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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 5th, 2021

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Shirley Jane Ewing, 49, Auburn
Shirley Jane Ewing, age 49, of Auburn passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2021  Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  ...

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Donna Lorraine McCall, 89, Cumming
On Tuesday, January 5, 2021, Donna Lorraine McCall (Kress), loving wife to Tom, passed away at the age of 89. Donna was born in Mitchell, SD on September 29, 1931 to Lorraine and H ...

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Daniel Lawrence Sullivan, born January 28, 1925, in St. Claire Shores, Michigan, passed away on January 5, 2021, at the age of 95 years. He was the third child of Loretta and ...
Emil Medrea, 60, Lawrenceville
Emil Medrea, age 60, of Lawrenceville, GA  passed away December 25, 2020.  He is survived by his wife Aurelia Medrea; daughter, Julia Medrea; mother, Anghelina Manitiu Fa ...

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Retha Mae Fountain Wrenn, 86, Clarkesville
Retha Mae Fountain Wrenn, 86 of Clarkesville passed away Tuesday January 5, 2021 at Habersham Home East following an extended illness. Born in Franklin County, Georgia on Novembe ...
Larry L. Copeland, 77, Clarkesville
Larry L. Copeland, age 77 of Clarkesville, GA passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. He was born in Stephens County on January 30, 1943. He was the son of the late John Troy a ...

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Amie Nicole Broome Baird, 41, Gainesville
Amie Nicole Broome Baird, age 41, of Gainesville, GA passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, while in hospice care Tuesday, January 5, 2021. She was a loving daughter, ...
Greta Bye Carter, 92, Gainesville
Greta Bye Carter, 92, passed away Tuesday, January 5th at Manor Lake Memory Care in Gainesville, Georgia.   An open service will be held Saturday, January 9th at 1:00 pm, a ...
Irene Dixon, 84, Gainesville
Irene Dixon 84 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday January 5th. Irene Esland Dixon was born on August 10, 1936 to the Late Emma Esland Burke and Lewis Esland Sr. in Helen Al ...
Evelyn Matthews Freeze, 89, Gainesville
Evelyn Matthews Freeze age 89 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday January 5, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Evelyn was born February 7, 1931 in Gaines ...

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Hazel Gresham Watson, 82, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Hazel Gresham Watson, age 82, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Mrs. Watson was a daughter to t ...
Robert (Bob) Earl Morgan, Jr., age 64, of  Commerce passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2021.   Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Pond F ...

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Teodoro Cerda-Silva, 75, Alpharetta
Teodoro Cerda-Silva 75, of Alpharetta passed away January 5, 2021 at Northside Forsyth Hospital. Funeral services will be held Tuesday January 12, 2021 at 11am from St. John Paul I ...

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Margaret Savage Minor, 85, Cleveland
Margaret Savage Minor, 85 of Cleveland passed away Tuesday January 5, 2021. Born in Hall County, Mrs. Minor had lived in White County for a number of years.  She  ...
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.