late Homer and Virginia Wilson.  He ...
Janet Stephens Couch, 65, Cumming
Janet Stephens Couch, 65 of Cumming, Georgia passed away on August 5th, 2020. She is survived by her father Arnold Stephens, stepmother Kathy Stephens, brother Danny Stephens, h ...

Gwinnett

Donna Jean Tatum Puckett, age 80, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020. She was preceded in death by parents, Hugh and Arvie Howell Tatum, nine brothers, and seven s ...
Henry Eugene Manning, 69, Sugar Hill
Henry Eugene Manning, age 69, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020. He was preceded in death by sisters, Marjorie Strickland and JoAnn Manning, and brother, Jerry Man ...
Martha Jane McNeely, 73, Sugar Hill
Martha Jane McNeely, 73 of Sugar Hill passed away Wednesday August 5, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. No formal services will be held and Mrs. McNeely will be crem ...
Marie Atwell Roberts, 82, Buford
Marie Atwell Roberts, age 82 of Buford, GA, died Wednesday, August 5, 2020. A graveside service will be held Friday, August 7, 2020 at 1:30 PM at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens. Pastor ...

Habersham

John "Hamp" Hamilton Myers, Jr., age 77, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Hamp was born on September 17, 1942 in Habersham County, Georgia to ...
Kirby Ward, 70, Mt. Airy
Kirby Ward, age 70, of Mount Airy, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Mr. Ward was born on August 14, 1949 to the late Jerry David "JD" and Rachel Blalo ...

Hall

Pauline Holcombe Skinner, 92, Gainesville
Pauline Holcombe Skinner, 92 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday August 5, 2020. Born in Hall County, Mrs. Skinner had lived in Gainesville most of her life.  She&nbs ...
Joyce Thompson Whitmire, 81, Gainesville
Joyce Thompson Whitmire, age 81, of Gainesville, GA., passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Joyce was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church, Canton, GA. She loved her family, tra ...

Jackson

Mary Etta Johnson, 76, Commerce
Mrs. Mary Etta Johnson, age 76, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Johnson was born in Maysville to the late Ben C. and ...
Brenda Martin Long, 74, Jefferson
Brenda Martin Long, age 74, of Jefferson, GA, formerly of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020. She was preceded in death by parents, Bud and Ezery Mae Johnson, and bro ...
Derrill Brent Nash, 63, Jefferson
Mr. Derrill Brent Nash age 63 of Jefferson, Ga passed away on Wednesday August 05, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial services wil ...
Caleb Shane Womack, 19, Pendergrass
Mr. Caleb Shane Womack, age 19, of Pendergrass, GA passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Funeral services will be announced soon. Caleb was born July 1, 2001 in Gainesville, ...

Other

Pastor Hazell Quarles, 77, Anderson, SC
Pastor Hazell Quarles 77 of Anderson South Carolina passed away Wednesday August 5th. Hazell was born on June 2, 1943 in Anderson, South Carolina to the late Hattie and R.T. Quarle ...

Stephens

Mrs. Ellie Mae Cowart Sosebee, age 60 of Rider Road, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at her residence. A daughter of the late Howell and Chrystal Belle Cowart, she ...

White

Joseph “Jackie” R. Sosebee Jr., age 75 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Jackie was born January 4, 1945 to the late Joseph R. Sosebee Sr. and Nel ...
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.