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Local Obits for Sat. Oct 30th, 2021


Zella Dianne Nation, 67, Homer
Ms. Zella Dianne Nation, age 67, of Homer, GA died Saturday, October 30, 2021 at her residence.  Ms. Nation was born in Clarkesville, GA to the late Guerry Barannon and Grace ...


Andy Lee Kastner, 63, Wildcat Community
Andy Lee Kastner, 63, of the Wildcat Community, passed away on October 30, 2021. Andy was born in Petersburg, Virginia the son of J.A. Kastner and Joyce Burrell Kastner. Andy wa ...


Gary Lewis Webster, 75, Lawrenceville
Gary Lewis Webster, age 75, passed peacefully on October 30, 2021 in his hometown of Lawrenceville, Georgia. He braved a long-term illness and fought until the very end. He was ...


Tammy Christine Patrick, 49, Gainesville
Mrs. Tammy Christine Patrick, 49, of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, October 30, 2021 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 6, 20 ...


Lavon Dale Mashburn, 87, Marietta
  Lavon Dale Mashburn, age 87, of Marietta, GA, passed away on Saturday, October 30, 2021. He was born in 1934, to the late Chester A. and Jessie Mashburn. He was a United ...
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.