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Local Obits for Sun. Oct 17th, 2021


Mrs. Sandra Elaine Aderhold Vandiver, age 82, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, October 17, 2021 at Brighter Mornings.  Mrs. Vandiver was born in Commerce to the late Thomas Jeffer ...


Michael (Mikey) Dwayne Carnes, age 43, of Dawsonville Ga, peacefully passed away on October 17, 2021. He was born on June 2, 1978 in Cumming Ga, to Joyce Allison and Gene Carnes. ...
Connie Cox Medlock, 69, Dawsonville
Connie Cox Medlock, age 69, of Dawsonville, GA passed away Sunday October 17, 2021, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA.  Connie was born in Sylvester, GA on ...
Sheyenne Skye Seabolt, 24, Dawsonville
Sheyenne Skye Seabolt, 24 of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Sunday, October 17, 2021.  She had a love for basketball.  She held many school records at Dawson County High ...


Wayne Travis Willoughby, age 66, of Cumming, GA passed away October 17, 2021. Wayne retired from the Fulton County Board of Education. Wayne loved the Lord serving as a dea ...


Charlotte Waller Johnson, 84, Sugar Hill
Charlotte Waller Johnson, 84, of Sugar Hill, GA, died Sunday, October 17, 2021. A graveside service will be held Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 11 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Garde ...


Laura Ann Powers Cary, 88, Gainesville
Laura Ann Powers Cary, 88, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday October 17, 2021, after a long illness. Laura was born on May 20, 1933, in Big Stone Gap, VA.  She m ...
Alan Rimes McElveen, 77, Gainesville
Alan Rimes McElveen entered fully into the presence of his Lord on October 17, 2021, with his wife and sons by his side. He would have been 78 on Friday. Alan is survived by his ...
Raymond Wayne Reed, 80, Gainesville
Mr. Raymond “Wayne” Reed, 80, of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, October 17, 2021 at Ashton Senior Living following an extended illness. A graveside service will be ...


James Lamar Gordon, 80, Commerce
James Lamar Gordon, age 80 of Commerce, GA passed away on Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021.   Born on Jan. 8, 1941 in Commerce, GA, Mr. Gordon was the son of the late Willie Lamar ...


James "Jim" J. Bryant, 85, Hartley, IA
On Sunday, October 17, 2021, James (Jim) J Bryant, loving husband and father of three sons, passed away at age 85. Jim was born on June 13, 1936 in Hartley, IA to Harold and Vio ...


Claudine Davis Powers, 74, Toccoa
Mrs. Claudine Davis Powers, age 74 of Cedar Circle, Toccoa passed away Sunday, October 17, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. A daughter of the late Cecil ...
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...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
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.