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Local Obits for Tue. Nov 16th, 2021


Carolyn H. Watson, 82, Cumming
Carolyn H Watson, 82, passed away at her home in Cumming, GA on November 5, 2021, at the end of a two-year battle with cancer. An Atlanta native, she grew up in the Kirkwood nei ...


Joe Shaw, 89, Fayetteville
Joe Shaw, age 89 of Fayetteville, GA passed away on Tuesday, November 16, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 31 years Dorothy “Dot” Roach Shaw; son, Bo ...
Ronald Edward Verhoff, 79, Buford
Ronald Edward Verhoff, 79, of Buford, GA passed away Tuesday, November 16, 2021. He was preceded in death by his son, Ryan Evan Verhoff; brother, Ivan Verhoff; and sister, Alice Ve ...
Thomas “Tom” Ervin Winter, age 69, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. He was preceded in death by parents, Warden Curtis and Myrtle Winter and si ...


Winton Martin, 77, Flowery Branch
  Winton Martin, age 77, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Tuesday, November 16, 2021.  He was preceded in death by parents, J. L. and Betty Westbrooks Martin and b ...
Jack Prince, 93, Gainesville
  Jack Prince, 93, of Gainesville passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, November 16. An entrepreneur, inventor and businessman, he was a loving husband, father, gran ...
Vivian Ann Pruitt, 78, Gainesville
Vivian Ann Pruitt, age 78, of Gainesville, GA passed away November 16, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Buddy Pruitt, parents, Emory & Mozelle Lee, and her broth ...


Genelle Wilson Chandler, 86, Commerce
Genelle Wilson Chandler, age 86 of Commerce, GA passed away on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Born on April 19, 1935 in Ila, GA, Mrs. Chandler was the daughter of the late George a ...


Anthony James “Jamey” Brooks age 43, of Dahlonega passed away on November 16, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. Jamey was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County and ...


David Alan Powell, 74, Cleveland
David Alan Powell, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Mr. Powell was born on May 28, 1947, in Decatur, Georgia, to the late Leon B. and Lois Silsby ...
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.