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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 13th, 2021

Forsyth

Nathan “Lynn” Collins 6-10-1966 Lynn, known to family and friends unexpectantly passed away on January 13, 2021. Lynn had a love for the outdoors and all things a ...

Gwinnett

Glenda McKennett Joiner, 73, Hoschton
Glenda McKennett Joiner, 73, of Hoschton, Georgia, passed away on December 24, 2020 in Lawrenceville, Georgia due to complications of chronic cardiac and respiratory illness. Vi ...
Tae Yun Kim, 84, Buford
Tae Yun Kim at age 84, passed away peacefully on January 13, 2021. He was born November 7, 1936, on a small island in Japan, but grew up in Jeju Island of South Korea. He is rememb ...

Habersham

Larry A. Mullinax, 64, Clarkesville
  Larry A. Mullinax, age 64 of Clarkesville, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.  Born in Demorest, Georgia on January 26, 1956, he was a son of the late ...
John L. Thompson, Jr., age 54, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 following an extended illness. Mr. Thompson was born on December 31, 1966 in Hall Coun ...

Hall

Sharita Diane Bailey, 41, Gainesville
Sharita Diane Bailey 41 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday January 13th.  Sharita was born on May 17, 1979 in Richmond South Carolina to the late Sarah Jones and David ...
Lt., Christopher Thomas McNeal, 54, Flowery Branch
Lt., Christopher Thomas McNeal age 54 of Flowery Branch, Ga passed away on Wednesday January 13, 2021 at his residence following a sudden illness.          ...
Carol Ann Gilreath, 78, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Carol Ann Gilreath, age 78, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at her residence, surrounded by family.   Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., ...
Mary Jane Harkins, 72, Gainesville
Mary Jane Harkins, 72, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday January 13, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held Sat ...
Daniel Garcia Hernandez, 59, Gainesville
Mr. Daniel Garcia Hernandez age 59 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday January 13, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services ...
Lonnie Shields, Jr., 64, Gainesville
Lonnie Shields, Jr. was born on October 21, 1956 in Gainesville, GA to the late L.C. and the late Virginia Shields in Gainesville, GA. He departed his life on Wednesday, January 13 ...
Lillie Mae Roebuck Thomas, 88, Gainesville
Lillie Mae Roebuck Thomas, 88 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday January 13, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center-Braselton. Born in Gwinnett County, Mrs. Thomas had l ...
William Junior Wilson age 88 of Lula entered heaven Wednesday January 13, 2021 at New Horizon North Nursing Home. William was born July 18, 1932 in Lula to the late Hallie & ...

Other

Jan Cecilia Gerbrach Szyperski, 88 years young of Atlanta, Georgia passed away January 13, 2021 of natural causes.   The funeral mass will be held at 1pm on Frida ...

White

Henry G Garner, Cleveland
Henry G Garner succumbed to the COVID Virus & went on to be with his Lord & Savior, Jesus Christ on January 13, 2021 He was proceeded in death by his Father Noah O Garne ...
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.