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Local Obits for Mon. Apr 12th, 2021

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Johnny Ray Wilson, 48, Winder
Johnny Ray Wilson, age 48, of Moody, AL and formerly of Winder, passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2021.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Monday, April 12, 2021 at Lawson ...

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Domingo Antonio Alicea, age 95, died April 12, 2021 just one week shy of his 96th birthday. He is preceded in death by his first wife: Ramona Alicea and his second wife: Paula Mald ...

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Katherine “Kay” Fulmer, age 84, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, April 12, 2021. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Cindy Crabtree; parents, George and Clara F ...
James “Doodley” Parker, age 75, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, April 12, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew Parker, Jr. and Lottie Lee Dolla ...

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Ellen S. Iler, 64, Gainesville
Mrs. Ellen S. Iler age 64 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Monday April 12, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness. Memorial services will be scheduled at a later ...
Mr. James Buffham “Jimmy” Clover age 83 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Monday April 12, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center- Braselton, Ga following an extended ...
Donna Mechelle Dupree, 57, Gainesville
Ms. Donna Mechelle Dupree 57 of Gainesville Ga transitioned April 12th, 2021. Born September 13th, 1963 to the late and great Sarah (Leroy) Maxwell and Frank Dupree. Employed for m ...
Armechia Virginia Felton, 61, Gainesville
Armechia Virginia Felton, (61) was born September 28, 1959 to Thurmond Felton and Shirley Marshall in Brooklyn, New York. After leaving Miami Killian High School in Miami, Florida; ...

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Leory Land, 63, Dahlonega
Mr. Leroy Land, age 63 of Dahlonega passed away on April 12, 2021. He was born on July 13, 1957 in Forsyth County, Georgia to the late Everett Land and the late Grace Smith Land.&n ...

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Danny Edward Baker, 70, Colbert
Danny Edward Baker, age 70 of Colbert, GA passed away on Monday, April 12, 2021.   Born on Feb. 5, 1951 in Commerce, GA, Mr. Baker was the son of the late W.C. and Evely ...
Frances Huff Kesler, 88, Athens
Mrs. Frances Huff Kesler went to be with the Lord, peacefully in her home on April 12, 2021 in Athens, Georgia at the age of 88.   Mrs. Kesler was born in Greensboro, Ge ...
Howard R. Orr, 88, John's Creek
Howard R. Orr, age 88, died on April 12, 2021 at his home in John’s Creek, Georgia surrounded by his loving family.   Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy ...

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Gary Cochran, 67, Cleveland
Gary Cochran, age 67, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, April 12, 2021. No services are planned. To share a memory or to leave an online condolence for the family, please ...
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.