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Local Obits for Sun. Jan 3rd, 2021

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Cheryl Denise Sims, 62, Winder
Cheryl Denise Sims was born on July 12, 1958. She was the daughter of the late Mrs. Annie Ruth Dukes Jones and Mr. Clyde Jones Jr. She departed this life on January 3, 2021. She ...

Dawson

Jean Powell Gilreath, 83, Dawsonville
Jean Powell Gilreath, 83, of Dawsonville passed away suddenly on Sunday January 3, 2021. Born October 29, 1937 to the late Claude and Lois Powell, she was a native of Dawson Cou ...

Gwinnett

Terry J. Maddox, 59, Sugar Hill
Terry J. Maddox, age 59, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021. He was preceded in death by his father, William Bill Maddox; brother, Tommy Maddox; and stepfather, ...
Paul N. Froble, 81, Suwanee
Paul N. Froble, 81, of Suwanee, GA, died Sunday, January 3, 2021. Funeral service will be held Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 11 AM at The Catholic Church of St. Monica, Duluth. Fr. ...
Charlotte H. Vickers, 95, Dacula
Mrs. Charlotte H. Vickers, 95, of Dacula, passed away peacefully at her residence on Sunday, January 3, 2021 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 ...

Habersham

Philip T. Raymond, Jr., 95, Macon, formerly of Cornelia
Philip T. Raymond, Jr., age 95 of Macon formerly of Cornelia, passed away at Friendship Healthcare on January 3, 2021 from complications of Covid.   Born in Flint, Michi ...

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Lenore Maureen Bell, 85, Oakwood
  Mrs. Lenore Maureen Bell, age 85, of Oakwood, Georgia arrived in Heaven early in the morning of Sunday, January 3, 2021. Her Homegoing service will be held on Tuesda ...
Jesus Covarrubias-Quintero, 76, Gainesville
  Mr. Jesus Covarrubias-Quintero, 76, of Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021 at his residence. Funeral Services will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, ...
James Lee Shepard, 61, Gainesville
  Mr. James Lee Shepard, 61, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville Campus. Born on October 6, 1959 in ...
Reba Joyce Smith, 78, Gainesville
Reba Joyce Smith, aged 78, of Gainesville, GA died on Sunday, January 3, 2021. A private, family Graveside Service will be held at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, January 5, 2021&nbs ...
Coy Clinton Wilson, 74, Lula
Coy Clinton Wilson, age 74 of Lula, passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.    The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 6 ...

Jackson

John Russell Clark, 69, Commerce
John Russell Clark, 69, passed peacefully the evening of Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at his home in Commerce, GA.   John was born in Bristol, VA to Russell & Virginia Cl ...

Lumpkin

Betty Jean Cagle, 80, Dahlonega
  Mrs. Betty Jean Cagle, age 80, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021. Mrs. Cagle was born on May 24, 1940 to the late Brown Walker and the late Kate Patton. ...
Estelle Velva Cain, 99, Dahlonega
Mrs. Estelle Velva Cain, age 99 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021. She was born on January 16, 1921 in Dawsonville, Georgia to the late John Dale and the ...
Emmett Anthony “Tony” Sousa died peacefully of prostate cancer on January 3, 2021, at his Dahlonega home,  surrounded by family and friends.  He was born in F ...
James Thompson, 64, Dahlonega
Mr. James Thompson, age 64 of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later.  To share a me ...

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Susanne K. Bean, 83, Woodstock
Mrs. Susanne K. Bean, 83, of Woodstock, GA passed away January 3, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 7, 2021 in the Chapel of Memorial Park F ...

Stephens

Bobby Mitchell Ward, 84, Eastanollee
Mr. Bobby Mitchell Ward, age 84 of Buena Vista Drive, Eastanollee passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late Everett M. and Clela Barnes Ward, he wa ...
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...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
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.