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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Aug 6th, 2020

Dawson

Eunice Bruce, 75, Dawsonville
Eunice Bruce, 75, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday August 6, 2020 at her residence. Born December 16, 1944 in Banks County to the late Lonnie and Pearlie Bruce, she had lived ...

Forsyth

Joshua “Josh” Lynn Payne, age 34, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020. Josh was a member of Brookwood Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. Josh was a prou ...

Hall

Adaly Felipe, 2, Flowery Branch
Miss Adaly Felipe, 2, of Flowery Branch has passed away on August 6, 2020 at her home after an extended illness. A funeral service is scheduled for Friday, August 7, 2020 at St. ...
Clinton James Yarbrough, 48, Gainesville
It is with great sadness that the family of Clinton James Yarbrough, 48, announces his passing on August 3, 2020.  He was born in Panama City, Florida.  He attended R ...
Jesus Rivas- Constanza, 85, Gainesville
Mr. Jesus Rivas- Constanza age 85 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday August 06, 2020 at his residence following an extended illness.      &nbs ...
Mrs. Elizabeth “Libby” Rose Barrett Sargent age 79 of Lula, GA passed away on Thursday, August 06, 2020 at her residence following a brief illness.   &nb ...
Rebekah Whelchel, 86, Gainesville
Rebekah Whelchel age 86 of Gainesville, GA passed away on August 6, 2020.  Mrs. Rebekah L. Thompson Whelchel was born February 10, 1934, to the late Robert G & Carrie (Bur ...

Jackson

Evelyn Carbajal, 22, Commerce
Evelyn Carbajal, age 22 of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020.   Born on April 8, 1998 in Gainesville, GA, Mrs. Crabajal was the daughter of Lorenzo Crabaja ...
P. Mike Tate, 72, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. P. Mike Tate, age 72 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, August 6, 2020.  Mr. Tate was born in Athens, Georgi ...
Bobby Ray Bagwell, 74, Commerce
Bobby Ray Bagwell, age 74 of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. Born on Oct. 9, 1945 in Watkinsville, GA, Mr. Bagwell was the son of the late Howard and Annie Rut ...
Tommy Edward Ford, 81, Commerce
Tommy Edward Ford, age 81 of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020 at his residence.   Born on Nov. 10, 1938 in Memphis, TN, Mr. Ford was the son of the late T ...

Lumpkin

Stephen Michael Goode, 27, Dahlonega
Stephen Michael Goode, age 27, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020. Stephen was a very free spirited individual, who never met a stranger. He always enjoyed t ...

Stephens

Brady Lee Parson, 24, Toccoa
Mr. Brady Lee Parson age 24 of Toccoa passed away Thursday August 6, 2020 at his residence.   A son of Clint and Louetta Rebecca Turpin Parson, he was born June 7, 1996 ...
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.