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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Nov 29th, 2020

Habersham

Scott Arflin, 49, Cornelia
Scott Arflin, age 49 of Cornelia, passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2020.  Born in Demorest, Georgia on March 9, 1971, he was a son of the late Joel Arflin and Imogene &l ...
Helen Elizabeth Cannon, 81, Cornelia
Helen Elizabeth Cannon, 81, passed away on November 29, 2020 from an extended illness. She was a life-long resident of the Northeast Georgia area. She was the daughter of Janie Hel ...

Hall

Sherri Amerson Anderson, 60, Gainesville
Sherri Amerson Anderson, age 60, of Gainesville, GA passed away November 29, 2020.  She is survived by her daughters, Karen Tomlin, Gainesville, GA, Michelle Tomlin, Gainesvil ...

Lumpkin

Leroy Berry, 63, Dahlonega
Mr. Leroy Berry, age 63, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, November 29th, 2020.  Mr. Berry was born on November 17th, 1957 in Lumpkin county where he lived all his life.& ...
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.