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Local Obits for Sat. Nov 27th, 2021


Linda Joyce Calvert, 68, Gillsville
Linda Joyce Calvert age 68, of Gillsville entered heaven Saturday November 27, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville Campus. Linda was born April 23, 1953 in ...


Ronald Putman, 78, Buford
Ronald Putman, 78, of Buford, GA, died Saturday, November 27, 2021. Mr. Putman has been cremated and a service will be held at a later date in New York. Mr. Putman was a Veteran of ...


Allen Miles Abernathy, 80, Clarkesville
Allen Miles Abernathy, age 80 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 27, 2021 following an extended illness. Born in Cleveland, Georgia on ...


Mrs. Cynthia Christine Statham Burrell, 75, of Gainesville passed away Friday, November 26, 2021 in Alto, GA.             Funeral services will ...
Joseph Conley Carder, 90, Gainesville
Mr. Joseph Conley Carder, 90, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, November 27, 2021 at Foot Hills Retirement Home. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Novemb ...
Trudy D. Hamby, 68, Gainesville
Mrs. Trudy D. Hamby, 68, of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, November 27, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p. ...
Louell Woodring Roper, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Louell Woodring Roper, 88, of Gainesville, went home to Jesus and other loved ones on November 27, 2021. She was a devoted wife, mother, sister and daughter. She is precede ...
Thomas Crete Shinta, 58, Gainesville
Thomas Crete Shinta died at age 58 on November 27th in Gainesville, GA.  Born in Charleston, S.C. where he spent the first 10 years of his life, he was an avid sports fan ...
John Marion “Turtle” Watkins, age 71, of Lula, passed away on Saturday, November 27, 2021.  Born on September 7, 1950, in Demorest, he was a son of the late Joh ...


Eulus Edward Chambers, 83, Jefferson
Mr. Eulus Edward Chambers, age 83 of Jefferson, passed away Saturday, November 27, 2021 at his home surrounded by family. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Tuesday, Nov ...
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.