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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Sep 30th, 2020

Dawson

Rhonda Martin Johnson, 52, Dawsonville
Ms. Rhonda Martin Johnson age 52 of Dawsonville, Ga passed away on Wednesday September 30, 2020 following a sudden illness. Graveside services will be held on Saturday October 0 ...

Forsyth

Jamie Hill Overton died peacefully on September 30th at his home surrounded by people who loved him dearly including his wife Patricia, daughter Ellen Ruth and son Don. Jamie (know ...
On September 30, 2020, Linda Gail Larson (70) unfortunately passed away due to injuries sustained in a car accident in Dahlonega, GA while on vacation to see family.  Linda ...

Gwinnett

Jack “Frosty” Grizzle, 66, Sugar Hill
Jack “Frosty” Grizzle, age 66, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on September 30, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Lanier and Frances Grizzle; grandpare ...

Habersham

James and Inez Adams, Clarkesville
A joint celebration of life service for James & Inez Adams of Florida & formerly of Clarkesville, Georgia will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 03, 2020 at Eb ...
Willard "Jack" Dover, 91, Clarkesville
Willard “Jack” Dover, age 91 of the Hollywood Community, Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2020.   Born in Demorest, Georgia on July 28, 192 ...
Rev. Denver Kimbrell, age 85 of Alto, was welcomed into Heaven on Wednesday, September 30, 2020.  Born in Cornelia, Georgia on February 16, 1935, he was a son of the late M ...

Hall

Justin Ray Love, 43, Gainesville
Justin Ray Love, age 43, of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, September 30, 2020.  Mr. Love was born on March 24, 1977, in Lake Wells, Florida. He was a self-employed ...
Roger Lamar Payne, 73, Murrayville
Mr. Roger Lamar Payne, 73, of Murrayville passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at his residence. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 2, 2020 in ...
Steven Bryan Shaull, 44, Gainesville
Mr. Steven Bryan Shaull, age 44, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2020. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Memorial Park Funeral H ...

Jackson

Kay Baldwin Bucklew, 62, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Kay Baldwin Bucklew, age 62, of Commerce, Georgia, who passed away on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. Mrs. Bucklew was born in Miami, ...
Ruth Copeland Johnson, 95, Jefferson
Ruth Copeland Johnson, 95 entered her eternal rest at her home on September 30, 2020. Ruth, or GG as she was affectionately called by her 7 great grandchildren was born to W. Dewey ...

Other

Brinda L. Cowart, 63, Hull
Brinda L. Cowart, age 63 of Hull, GA passed away Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. Born on May 20, 1957 in Athens, GA, Mrs. Cowart was the daughter of the late Donald and Charlie Lou L ...

Stephens

Raymond Paul Strychalski, Sr, 93, Eastanollee
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White

Robert William Kroll, 82, Sautee
Robert William Kroll, age 82, of Sautee, passed away on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. Mr. Kroll was born on August 20, 1938, in South Bend, Indiana to the late Robert and Jessi ...
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.