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Local Obits for Mon. Sep 28th, 2020

Habersham

Dr. S. Kent White, 64, Alto
  Dr. Stanley Kent White of the Hollingsworth Community in Alto, Georgia passed away September 28, 2020 after a declining period of health.  Born on August 2, 1956, ...

Hall

Alfonso Gonzalez, 51, Gainesville
Mr. Alfonso Gonzalez, 51, of Gainesville passed away Monday, September 28, 2020 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 2, 2020 at St. Jo ...
Obed Natanael Hernandez, inf, Gainesville
Mr. Obed Natanael Hernandez, 8 days old, passed away Monday September 28, 2020.  A funeral service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at Saint John Paul ...
Patsy Kilgore Palmer, 84, Gainesville
Patsy Kilgore Palmer, 84, of Gainesville, GA passed away September 28, 2020.  Patsy was born on June 16, 1936 in Braselton, GA and was the youngest child of M.T. and Myrtie Hu ...

Lumpkin

Archie Lee Allen Gilreath, 77, Dahlonega
Archie Lee Allen Gilreath, age 77, of Dahlonega, Ga, passed on September 28th, 2020 after an extended period of illness at his home in Cavender Creek.  Archie was born on F ...
Barbara Ann Martin Durham, 69, Dahlonega
Mrs. Barbara Ann Martin Durham, 69, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, September 28, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursd ...

Other

Robert "Bob" D. Stallings, 70, Myrtle Beach, SC formerly of Habersham County, Ga.
Robert "Bob" D. Stallings, age 70, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, passed away on Monday, September 28, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer for 12 years. Mr. S ...
Linda Bagwell, 79, Marengo, OH formerly of Roswell, Ga.
Linda A. Bagwell, age 79, of Marengo, OH, formerly of Roswell, GA, and Knoxville, TN, went to be with the Lord on Monday, September 28, 2020, at the Bennington Glen Care Center wit ...

White

Imogene Spivey Taylor, 92, Cleveland
Imogene Spivey Taylor, age 92, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, September 28, 2020. Mrs. Taylor was born in Newnan, Georgia to the late Andrew Jackson and Janie Thrower Spivey. ...
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.