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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Nov 11th, 2021

Gwinnett

Joe C. Avery, 89, Buford
Joe C. Avery, 89, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, November 11, 2021. He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Virginia “Jenny” Bennett Avery; parents, Edwa ...
Shirley Ann Carson Hamilton, 72, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, November 11, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wiley and Minnie Carson; sister, Minnie Ruth Wansl ...
Margaret "Peggy" Sewell, 87, Hoschton
Margaret "Peggy" Sewell, 87, of Hoschton, GA passed away Thursday, November 11, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-six years, Don Sewell. Mrs. Sewell ...

Habersham

Carolyn Janie-Sue Ivester Ledford, age 80 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 11, 2021. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on May 13, 1941, s ...
David Andrew Loudermilk, 59, Nicholson, formerly of Mount Airy
David Andrew Loudermilk, age 59 of Nicholson, formerly of Mount Airy, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 11, 2021. Born in Demorest, Georgia on January ...

Hall

Chad Everett Wright, 46, Flowery Branch
  Chad Everett Wright, 46, of Flowery Branch, passed away on Thursday, November 11, 2021. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. Tuesday, November, 16, 2 ...

Jackson

Randall Roy Hamby, 72, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Randall Roy Hamby, age 72 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, November 11, 2021.  Mr. Hamby was b ...
Charlie Richard McEver, 79, Commerce
Charlie Richard McEver, age 79 of Commerce, GA passed away on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021.   Born on May 21, 1942 in Nicholson, GA, Mr. McEver was the son of the late Hubert and ...
Kirk Evan Triemer, 61, Hoschton
Kirk Evan Triemer, 61 years of age, slipped away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at his home.  Kirk was born in San Jose, CA on November 6, 1960 to W ...

Lumpkin

Michael Sherman Bland, 70, Dahlonega
Mr. Michael Sherman Bland, age 70, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on November 11, 2021, following a period of declining health. He was born on November 25, 1950 in Pasadena, Cal ...

Other

Betty Beck Blalock, 84, Danielsville
Betty Beck Blalock, age 84 of Danielsville, GA passed away on Thursday, November 11, 2021.   Born on July 31, 1937 in Banks County, GA, Mrs. Blalock was the daughter&n ...

Stephens

Mrs. Marryie Grace McJunkin Lockee, age 59, of Toccoa, passed away Thursday November 11th, 2021, at her home.  A daughter of the late Raymond McJunkin and Louise McCurry Gu ...

White

Norma Jean Potts Miller, 83, Cleveland
Norma Jean Potts Miller, a longtime resident of Cleveland, Ga., died Oct. 14, 2021, following ongoing health issues and a short stay at Seasons Hospice in Cumming. She was 83. S ...
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.