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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Oct 1st, 2021

Dawson

Delmar Zane Ball, Dawsonville
Delmar Zane Ball, better known as Zane, was born July 10, 1959 in Jellico, Tennessee.  Zane was a resident of Dawsonville, Georgia and passed away the morning of September 26, ...

Gwinnett

Carol LaDane Conkel, 80, Buford
Surrounded by family and friends, Carol LaDane Conkel of Buford, Georgia, went to be with her Heavenly Father October 1, 2021. She was 80 years old. Carol was preceded in death ...

Habersham

Jo Nell Glaze Barrett, 83, Demorest
Jo Nell Glaze Barrett, age 83, of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 1, 2021. Mrs. Barrett was born on February 26, 1938 in White County, Georgia ...
Russell Edwin Collins, 81, Demorest
Russell Edwin Collins, age 81, of Demorest, passed away on Friday, October 1, 2021.  Born on August 13, 1940, he was a son of the late William Earl and Maude George Collins ...
Mildred Laverne Zimmerman Irvin, age 79, of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, October 1, 2021.  Born on January 28, 1942, in Cleveland, she was a daughter of the late Dan an ...
Mildred Laverne Zimmerman Irvin, age 79, of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, October 1, 2021.  Born on January 28, 1942, in Cleveland, she was a daughter of the late Dan an ...
Faye R. Jackson, 85, Cornelia
Faye R. Jackson, age 85, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Friday, October 1, 2021. Mrs. Jackson was born on March 9, 1936, in Fulton County, Georgia, to the late Alvin and Ru ...
John Michael Odum, 69, Clarkesville
John Michael Odum, age 69 of Clarkesville, passed away October 1, 2021 following a period of declining health. Born in Athens, Georgia on February 17, 1952, Mr. Odum was the son ...
Austin Christopher Wilkes, 23, Clarkesville
Austin Christopher Wilkes, age 23 of the Cool Springs Community Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, October 01, 2021. Born in Gainesville, Georgia on May 21, 1998, he w ...

Hall

Mrs. Robin Elizabeth (Smith) Crain, age 62, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away, Friday, October 1, 2021. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Monday, October 4, 2021 at ...
Stacey Lawayne Griffin, 56, Gainesville
Ms. Stacey Lawayne Griffin, 56, of Gainesville passed away Friday, October 1, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. The family will receive friends at Memorial Park on Sunda ...
Debra Sue Trammell- Morrison, 66, Gainesville
Mrs. Debra Sue Trammell-Morrison, 66, of Gainesville passed away Friday, October 1, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services will be ...
Harley Hushell Payne, 73, Clermont
   Mr. Harley Hushell Payne age 73 of Clark Rd. Clermont, GA., formerly of Blairsville passed away peacefully on Friday October 1, 2021 in the North East GA Medical Cente ...
Vasiliy F. Rubets, 77, Flowery Branch
Vasiliy F. Rubets, age 77, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Friday, October 1, 2021. He was preceded in death by his wife of forty-nine years, Mariya Fedorovna Rubets. Mr. Rube ...

Jackson

William Taylor Cantrell, 78, Pendergrass
Mr. William Taylor Cantrell, 78, of Pendergrass, passed away Friday, October 1, 2021 at home. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, October 4, 2021 in the Chapel ...
Clyde Morris Reynolds, 78, Pendergrass
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Clyde Morris Reynolds, age 78 of Pendergrass, Georgia, who entered into rest Friday, October 1, 2021.  Mr. Reynolds w ...

Other

Mr. William Henry “Billy” Johnson, age 50, of Morrow, GA died Friday, October 1, 2021 at Southern Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Johnson was born in Morrow to Joann ...
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.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.