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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 6th, 2021


Alysha Brooke Brock, 29, Dawsonville
Alysha Brooke Brock, 29, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday January 6, 2021 following a sudden illness. Born August 20, 1991, Alysha was a lifelong resident of Dawson County a ...


John Wyndell Hughes, Jr., age 63, passed into glory at home on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. John was born in Duluth, Georgia, at Joan Glancey Memorial Hospital on April 2, 1957, to ...


William Carlos “Bill” Jackson, Homer formerly of Decutur
William Carlos “Bill” Jackson of Homer and formerly of Decatur, died peacefully on January 6, 2021. Bill was born March 18, 1938, in Memphis, TN to the late Sarah Eli ...


Daniel Brantley Carver III, age 33, of Lula, GA passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2021 following a sudden illness. He had a heart of gold and would give the shirt off his back t ...
Jimmy Dean Dailing, 72, Gainesville
Born in Fort Supply, Oklahoma on August 7, 1948, son of late Glen E. Keeton and Virginia Keeton. Jimmy Dean Dailing passed away peacefully in the presence ...
Joan H. Dispain, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Joan H. Dispain age 87 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday January 06, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness.  Funeral services will be held on S ...


Janet Leaphart Robertson, 64, Hoschton
Janet Leaphart Robertson, age 64, of  Hoschton, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bob and Ella Graham Leaphart, and broth ...


Alma Seabolt Grindle, 93, Dahlonega
Alma Seabolt Grindle, age 93, of Dahlonega went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 after a sudden illness. She was born on September 15, 1927 to the late Esborn Seab ...
Myrna L. Wallace, 83, Dahlonega
Myrna L. Wallace, age 83 of Dahlonega passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 6, 2021.  Complete arrangements will be announced later and are in the care of Anderson-U ...
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.