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Local Obits for Sun. Nov 14th, 2021

Banks

Kenneth Joshua Wright, 36, Maysville
Kenneth Joshua Wright, age 36 of Maysville, passed away on Sunday, November 14, 2021.  Born in Commerce, Georgia on August 2, 1985, he was a son of Patricia Parson Wright o ...

Gwinnett

Eleanor Alice Peterson, 82, Lawrenceville
Eleanor Alice Peterson, loving wife and mother, peacefully passed from our world on Sunday, November 14, 2021 surrounded by her son Stephen Peterson, her daughter Laura Betgevergiz ...

Habersham

Emma Laura Edwards Smith Morrison, age 93 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 14, 2021. Born in Monticello, Georgia on March 18, 1928, she ...
Robert "Bobby" Griffin Oklapek went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 14, 2021. Bobby was born on January 24th 2001 in Fort Myers Florida to Elizabeth Ann G ...
Velma Evelyn Wiley, 86, Alto
  Velma Evelyn McClure Wiley, age 86 of Alto, passed away on Sunday, November 14, 2021.  Born in Ellijay, Georgia on October 9, 1935, she was a daughter of the la ...
Kaye Scroggs Wilkes, 67, Cornelia
Kaye Scroggs Wilkes, age 67, of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 14, 2021. Ms. Wilkes was born on May 27, 1954 and was a lifelong resident of ...

Hall

Mrs. Mildred Laverne Duckworth Boykin, 91, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Sunday, November 14, 2021 at the Gardens of Gainesville. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on ...
Mrs. Mildred Laverne Duckworth Boykin, 91, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Sunday, November 14, 2021 at the Gardens of Gainesville. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on ...
Dixie Lee Wills Howard, 60, Flowery Branch
  Mrs. Dixie Lee Wills Howard, 60, of Flowery Branch, passed away Sunday, November 14, 2021 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, No ...
Linda Marie Thurlow, 61, Gainesville
Linda Marie Thurlow, 61 of Gainesville, Georgia died peacefully on November 14, 2021. She was born on March 10, 1960 in Somers Point, New Jersey. Linda graduated from Cross Keys Hi ...

White

Grant London, 85, Cleveland
Grant London, age 85, of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, November 14, 2021. Mr. London was born on December 18, 1935, in Habersham County, to the late John Graves and Flary Et ...
Martha W. Milam, 89, Cleveland
Martha W. Milam, age 89, of Cleveland, GA passed away on Sunday, November 14, 2021 after a battle with an extended illness. Martha was born April 16, 1932 in Lexington, KY to th ...
James Herman Mize, 85, Sautee
James Herman Mize, of Sautee, loving husband, father, grandfather, passed away peacefully Sunday, November 14, 2021. He was 85 years old. Born on April 14, 1936, to Ross and Hallie ...
Flora Bell Rogers, 99, Cleveland
  Miss Flora Bell Rogers, age 99, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, November 14, 2021.  Miss Rogers was born on July 29, 1922 to the late Robert and Essie Sanders R ...
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.