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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Nov 24th, 2021


Lois Ann (Nanee) Mittiga passed away on November 24, 2021, at the age of 85, at her home in Suwanee, GA. Her passing was very unexpected as she was strong and healthy prior to that ...


John B. “J.B.” Stephens, age 90, of Alto, passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2021.  Born on September 27, 1931, in Bogart, he was a son of the late Gaynell ...


Edna Arrowood, 74, Clermont
Edna Arrowood age 74, of Clermont entered heaven Wednesday November 24, 2021 at the Bell Minor Nursing Home with her sister by her side. Edna was born in Jefferson, GA on May 18 ...
Martha Burtz, 98, Gainesville
Martha Burtz, age 98, of Gainesville, GA, passed away peacefully at her home on November, 24th.  Martha would have turned 99 in March. Martha Burtz was born on March 14, 19 ...
Jon Loren Schwab, 77, Gainesville
Mr. Jon Loren Schwab, age 77, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at Brightway Hospice, Emory Hospital in Atlanta with his wife by his side, following ...
Mr. Grady Jasper Staton, age 74, of Lula, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, November 24, 2021, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are ...


Clara Parks Hemphill, 84, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Clara Parks Hemphill, age 84 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, November 24, 2021.  Mrs. Hemphi ...
Arthur Wayne Sorrows, 82, Commerce
Mr. Arthur Wayne Sorrows, age 82, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville.  Mr. Sorrows was born in Atlanta, ...


Robert "Bobby" Kyle, 86, Cleveland
Robert "Bobby" Kyle age 86, of Cleveland, formerly of Tampa Florida, passed away Wednesday, November 24, 2021.   Arrangements are incomplete at this time.  ...
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.