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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 13th, 2021

Habersham

William Myron "Bill" Ramsey, age 64, of Cornelia, Georgia , passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. Bill was born on July 29, 1957, in Sneedville, Tennessee, to th ...

Hall

Carolyn Louise Smith Britt, 89, Gainesville
Carolyn Louise Smith Britt, age 89 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born in Atlanta, Georgia on September ...
Cynthia 'Cyndi' Diane Pinion, 62, Gainesville
Mrs. Cynthia “Cyndi” Diane Pinion, age 62 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at her residence surrounded by her family. The family will rece ...
Betty Slaton Waldrop, 90, Gainesville
  Betty Slaton Waldrop, 90, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, October 13, 2021at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health.  Bet ...
Marilyn Anne West, 70, Gainesville
Ms. Marilyn Anne West, age 70 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at her residence following a brief illness. Memorial services are scheduled for Sunday, ...

Jackson

Laura Zane Scogin, 65, Commerce
Laura Zane Scogin, age 65 of Commerce, GA passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021.   Born on Aug. 23, 1956 in Cowpen, SC, Mrs. Scogin was the daughter of the late Char ...
Doris Tench Stamey, 96, Braselton
Doris Tench Stamey, age 96, of Braselton, Georgia and  Demorest, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. Mrs. Stamey was born on May 21, 1925 in Habersham Count ...
Bobby Maurice Stewart, 78, Jefferson
Bobby Maurice Stewart was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. Bobby loved his Savior, Jesus Christ, and went to be with the Lord on October 13, 2021 at th ...

Lumpkin

Charles Cleveland Burt, 91, Dahlonega
Mr. Charles Cleveland Burt, age 91, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, October 13, 2021.  Mr. Burt was born in Dawson County on October 11, 1930, to the late Ernest N. and ...
Edward Gorman, 87, Dahlonega
Edward Gorman, 87, went home to be with his Heavenly Father on October 13, 2021.  After a successful career in the US Army, he was employed by Folger Poultry and later with Fo ...

White

Juanita Lois Holbrook Partin, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. Mrs. Partin was born on April 29, 1947, in Cornelia, Georgia, to the late Clarenc ...
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.