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Local Obits for Mon. Jan 4th, 2021

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Edward D. Wolfe, 73, Bethlehem
Edward D. Wolfe, 73, of Bethlehem, GA, died Monday, January 4, 2021. Mr. Wolfe has been cremated and no service is planned at this time. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-6924 ...

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Dianne Purcell Johnson, 77, Cumming
  Dianne Purcell Johnson, age 77, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021. Dianne was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. She loved life ...

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Alfred Tyson Martin, 73, Lilburn formerly of Baldwin
Alfred Tyson Martin, age 73, of Lilburn, Georgia, formerly of Baldwin, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 4, 2021. Mr. Martin was born March 27, 1947, in Clark ...
Cora Dorsey Sadler, 68, Buford
Cora Dorsey Sadler, age 68, of Buford, GA passed away January 4, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her daughter, Christy Sadler.  She is survived by her son, Robert Sad ...
Keith Y. Shin, Buford
Keith Y. Shin was born on March 5, 1962 and passed away on December 17, 2020. Keith was the only son of Jae Bang Shin and Joung Nam (Choi) Shin. He was raised in Seoul, Korea and a ...

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Bernadino Castaneda, 62, Talmo
Mr. Bernadino Castaneda, 62, of Talmo, passed away Thursday, December 31, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 in the Chapel of Memori ...
Richard Darryl Dale, 81, Flowery Branch
Richard Darryl Dale, 81, of Flowery Branch, GA went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 4, 2021 following a battle with pneumonia. Darryl was born on May 4, 1939 ...
Willie Thomas (W.T.) Hardy, 72, California formerly of Gainesville
Willie Thomas ( W.T.) Hardy 72, of California formally of Gainesville passed away Tuesday December 22nd.  Announcement posted by Wimberly Funeral Home.

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Stephen C. Brooks, 63, Commerce
Mr. Stephen C. Brooks, age 63, of Commerce, GA died Monday, January 4, 2021 at Piedmont Athens.  Mr. Brooks was born in Athens to the late James L. and Jean Autry Brooks.  ...

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J.W. "Jay" Cantrell, 75, Dahlonega
Mr. J.W. "Jay" Cantrell, age 75, of Dahlonega passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021. Mr. Cantrell was born on August 20, 1945 to the late Hoke and Mattie Belle Burnet ...

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Jackie Nelson Wimpy, 62, Cleveland
Mr. Jackie Nelson Wimpy, 62, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, January 4, 2021 at Landmark Hospital in Athens.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, ...
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.