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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 27th, 2021


Ralph Weatherington Mullinax, age 90, of Buford, died peacefully, surrounded by family on October 27, 2021.  Ralph was born in Forsyth County, Georgia, and was raised in Bufor ...
Chang Yup Song, 83, Suwanee
Chang Yup Song, 83, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 27, 2021. He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Chuin Yoon Song of Suwanee; daughter, Young Connie Song of ...
Mary Lynn Whiten, 68, Buford
Mary Lynn Whiten, 68, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 27, 2021. She was preceded in death by parents, Leonard and Mary Ellen Lester. Mrs. Whiten is survived by her ...


Irene Elizabeth Stortz, 99, Clarkesville
Irene Elizabeth Stortz, age 99 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed into eternity on October 27, 2021. She was born to Harry and Ella Kuhn on May 2, 1922 in Middletown, NY and where ...


Samuel Moore Henry, 65, Gainesville
  Mr. Samuel Moore Henry, age 65, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at home surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M ...


Nancy Evans Bryant, 51, Commerce
    Nancy Evans Bryant, age 61 of Commerce, GA passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 at her residence.   Born on Sept. 29, 1960 in Commerce, GA, Mrs. ...


DeAndre Duane Blade, 36, Boston, Massachusetts
DeAndre Duane Blade 36 of Boston, Massachusetts passed away on Wednesday, October 13th. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.


Elise Scruggs Beaver, 79, Eastanollee
Mrs. Elise Scruggs Beaver, age 79 of N. Broad River Road, Eastanollee passed away Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at the Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late Eugene an ...
Alma Juanita Hardin, 90, Toccoa
Miss Alma Juanita Hardin, age 90 of Toccoa passed away Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late James Ervin Hardin and Julia Mae Driskell Hard ...
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.