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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 26th, 2020


Claudine Hampton, 85, Dawsonville
Claudine Hampton, 85, of Dawsonville passed away Friday June 26, 2020 at her residence following a short illness. Born June 12, 1935 in Hall County to the late Seth and Edna Mat ...


Mary Ellen Overholt, 88, Cumming
Mary Ellen Overholt, age 88, of Cumming, Georgia (formerly of Toledo, Ohio) passed away Friday, June 26, 2020. Graveside funeral service will be 12PM, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at ...


Vicente Daniel Carmona, 30, Lawrenceville
Vicente Daniel Carmona, (30) of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on June 26,2020. Born August 12,1989 to parents Adelaida and Jose Ramirez of Cumming, Ga. Vicente received his high sc ...


Roy Grier, 77, Alto
Roy Grier, age 77, of Alto, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2020. Born on March 2, 1943, in Cornelia, he was a son of the late Alvin B. and Belle Armour Grier. Mr. Grier was for ...


Rosemary Elaine James Motes, 75, Gainesville
Mrs. Rosemary Elaine James Motes, 75, of Gainesville passed away Friday, June 26, 2020 at her residence. Graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 ...
Mary Jo Sheriff Hyde Shope, 83, Gainesville
Mary Jo Sheriff Hyde Shope, 83, of Gainesville passed away Friday, June 26, 2020 at her residence.  Mary Jo was the daughter of the late James C. Sheriff and Fannie Smith Sher ...


Dorothy Mae Couch, 92, Commerce
  Mrs. Dorothy Mae Couch, age 92, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, June 25, 2020 at her residence.  Mrs. Couch was born in Charlottesville, VA to the late Sam and Gertru ...


Lola Herring, 85, Austell
Lola Herring, 85 of Austell, Ga died on June 26, 2020.  A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.  W.R. Strickland & Sons, Clermont, Ga.     ...
Nellie Elizabeth Webb Ottman, 97, Lakemont, Ga.
Nellie Elizabeth Webb Ottman, age 97, of Lakemont, GA, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020, at the residence. Mrs. Ottman was born on October 14, 1922, Clarkesville, Georgia to ...


Walter Perry Dodd, 99, Cleveland
Mr. Walter Perry Dodd, age 99, of Cleveland, GA, formerly of Sandy Springs, GA, went to be with our Lord Jesus on Friday, June 26, 2020.  His radiant smile and joyful heart wi ...
Walter Perry Dodd, 99, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Walter Perry Dodd , age 99 of Cleveland. Mr. Perry passed away Friday, June 26, 2020.  Funeral arrangements are ...
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...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
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.