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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 26th, 2021

Dawson

Judy Nichols McClellan Parks, 82, Dawsonville
Judy Nichols McClellan Parks, 82, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.  Born in Sykesville, PA.  She lived most her life in Georgia.  Enjoyed ...
Shirley Jean Jackson, 65, Dawsonville
Shirley Jean Jackson, 65 of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at her residence with her family by her side.  She was born to the late William Lenord and ...

Gwinnett

Jeffrey Downes, 73, Buford
Jeffrey Downes, 73, of Buford, GA, died Tuesday, January 26, 2021. Mr. Downes has been cremated and no service is scheduled at this time. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-6924 ...
Brian Francis Kenney, 66, Buford
Brian Francis Kenney, 66, Buford Georgia, passed January 26th, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Brian was born July 10, 1954, in Dublin Ireland.  Adopted by Edward an ...
Sergio Villarma, 70, Buford
Sergio Villarma, Jr., 70, of Buford, GA, died Tuesday, January 26, 2021. Funeral service will be held Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 2 PM at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Flowery ...

Habersham

Daniel Frank Dotson, age 63, of Alto, passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.  Born on August 7, 1957, in Young Harris, he was a son of Faye Brown Dotson of Demorest and ...

Hall

Ricky Peck, 62, Gainesville
Ricky Peck, 62 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday January 26, 2021. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. Those wishing to send online condolences to t ...
Emory West Dunahoo Sr., 88, Gainesville
Mr. Emory West Dunahoo, Sr., passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at home surrounded by family. He was born in Winder, Georgia at the Dunahoo home place on December 21, 1932 to ...
Michael John Evers, Gainesville
Michael John Evers of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on January 26, 2021. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral H ...
Ricky Lamar Peck, 62, Gainesville
Ricky Lamar Peck, 62 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday January 26, 2021 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Peck was the son of the late Young and Margie ...
Donald Thomas Pippin, 54, Flowery Branch
Donald Thomas Pippin, age 54 of Flowery Branch, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at his residence with his wife by his side.          ...
Sarah Elizabeth Ash Smith, 90, Gainesville
Sarah Elizabeth Ash Smith age 90 of Gainesville entered heaven Tuesday January 26, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her family.   Sarah was born November 24, 1930 in ...
Billy Lamar Tuck, 73, Flowery Branch
Mr. Billy Lamar Tuck age 73 of Flowery Branch, Ga passed away on Tuesday January 26, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.        ...

Lumpkin

Luneda S. Woody, 92, Dahlonega
Luneda S. Woody, 92, of Dahlonega passed away January 26, 2021 at Gold City Health and Rehab. Center. Funeral services will be held Saturday January 30, 2021 at 2:00pm from th ...

White

Howard Quentin Thomas, 74, Cleveland
Quentin Howard Thomas, 74, of the Shoal Creek community in Cleveland, GA passed away on the morning of January 26, 2021 at his residence. Quentin was born August 10, 1946 at hom ...
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.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.