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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jan 2nd, 2021

Banks

Gary Hobert Minish, 62, Gillsville
Gary Hobert Minish, age 62 of Gillsville, passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2021.  Born in Monroe, Georgia on April 20, 1958, he was a son of the late Wayne Minish and Yv ...
Mrs. Tracy Painter Rogers, age 47, of Homer, Georgia passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2021. She was born on February 11, 1973 in Gainesville, Georgia to the late Wayne Painter a ...

Dawson

Betty Johnson Doss, 80, Dawsonville
Betty Johnson Doss, 80, of Dawsonville passed away, Saturday, January 2, 2021 following a period of declining health.  Born October 2, 1940 to the late Alva Wright and Ennis J ...

Forsyth

 Robert N. (Nick) Youdell, age 89, of Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021.  Mr. Youdell was a devoted family man, a patriot who lived by his principles, and a ...
Cecil David Bennett, 88, Cumming
Cecil David Bennett, 88, of Cumming passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021. He is preceded in death by his parents Herman and Omateen Bennett, grandsons Justin Swaney and Gregory Fi ...
Gail Bennett, 69, Cumming
Gail Bennett of Cumming, Georgia went to spend eternity with her Savior in heaven on Saturday, January 2, 2021. She passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 69. She is ...
Thomas Francis McGarey JR., 61 went home to be with Jesus on Saturday January 2, 2021 surrounded by his loved ones who will continue to honor his legacy by always smiling and livin ...

Habersham

  Kathy Diane Parker Boswell, age 66 of Cornelia, passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2021.  Born in Miami, Florida on May 28, 1954, she was a daughter of t ...

Hall

Louise Rucker Allen, 95, Clermont
Louise Rucker Allen age 95 of Clermont passed away Saturday January 2, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her family. Louise was born October 12, 1925 in Commerce to the late W ...
Eudine Evelyn Hudson, 95, Gainesville
Evelyn Eudine Hudson, 95 a lifelong resident of Hall County, passed peacefully under the care of Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center on Saturday January 2nd,2021.  ...

Jackson

Willie Barnett, 77, Commerce
Mr. Willie Barnett, age 77 of Commerce, GA passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021. Born on March 9, 1943 in Commerce, GA he was the son of the late Voyd and Lela Jones Barnett. H ...

Lumpkin

Danny Joe Allen, 65, Dahlonega
Mr. Danny Joe Allen, age 65, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on January 2, 2021. He was born on March 4, 1955 in Towns County to the late Joelane Allen and Annie Lou Leadford.&nb ...
Louise Health, 89, Dahlonega
Mrs. Louise Heath, age 89, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021.  Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later and are in the care of Anderson-Underw ...

Other

Harlow Glenn O’Riley, 64, Clayton
Harlow Glenn O’Riley, age 64, of Clayton, GA passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021. He was preceded in death by his father, Harlow O’Riley; and brothers, Carl O’R ...
Louise H. Heath, 83, Decatur
Ms. Louise H. Heath, age 83, of Decatur, Georgia passed away on January 2, 2021. She was born on July 5, 1937 in Buffalo, North Carolina to the late Jesse James Holder and the late ...
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.