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Local Obits for Wed. May 12th, 2021

Forsyth

Melanie Monteiro, 32, Cumming
Melanie Monteiro passed away on Wednesday May 12th 2021, at the age of 32. Melanie was born on February 1st 1989, in Spring Valley, NY, to her loving parents Antonio a ...

Gwinnett

Terry L. Doughty, 63, Sugar Hill
Terry L. Doughty, age 63 of Sugar Hill, passed away Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Terry was born on March 6, 1958 in Jacksonville, Florida. She is preceded in death by her mother, Ca ...

Habersham

Ronald Mote, 75, Demorest
Reverend Ronald Mote, age 75, of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Rev. Mote was born on November 20, 1945 in Habersham County, Georgia ...

Hall

Judy Grimes, 40, Gainesville
Judy Grimes 40 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday May 12th. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Jack Norman Hudgins, 86, Oakwood
Mr. Jack Norman Hudgins age 86 of Oakwood, Ga passed away on Wednesday May 12, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.        &n ...

Stephens

Mrs. Estelle Rena Lee Christ, age 89 of Toccoa passed away Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  A daughter of the late Aaron Thomas Lee and Ren ...
Joyce Smalley Segars, 88, Toccoa
Mrs. Joyce Smalley Segars, age 88 of Toccoa passed away Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at The Clary Center in Toccoa, Georgia. Born April 29, 1933 in Toccoa, Georgia she was the daught ...
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.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.