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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Nov 22nd, 2021


Mary Franklyn “Frankie” Talton, 74, of Dawsonville passed from this worldly existence into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, November 22, 2 ...


Johnny Virl Hughes, 73, Cumming
  Johnny Virl Hughes, Sr., age 73, of Cumming, GA passed away on Monday, November 22, 2021. He was born in 1947, to the late Vernie & Alice Hughes. He was a Christian ...
Charles Daniel (Danny) Watkins, 52, of Cumming passed away Monday, November 22, 2021. Danny loved his children and his family. Always smiling and laughing, he was a hard worker and ...


Fernando Serrano-Valesquez, 56, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, November 22, 2021. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM Friday, November 26, 2021 in the Chapel of Flanigan ...
Jun Yang, 52, Duluth
Jun Yang, age 52 of Duluth, GA passed away on Monday, November 22, 2021.  He is survived by his wife of 12 years, Xiaofei Yang; children, Angela Yang, Ian Yang; father Rong ...


Mary Ann Stephan Williams, age 93 of Tiger, Georgia passed away on November 22, 2021. MaryAnn was born on November 18, 1928 in Oberlin, Ohio, the daughter of the late Louis ...


Mr. James “Jimmy” Milton Spencer, age 89 of Bobby Street, Toccoa passed away Monday, November 22, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late John Terrell Spencer and D ...
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.