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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Dec 10th, 2020

Banks

Margie Bedford, 55, Homer
Margie Bedford age 55 of Homer passed peacefully into Heaven on Thursday December 10, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville after a sudden illness.  ...

Gwinnett

Emmaline Malcolm Brooks, age 97, of Buford, GA passed away December 10, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 73 years, Broughton J. Brooks; son, Prince Brooks.&n ...

Habersham

Leeola Smith Worley, 80, Cornelia
Leeola Smith Worley, age 80 of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, December 10, 2020.  Born in Mount Airy, Georgia on March 15, 1940, she was a daughter of the late John Eze ...

Hall

Ms. Patricia Alene Cutshaw Inwood, 76, of Gainesville passed away on Thursday, December 10, 2020. At this time the family will have a private service. Ms. Inwood was born on ...
Elizabeth Differ Love, 51, Gainesville
Elizabeth Differ Love, born January 14, 1969, passed beyond the veil on December 10, 2020 after a decade long battle with metastatic colon cancer. Elizabeth is survived by her two ...
Douglas “Doug” Thomas, 75, Gainesville
  Douglas “Doug” Thomas age 75 of Gainesville passed away Thursday December 10, 2020 at his residence. Doug was born October 25, 1945 in Gainesville to the l ...

Jackson

Jerry Wilton Blackmon, 60, Commerce
Jerry Wilton Blackmon, age 60 of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020.   Born on Dec. 31, 1959 in Gainesville, Ga, Mr. Blackmon was the son of the late Joh ...

Lumpkin

Horace Sanford, 74, Dahlonega
Mr. Horace Sanford, 74 of Dahlonega passed away on Friday December 10, 2020.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, mechanics, and piddling around the house.  He was a truck drive ...

Other

William Franklin “Frank” Mulkey, Jr., age 64 of Stockbridge entered heaven on Thursday December 10, 2020 at the Wellstar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta. Frank was b ...
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.