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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 28th, 2021


Sarah Elaine Terry, 29, Buford
  Sarah Elaine Terry, age 29, of  Buford, GA, passed away January 28, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Shannon Elaine Terry.  She is survived ...


Pauline Reeves Davis, 95, Clarkesville
Mrs. Pauline Reeves Davis, age 95 of Clarkesville passed away Thursday, January 28, 2021 surrounded by her family. A daughter of the late John and Myrtle Farlee Reeves, she was ...


Victor Vellez, Gainesville
Mr. Victor Vellez of Gainesville passed away on January 28, 2021. He was born March 29, 1982 to Reynaldo and Ines Vellez in Miahuatlan, Daxaca, Mexico. The family will receiv ...
Mr. William “Billy” Allen Martin of Lula, GA passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at Athens Regional Hospital. Mr. Martin was born August 14, 1959 to the late T ...
Bobbie Jean McGee, 84, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Bobbie Jean McGee of Flowery Branch passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton. Mrs. McGee was born January 30, 1936 to the ...
Nelly Gisel Perez Rafael, 28, Gainesville
Ms. Nelly Gisel Perez Rafael, age 28, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 5, 2021 at St. J ...
Saulo Suarez-Bernal, 40, Gainesville
Mr. Saulo Suarez-Bernal, 40, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, January 28, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 4, 2021 in the Chapel of Mem ...


Beverly Ruth Pittman, 88, Nicholson
Mrs. Beverly Ruth Pittman, age 88, of Nicholson, GA died Thursday, January 28, 2021 at Piedmont Athens.  Mrs. Pittman was born in Nicholson to the late Lovie Thurston and Lucy ...
James Paul Presley, 73, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. James Paul Presley, age 73 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, January 28, 2021.  Mr. Presley was ...


Horace Coleman Croy, 82, Dahlonega
Mr. Horace Coleman Croy, age 82, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, January 28, 2021.  Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later and are in the care of Anderson ...


Dallas Van Parker, 87, Westminster, South Carolina
Mr. Dallas Van Parker, age 87 of Rivoli Point Road, Westminster, South Carolina passed away Thursday, January 28, 2021 at the Oconee Memorial Hospital.   A son of t ...
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.