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Local Obits for Sun. Nov 28th, 2021


Jenny Lynn Andras, 50, Dawsonville
Jenny Lynn Andras, 50, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Sunday, November 28, 2021.  She was born in Thibodaux, LA to the late Raymon and Patsy Andras.  She had a love fo ...


Maron V. Bagley, 87, Buford
  Maron V. Bagley, 87, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, November 28, 2021. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Sarah Hogan Bagley of Buford, GA; daughters, Teresa Bagl ...
Travis Gunter Brown, 94, Buford
Travis Gunter Brown, age 94, of Buford, GA, passed away on Sunday, November 28, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Herman Brown; parents, Cullis and ...


Lori Ann Owens Thompson, 63, Demorest
Lori Ann Owens Thompson, age 63 of Demorest, passed away on Sunday, November 28, 2021.  Born in Hialeah, Florida on August 20, 1958, she was the daughter of the late Franci ...


Jimmie Nell (Ingram) Beasley, 82, Gainesville
  Mrs. Jimmie Nell (Ingram) Beasley, age 82, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, November 28, 2021, following a sudden illness. Funeral services are scheduled f ...
Tammy Lynn Becker, 63, Oakwood
Tammy L. Becker, age 63, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2021 from breast cancer. She is survived by her two daughters, Jody Becker and Elise Razo; son-in-law, Jesu ...
Patricia Buck Rogers, 82, Gainesville
Patricia Buck Rogers passed away Sunday, November 28 following an extended illness.  Born in Decatur Alabama, she moved to Pensacola, Florida where she graduated high school. ...


Lera Grace Dorsey, 74, Hoschton
Lera Grace Dorsey, age 74, of Hoschton, GA passed away Sunday, November 28, 2021. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm  Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at Lawson Funeral Hom ...
James Adam Emmett, 41, Commerce
Mr. James Adam Emmett, 41, of Commerce passed away Sunday, November 28, 2021. Services will be held on Sunday December 05, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funer ...


Jimmy Eugene O’Bryant, 79, Free Home
  Jimmy Eugene O’Bryant, age 79 of Free Home, passed away Sunday, November 28, 2021. Jimmy was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church as well as a Mason and Shriner ...
Matthew Andrew Savoy, 47, Dunwoody
Matthew Andrew Savoy, 47, of Dunwoody, passed away peacefully in his sleep on November 28, 2021. He is survived by his mother, Suzanne; father, Robert; son, Whitman Charles; brothe ...
Bobby Eugene Walton,, 84, Canton
Bobby Eugene Walton, age 84 of Canton passed away on Sunday, November 28, 2021. Bobby had a true love for everyone he met and he enjoyed sharing stories of his history and memories ...


Frances S. Goodman, 88, Toccoa
Frances S. Goodman, 88, of Toccoa passed away Sunday, November 28, 2021.     Born in Kansas in 1933, Frances was the daughter of the late Joseph & Mary Eli ...
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.