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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 21st, 2021


Hubert Burren Blalock, 90, Maysville
Mr. Hubert Burren Blalock, age 90, of Maysville, GA died Thursday, October 21, 2021 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Blalock was born in Nicholson to the late ...


  Dolores Mathilda Allen of Cumming, GA passed away on October 21, 2021. 


Raymundo Vega Castillo, age 49, of Buford, GA, passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2021.  He is survived by his wife, Marlen Mayo Ramirez; children, Jacqueline Vega Mayo, Rey ...


Tamara Lois Floyd, 49, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Tamara Lois Floyd, age 49, of Flowery Branch passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton. Funeral services will be held at 2: ...
George Lloyd Payne, 75, Clermont
George Lloyd Payne, age 75, of Clermont passed away Thursday, October 21, 2021. Mr. Payne was born December 18, 1945, in Hall County to the late Wayne and Mattie Garrett Payne. ...
Alfonso Lara Perez, 63, Gainesville
Mr. Alfonso Lara Perez, 63, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, October 21, 2021, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday ...


Carl Frankie Worley, 68, Commerce
Carl Frankie Worley, age 68 of Commerce, GA passed away on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. Born on May 11, 1953 in Commerce, GA, Mr. Worley was the son of the late Bill and Sular Crump ...


Anna Teresa Hix, 62, Conyers
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Anna Teresa Hix, age 62, of Conyers, Georgia, who passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2021. Mrs. Hix was born in Atlanta, Georgia, a ...
George Arlen Younes, 97, Athens
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. George Arlen Younes, age 97 of Athens, Georgia (South Jackson Community) who entered into rest Thursday, October 21, 2021.  Mr. Y ...


Michael Walcott, 66, Cleveland
Michael Walcott, age 66 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, October 21, 2021. He served six years in the United States Navy as a supply officer and then as a systems analyst in ...
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.