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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Nov 1st, 2021


  Charley “Gordon” Worley, age 79 of Lula, went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 1, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer.  Born on November ...


David George Bryant, 62, Gainesville
David George Bryant, 62 of Gainesville (Forsyth County) passed away Monday November 1, 2021 at Northside Hospital/ Forsyth. Born in Gainesville, Georgia, Mr. Bryant was the son ...
Flora Bailey Hughes, 83, Cumming
Flora Bailey Hughes, 83, of Cumming passed away Monday, November 1, 2021. She is preceded in death by her husbands, Randall Bailey and William Hughes; 9 brothers and sisters and he ...


Jose T. Chavez, 50, Gainesville
Mr. Jose T. Chavez, 50, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, November 1, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. o ...


Kathyrn Lanning Holland, 81, Anderson, SC
Kathyrn Lanning Holland, age 81 of Anderson, South Carolina, passed away on Monday, November 01, 2021 at AnMed Health Medical Center. Born in Salem, South Carolina on September ...


Mr. James Terrell "J.T." Mullinix, age 78, passed away on October 30, 2021, at his home in Toccoa.  Born July 25, 1943, he was the son of the late James ...


Shirley Ward Purcell, 72, Cleveland
Shirley Ward Purcell, age 72, passed away on Monday, November 1, 2021, with her daughters by her side. Shirley was born to Ruby Merle and George Ward on October 20, 1949, in Ade ...
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.