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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 3rd, 2022

Forsyth

H.D. Major, 81, Cumming
H.D. Major, 81, of Cumming passed away Friday, June 3, 2022. H.D. was a loving husband, father and grandfather, retiring after 44 years from the Coca Cola Company. His last years w ...

Gwinnett

Kenneth Mauldin, 86, Suwanee
Kenneth Mauldin, age 86, of Suwanee, GA, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2022. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, 2022, in the Chapel of Flanigan Funera ...
Richard "Dick" Speakman, 78, Hoschton
Richard “Dick” Speakman, age 78, of Hoschton, GA, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2022. Dick was a devoted husband of 56 years to Irene G Speakman formerly of Langelo ...

Habersham

Ronald “Ron” Kendrick Coffey, age 73 of Mount Airy, Georgia, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2022.   Born in Hampton, South Carolina on August 19, 1948, he wa ...

Hall

Saniago Herrera Ajanel, inf, Gainesville
Master Santiago Herrera Ajanel, 11 months passed away June 3, 022. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 10, 2022 in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home. ...
Marguerite Elizabeth Maynard Franklin, age 85, joined her late husband Julian in rest on Friday June 3, 2022. Margo, lovingly nicknamed by Julian, was born October 30, 1937 in Gain ...
Clark Monroe “Ricky” Gunn, age 65 of Lula, Georgia took his heavenly flight home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 03, 2022. Born in Demorest, Georgia on July 30, ...
Dr. Wallace Ernest Hunt, 87, Gainesville
Dr. Wallace Ernest Hunt, age 87, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, June 3, 2022.  Dr. Hunt was born in Denver, Colorado, a son to the late Ernest and Mayme Hun ...
Hoyle Gregory Miller, 68, Hoschton
Mr. Hoyle Gregory Miller, age 68, of Hoschton passed away Friday, June 3, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center - Gainesville, surrounded by his family.  The family will re ...
Mr. Robert (Bobby) Darnell Pulliam, 90, of Lula passed away Friday, June 3, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wedn ...

Jackson

Bobby “Bucket” Tolbert of Commerce, Georgia passed away Friday, June 3 at Northeast Georgia Hospital in Braselton.  He was 74 years old. Bobby was born on Augus ...

Other

Karma K. McMullan, 86, Elberton
Karma K. McMullan, age 86, of Elberton, passed away Friday, June 3, 2022 at her residence while she was surrounded by her loving family.   Karma was born in Abbeville, S ...
Betty Ann Sadler, 73, Lithonia, formerly of Buford
Ms. Betty Ann Sadler was born November 7, 1948, in Buford, GA to the late Roy Edward and Betty Jackson.  She departed this life on Friday, June 3, 2022, in her home in Lithoni ...
Elizabeth Joyce Smith, 60, Virginia Beach
Mrs. Elizabeth Joyce Smith, age 60, of Virginia Beach, VA died Friday, June 3, 2022 at Sentara Virginia Beach Hospital.  Mrs. Smith was born in Ft. Oglethorpe, GA to the late ...
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.