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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 29th, 2021

Habersham

Lincoln Malcom Burgess, age 5 of Alto, passed away on Friday, October 29, 2021.  Born in Athens, Georgia on October 19, 2016, he was a son of Jeffery and Jessica Wade Burge ...
Danny Gabrels, 68, Clarkesville
Danny Gabrels was born on March 12, 1954. He passed away at Habersham Hospital on Friday, October 29th, 2021. Survived by his amazing wife of 48 years Gaylia Canup Gabrels, his ...
Vicaro Nappo, 22, Cornelia
  Vicaro Nappo, 22, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away with peace, honor and grace on the 29th of October 2021. Never a more beautiful soul walked this earth. Vicaro' ...
Bobby Junior Thompson, age 49 of Alto, Georgia passed away on Friday, October 29, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at thi ...
Norma "Jean" Vickery, 74, Demorest
Norma Jean Vickery, 74, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Friday, October 29, 2021 after a brief battle with cancer.   She is survived by her husband, Ricky Vickery; son ...
Cynthenia Larissa Wade, age 29 of Alto, passed away on Friday, October 29, 2021.  Born in Demorest, Georgia on May 12, 1992, she was a daughter of Kevin Lee and Amanda Ledf ...

Hall

DeAndre’ Duane Blades aka Doobie was born on March 18, 1985 in Mt. Vernon, NY. DeAndre’ departed this life on Wednesday October 13, 2021. DeAndre’ was educated in ...

Jackson

Reba Bowles Childs, 89, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Reba Bowles Childs, age 89 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, October 29, 2021.  Mrs. Childs was born in Winder ...
Betty Sue Carter Spence, 89, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Betty Sue Carter Spence, age 89 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, October 29, 2021.  Mrs. Spence was born i ...

Other

Santa Herrera Sica De Ajanel, 44, New Philadelphia, Ohio
Mrs. Santa Herrera Sica De Ajanel age 44 of New Philadelphia, Ohio passed away on Friday October 29, 2021 at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio following a sudden illness. Fune ...

White

Brenda Loraine Pilgrim, 77, Cleveland
Brenda Loraine Pilgrim, age 77, of Cleveland, passed from this life to her Heavenly Home on Friday, October 29, 2021. Ms. Pilgrim was born on October 24, 1944, in Cleveland, Geo ...
Michael Dean Smith, 72, Cleveland
Michael “Dean” Smith, age 72 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, October 29, 2021.  Mr. Smith was born on November 30, 1948, in Hall County, to the late Albert an ...
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.