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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jan 22nd, 2021

Forsyth

Helen Danielowich of Cumming, Georgia passed away on January 22, 2021. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home, ...

Gwinnett

Jane Corriveau Bailey, 81, Buford
    Jane Corriveau Bailey 81, of Buford, Georgia passed away on Friday, January 22nd, 2021. No services are currently scheduled. Condolences may be expressed ...
Brenda Samples Riddle, 77, Lilburn
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Brenda Samples Riddle, age 77 of Lilburn, GA on January 22, 2021. Brenda was the daughter of the late Ishmael DeWitte Samples and ...

Habersham

Miguel Juan Francisco, 62, Cornelia
 age 62, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Friday, January 22, 2021. Mr. Francisco was born May 31, 1958 in Guatemala.  He had retired from Mt. Vernon Mills. Mr. Fra ...

Hall

Joe Don Hunter, 89, Gainesville formerly of Riverside, California
Mr. Joe Don Hunter age 89 of Riverside, California passed away peacefully on January 22, 2021 in Gainesville, Georgia.    Joe Don was born on May 16, 1931 in J ...

Jackson

Joann Chester Harrison, 72, Braselton
Joann Chester Harrison, 72, of Braselton passed away Friday January 22, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton. Born May 9, 1948 in Lumpkin County to the late Coy ...
Tobey Anna Owens Jones, 49, Maysville
Tobye Anna Owens Jones, age 49 of Maysville, GA passed away on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021.   Born on Aug. 10, 1971 in Gadsden, AL, Mrs. Jones was the daughter of Patricia Ann ...

Lumpkin

Viola M. Sheffield, 88, Dahlonega
Mrs. Viola M. Sheffield, age 88, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, January 22, 2021. Viola was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. She was born on January 9, 1933 t ...

Other

Claudell “C.E.” Garmon, 92, Albertville, AL
Claudell “C.E.” Garmon, 92, of Albertville, AL, died Friday, January 22, 2021. Mr. Garmon has been transported to Albertville Funeral Home in Alabama for service and in ...

Stephens

Max Reginald Bennett, 78, Toccoa
Mr. Max Reginald Bennett age 78 of Toccoa passed away Friday January 22, 2021 at Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Clyde and Agnes Adams Bennett, he was born July 13, ...
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.