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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Nov 20th, 2021

Forsyth

Betty Jane Foster Deadwyler, age 90, died Saturday November 20, 2021 at her home in Cumming, Georgia. She was a resident of Sandy Springs, Georgia for over fifty years prior to mov ...
Wilburn Whitt, 82, Cumming
Wilburn Whitt, 82, of Cumming passed away Saturday, November 20, 2021. Wilburn was a loving and caring husband, father, Papa, brother and friend. He was a member of Antioch Baptist ...

Gwinnett

Mark Stephen Fain, 53, Lilburn
Mark Stephen Fain, 53, of Lilburn, GA passed away Saturday, November 20, 2021. He is survived by his son, Jesse James Fain of Lula, GA; father, Donald Fain; and mother, Eleanor She ...

Habersham

Susie Stanley Holland, age 78 of Alto, Georgia took her heavenly flight home on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness. Born in Alto, Georgia ...
Scott Patrick Simpson, 52, Mt. Airy
Scott Patrick Simpson, age 52, of Mount Airy, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, November 20, 2021. Mr. Simpson was born in Demorest, Georgia on March 17, 1969 to Neal and Doroth ...

Hall

Lewis W. Coker, Gainesville
Lewis W. Coker went peacefully in his sleep to his heavenly home on November 20,2021 at the Phoenix Lodge in Gainesville, GA. Lewis was born with a desire to learn, create, and ...
  Celebration of Life Services for Mrs. Mary E. Strickland of Buford, Georgia will be held Saturday, November 27, 2021, 1:00PM Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 4000 Th ...

Jackson

Scott Hamrick, 55, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Scott Hamrick, age 55 of Jefferson, Georgia, who entered into rest Saturday, November 20, 2021.  Mr. Hamrick was bor ...

Lumpkin

Linda Dyer Lawson, 70, Dahlonega
Mrs. Linda Dyer Lawson, age 70, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away surrounded by her family on Saturday, November 20, 2021. She was born on February 11, 1951, to the late Arnold and ...
Cordell “Clint” Massey 10/7/1942-11/20/2021 Child of The Most-High God, Son of The King of Kings, New Creature in Christ, and Joint heir with Jesus of Nazareth. E ...
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.