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Local Obits for Thu. Nov 25th, 2021


Sandra Jo Martin Bruce, age 74, of Winder, GA passed away on Thursday, November 25, 2021. She was preceded in death by parents, Charles T. and Lorene Burel Martin; husband, Jerome ...


Helon “Valaree” Walls, 88, Dawsonville
Helon “Valaree” Walls, 88, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away on Thursday, November 25, 2021 after and extended illness.  She was born in Cumming, GA, to the late Ern ...


Joseph F. “Joe” Carter, 58, of Dacula, GA, died Thursday, November 25, 2021. Mr. Carter has been cremated and no service is scheduled at this time. Joe is survived by h ...


Marian Luce LeBaron, 92, Buford
Marian Luce LeBaron, age 92, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, November 25, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-three years, Herbert A. LeBaron; sons, Doug ...
Jae Sin Park, 89, Buford
Jae Sin Park, 89, of Buford, GA, died Thursday, November 25, 2021. Mrs. Park has been cremated and no service is scheduled at this time. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-6924 ...


Roy Lee Woodall, 78, Alto
Mr. Roy Lee Woodall, 78, of Alto, GA passed away Thursday, November 25, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus.     Funeral services will be ...


Dareen Jean Allison Ragan, 80, Gainesville
Dareen Jean Allison Ragan, 80 of Gainesville passed away Thursday November 25, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center-Gainesville Campus. Born in Jackson County, Mrs. Raga ...


Marilyn Yvonne James, 87, Commerce
Mrs. Marilyn Yvonne James, age 87, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, November 25, 2021 at The Oaks – Baldwin.  Mrs. James was born in Tulsa, OK to the late Clare and Blanch ...


Reid Joseph Kendall, 80, Dahlonega
Reid Joseph Kendall, age 80, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on November 25, 2021, following an extended illness. Mr. Kendall was born in Kokomo, Indiana on December 8, 1940. ...
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.
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...
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.