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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 12th, 2021

Dawson

Stevie H. Harben, 70, Dawsonville
Stevie H. Harben, 70, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday October 12, 2021 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born April 22, 1951, he was a lifelong residen ...

Gwinnett

Juan Rafael Merced, 36, Dacula
    Mr. Juan Rafael Merced, age 36, of Dacula passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021.   Funeral Mass will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 16, 2021 at ...

Habersham

Oscar Hernandez, 54, Mt. Airy
Oscar Hernandez age 54 of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Born on January 20, 1967 in Mexico, he was a son of Lorenzo Hernandez Cruz of Ejido La Loma ...
Sheila Diane Day Nunnally, 71, Batesville
Sheila Diane Day Nunnally age 71 of the Batesville Community, passed away October 12, 2021. Born in Columbus, Georgia on November 27, 1949, Mrs. Nunnally was the daughter of the ...

Hall

Rev. Thurman Dallas Parker, 84, of Lula, passed away Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held a ...
Ronnie E. " Gene" Carnes, 67, Dawsonville
Ronnie E. “Gene” Carnes, 67, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at his residence following a long battle with cancer. Born January 6, 1954, Gene wa ...

Jackson

Jackie Elaine Walker Jenkins, age 62 of Commerce, GA passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021.   Born on Aug. 22, 1959 in Blackshear, GA, Mrs. Jenkins was the daughter of S ...
Henry Wiley Underwood, 94, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Henry Wiley Underwood, age 94, of Pendergrass, Georgia, who passed away on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Mr. Underwood was born in Pender ...

Lumpkin

Michael Wayne Brasington, 63, Dahlonega
Mr. Michael Wayne Brasington, age 63 of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, October 12, 2021.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later.  ...
Brenda Gail Cook, 75, Dahlonega
Brenda Gail Cook, 75, of Dahlonega, Ga, passed away peacefully on October 12th, 2021 surrounded by her loved ones after a long battle with cancer. She was born in Atlanta, Ga on Se ...
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.