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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Sep 8th, 2020

Dawson

Shirley Morgan Weaver, 75, Dawsonville
Shirley Morgan Weaver, 75, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday September 8, 2020 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born December 30, 1944 and raised in Cum ...

Gwinnett

Anne Davidson, 77, Hoschton
Anne Davidson (nee Bishop), 77, of Hoschton, GA, daughter of the late Walter and Carolyn Bishop (nee Bates) recently passed. She leaves behind her husband, Robert L. Davidson, her ...

Habersham

Phil Densmore, 64, Demorest
Phil Densmore, age 64, of Demorest, GA, passed away on September 8, 2020. He was born in 1956, to the late Ivan and Pairlee Densmore. He was a member of CrossOver Church in Clevela ...

Hall

Colleen Sexton Allison, 93, Gainesville
Mrs. Colleen Sexton Allison, 93, of Gainesville passed away September 8, 2020 following a brief illness. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 11, 20 ...
Hugh Edward Oliver, 87, Gainesville
Mr. Hugh Edward Oliver, 87, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at his residence. A graveside service for family and friends will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Frid ...

Jackson

Charles Gregory Stevens, 52, Braselton
Charles Gregory Stevens, age 52, of Braselton passed away Monday, September 7, 2020.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Hom ...

Other

Josephine Little “Jo” Hopkins, age 92 of Atlanta, GA, died Tuesday, September 8, 2020. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family. Jo was preceded in death by ...
LINDSAY, Bruce Patrick, of Atlanta, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, from injuries resulting from a heart attack. He was born on August 11, 1960, in Gainesvil ...

Rabun

Jeanette Dyer Burch, 95, Rabun Gap
Jeanette Dyer Burch, age 95, of Rabun Gap, Georgia, passed away on September 8, 2020. Jean was born the daughter of the late Jasper Dyer and the late Samantha Hampton Dyer on A ...

Stephens

Mrs. Mavis Morene Simonds Davis, age 87 of Holly Springs Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at her residence. A daughter of the late Paul Lee Simonds and Bennie ...
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.