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Local Obits for Sat. Oct 23rd, 2021


Helen Joyce Cork, 82, Winder
Helen Joyce Cork, age 82, of Winder passed away Saturday, October 23, 2021.  Funeral arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralho ...


Barbara Ann Barnes Buice, 77, Gainesville
Barbara Ann Barnes Buice, 77 of Gainesville passed away Saturday October 23, 2021 at her residence. Born in White County, Mrs. Buice had lived in Hall County for most of her lif ...
Margaret Ann Ledford, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Margaret Ann Ledford, 87, of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus following an extended illness. Funer ...


Elizabeth Ann Morrow, 82, Jefferson
Elizabeth Ann Morrow, age 82, of Jefferson passed away Saturday, October 23, 2021.  Mrs. Morrow was a member of White Plains Baptist Church and the M&M Group.  She wa ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Kimberly Anne Powell Rainey, age 51 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, October 23, 2021.  Mrs. Rainey was bor ...


Larry Seabolt, 68, Dahlonega
Mr. Larry Seabolt, age 68, of Dahlonega passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Saturday, October 23, 2021. He was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County, being born on ...


Ivie Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Kathryn Paulette Strickland Baxter of Hull who passed away on Saturday, October 23, 2021.  Mrs. Baxter was the daughter of the la ...
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.