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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 6th, 2021


Elizabeth Dorsey, 83, Commerce
Mrs. Elizabeth Dorsey, age 83, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at her residence.  Mrs. Dorsey was born in Hiawassee to the late Fred and Clara Pruitt Beck.&nbs ...
Garry Lemar Fricks, Sr., 68, Maysville
Mr. Garry Lemar Fricks, Sr. age 68 of Maysville, Ga passed away on Wednesday October 06, 2021. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday October 08, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. in the Cha ...


Jessica Mary Wells, 34, Dawsonville
Jessica Mary Wells, 34 of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at her residence.  She was a lifelong resident of Dawsonville, GA.  She was an avid s ...


Jose Mario Cuellar, Sr. of Duluth, Georgia passed away on October 6, 2021.


Teresa Kay Mullinax, 61, Clarkesville
Teresa Kay Mullinax, age 61 of Clarkesville, passed away on Wednesday, October 6, 2021.  Born in Demorest, Georgia on May 29, 1960, she was a daughter of the late Guy Howar ...


Mr. Troy Anthony Cleveland, Sr., 59, of Lula, passed away Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. The family will receive friends at Memorial Park Funera ...
Martha Amaro Martinez-Ibarra, 58, Gainesville
Mrs. Martha Amaro Martinez-Ibarra age 58 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday, October 06, 2021 at Northside Forsyth Hospital in Cumming, Ga. Funeral services are schedul ...


Lois Diane Thomas Harris, 76, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lois Diane Thomas Harris, age 76 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, October 6, 2021.  Mrs. Harris was born ...


Mrs. Emma Lee Weaver Ivester, age 93 of Toccoa passed away Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at her residence. A daughter of the late John Henry Weaver and Ruby Weaver, she was born Au ...


Sharon Lee Ogg Hall, 91, Helen
Sharon Lee Ogg Hall, a resident of Helen, Ga. age 91 died at home at on October 6, 2021 with the loving attention of her daughters and their beloved friend Gina.  Services wil ...
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...
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.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.