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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 20th, 2021

Banks

Tony Thomas, 59, Maysville
Tony Thomas, age 59, of  Maysville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 20, 2021.   Mr. Thomas was born on July 25, 1962, in Demorest, Georgia, to t ...

Gwinnett

James C. Blankenship, 89, Snellville
James C. Blankenship, 89, of Snellville, GA passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021. He is survived by his wife of thirty-two years, Hortense Chadwick Blankenship of Snellville, ...

Habersham

Barbara Terrell Payne, 88, Clarkesville
Barbara Terrell Payne, age 88, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 20, 2021. Mrs. Payne was born on August 29, 1933 in Duncan, South Carolina t ...

Hall

Eric Roland, 51, Clermont
Eric Roland, 51, of Clermont, Ga., died on August 17, 2021. A Celebration of Life will be held at Clermont Venue on October 30, 2021, from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. Drop by to celebrate Er ...
Geneva Baugh Garrett, 77, Gainesville
Geneva Baugh Garrett age 77 of Gainesville entered rest Wednesday Oct. 20, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Barrow. Geneva was born Dec. 22, 1943 in Hall County to the ...
James Daniel Harper, 37, Gainesville
Mr. James Daniel Harper age 37 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday October 20, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services a ...
James Daniel Harper, 37, Gainesville
Mr. James Daniel Harper age 37 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday October 20, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services a ...

Other

Shirley Ivy Sineath, 72, Perry
Mrs. Shirley Ivy Sineath, age 72, of Perry, Georgia passed away on Friday, October 15, 2021 at Houston Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, Nov ...

White

Don Barrett, 78, Cleveland
  Mr. Don Barrett age 78, of Cleveland passed away Wednesday October 20, 2021. Mr. Barrett was born on June 6, 1943, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Claud and Louise ...
Mr. Charles “Buddy” Alvie Mann, age 79, of Cleveland passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021. Buddy was born in Atlanta on May 21, 1942, to the late Edgar Vaughn and ...
Charles "Clyde" Moody, 76, Cleveland
Charles “Clyde” Moody, age 76 of Cleveland, passed away August 27th, 2021. Clyde was born on July 17th, 1945, to the late Charles and Mary Crane Moody. He graduated ...
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.