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Local Obits for Mon. Nov 29th, 2021


Jerry "Little Man" Fricks, 28, Dawsonville
Jerry “Little Man” Fricks, 28, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday November 29, 2021. Born December 1, 1992, Little Man was a lifelong resident of the War Hill communi ...
Herman Rider, 89, Dawsonville
Herman Rider, 89, of Dawsonville passed away Monday November 29, 2021 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born June 22, 1932, Herman was a lifelong resident ...


Kathy Pruitt, Buford
Kathy Pruitt, of Buford, GA, died Monday, November 29, 2021. A graveside service will be held Friday, December 3, 2021 at 3 PM at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens. Pastor Chad Roebuck wi ...


Melvin Tabor, 86, Buford
Mr. Melvin Tabor, age 86 of Buford, passed away on Monday, November 29, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, December 3, 2021 at Memorial Park South Chapel w ...


Eva Angela Boraski, née Fedor, 76, Flowery Branch
  Eva Angela Boraski, née Fedor, 76, of Flowery Branch, passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 after a four and a half year battle ...
Willis (Bill) John Kohlhagen, 95, Gainesville
Willis (Bill) John Kohlhagen, age 95, of Gainesville, GA was taken by the Lord to join his loving wife, Sandy, of 54 years of happy marriage on November 22, 2021.  She precede ...
Tula Avelina Rodriguez, 91, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Tula Avelina Rodriguez, age 91 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Monday, November 29, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton. Funeral mass will be held at ...
Paula Geter Tate, 53, Gainesville
Paula Geter Tate 53 of Gainesville passed away on Friday, November 26th. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
On January 5, 1987, a miracle was born to Cicily Youmans in Fulton County, GA. Danielle, nicknamed "Danni," weighed less than 2 pounds at birth and spent time in neonatal ...


Regina Lynnette Edwards, 59, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Regina Lynnette Edwards, age 59 who passed away Nov. 29, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Martin and Beulah Parker and the widow o ...
Barbara Martin Hamrick, 81, Jefferson
Barbara Martin Hamrick, 81, of Jefferson, GA, formerly of Buford, GA, died Tuesday, November 16, 2021. A graveside service will be held Friday, December 3, 2021 at 2 PM at Broadlaw ...
Franklin Smallwood, 46, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Franklin Jesse Smallwood, age 46, of Commerce, Georgia, who passed away on November 29, 2021. Mr. Smallwood was born in A ...


Hope Inez Sullens, 67, Dahlonega
Mrs. Hope Inez Sullens, age 67, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away Monday, November 29, 2021. She was born on June 27, 1954. Her grandchildren were the light of her life and affecti ...


Shannon Christine Cohrs, 25, Smyrna, Georgia departed this world for her home in heaven on Monday, November 29, 2021. While she left behind countless broken hearts, there is a bit ...
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.