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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 27th, 2021

Banks

Ethel Montez Marlow, 86, Maysville
Ethel Montez Marlow age 86 of Maysville entered heaven Wednesday January 27, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville surrounded by her family. Ethel was born O ...
Jimmy Lee Wilmoth, 78, Maysville
Jimmy Lee Wilmoth, age 78, of Maysville passed away Wednesday January 27, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville surrounded by his family. Jimmy was born in A ...

Forsyth

Lisa E. (Lilo) Pair, 62, Cumming
Lisa E. (Lilo) Pair, 62, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2021. Lisa had such a beautiful soul and a heart of gold. She was always so considerate; if you needed her, s ...

Gwinnett

Donald Ray Akin, 77, Lawrenceville
Donald Ray Akin, 77, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ann Lord Akin; parents, James Horace and Carolyn ...
Gloria Acevedo Montijo, 77, of Dacula, GA, died Wednesday, January 27, 2021. A Celebration of Life Service will be held with her family and friends. Interment will be at Hamilton M ...

Habersham

James Robert Reeves Jr., Clarkesville
James Robert Reeves Jr. (Jim) of Dahlonega, GA passed away on January 14, 2021.  He was born April 21, 1948 in Clarkesville, GA and preceded in death by his parents , Bob and ...
William “Bill” Clyde Hill, age 70, of Demorest, passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. Mr. Hill was born on July 17, 1950, in Atlanta, Georgia, to the late Clif ...
Mike Ray, 72, Cornelia
Mr. Mike Ray, 72, of Cornelia and a life-long resident of Habersham County, passed away peacefully on January 27, 2021, surrounded by his wife and children.  David Michael ...

Hall

Beverly Hudgins Randall Foss, age 72 of Oakwood, GA, passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, of complications from Covid-19.  Beverly was born on April 26, 1948 in Blak ...

Jackson

Vera Mae Jackson, 79, Commerce
Vera Mae Jackson was born January 30, 2021 in Commerce, GA to the late Brady and the late Annie Sue Rucker. Three days before her 80th birthday, God called her home on January 27, ...

Other

Gary Lee Barnes, 74, Carrollton
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Gary Lee Barnes, age 74 of Carrollton, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, January 27, 2021.  Mr. Barnes was bo ...
Mr. Harold Mack Parker of Austell, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at Northside Gwinnett Hospital. Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, January 31, 2021 ...

White

Mark Leroy Dieffenbacher, 68, Cleveland
Mark Leroy Dieffenbacher, age 68, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2021.   Mr. Dieffenbacher was born in Pennsylvania to the late Leroy and Katherin ...
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.