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Local Obits for Wed. May 18th, 2022

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Terry Lee Scott Sr., 66, Auburn
Terry Lee Scott, Sr, age 66, of Auburn, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.   Mr. Scott was born on November 16, 1955, in Flemington, New Jerse ...

Hall

Harry Nghia Do, 26, Gainesville
Ong Harry Nghia Do, 26, of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022. The family will receive friends in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home Sunday, May 29, 2022 f ...
Jimmye Elizabeth Foster Aaron, 84 of Gainesville passed away May 18, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center-Gainesville Campus. Jimmye was born July 11, 1937 in Star, Nort ...
Myrtle Ruth Truelove, 75, Murrayville
Mrs. Myrtle Ruth Truelove, 75, of Murrayville, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. A Celebration of Life service will be held at ...

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Rebecca Joyce Nickelson, 64, Dahlonega
Mrs. Rebecca Joyce Nickelson, age 64, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.  She was born on July 1, 1957 to the late Marion Donald and Jessie Laverne ...
Rebecca Joyce Nickelson, 64, Dahlonega
Mrs. Rebecca Joyce Nickelson, age 64, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.  She was born on July 1, 1957 to the late Marion Donald and Jessie Laverne ...
Mrs. Fannie Bell Black Satterfield, age 84, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Fannie was born in Lumpkin County on November 27, 1937 to the late Tate ...

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Edward Roy Fournier, 57, Cleveland
Edward Roy Fournier, age 57, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.   Mr. Fournier was born on September 24, 1964, in Pontiac, Michigan, to the late Herbe ...
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.