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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 25th, 2021

Banks

  Cassandra Shea “Cassie” Whisnant, age 28 of Lula, passed away on Monday, October 25, 2021.  Cassie was born on May 3, 1993 in Gainesville, to the la ...

Dawson

Irene Harben, 92, Dawsonville
Irene Harben, 92, of Dawsonville passed away Monday, October 25, 2021 following a period of declining health. Born May 13, 1929 to the late Alonzo and Nettie Burt, she was a lif ...

Habersham

Carol Ann Cox Martin, 80, Clarkesville
Carol Ann Cox Martin, age 80 of Clarkesville, passed away on Monday, October 25, 2021. Heaven gained a special angel. She is rejoicing on the streets of gold in Heaven.  Bo ...

Hall

Mr. George Chapman “Chad” Beck, 40, of Gainesville, passed away October 25, 2021 in Panama City, FL. A Memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, November ...
Janet Lynn Grier, 67, Lula
Janet Lynn Grier, age 67, of Lula, passed away on Saturday, October 23, 2021. Mrs. Grier was born on October 20, 1954, in Hall County, to the late Claiborn and Mildred Kemp Kers ...
Connie Adams Grizzle, 86, Gainesville
Connie Adams Grizzle, of Gainesville, loving wife, mother, sister, daughter, grandmother, great-grandmother and mother-in-law, died Monday, October 25th, at the age of 86. A gra ...
Mr. Walter Alberto Palacios Menjivar, 34, of Gainesville passed away Monday, October 25, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus. Funeral services will be he ...
Cluster Junior Smith, 58, Gainesville
Cluster Junior Smith was born August 4, 1963, to Willie Nell Smith & Cluster Lee Smith of Gainesville, Ga. He entered eternal rest on October 25, 2021.  He attended G ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Frances Diane Cooper Holder, age 70, of Braselton, Georgia, who passed away on Monday October 25, 2021.  Mrs. Holder was born De ...
Donald Eugene Nation, 72, Maysville
Donald Eugene Nation, age 72, of Maysville, GA passed away on Monday, Oct. 25, 2021 surrounded by his loving family at home.   Born on August 22, 1949 in Commerce, GA, ...

Lumpkin

Charles Waylon Tolbert, 40, Dahlonega
Mr. Charles Waylon Tolbert, age 40, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, October 25, 2021.  Waylon was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  He was born on Ma ...

White

Oliver L. Barber, 86, Cleveland
Oliver L. Barber, age 86, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, October 25, 2021. Mr. Barber was born on August 3, 1935, in Atlanta, Georgia and had a career as a maintenance sup ...
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.