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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Nov 3rd, 2021


Juana María Gonzales, 92, Lawrenceville
Juana María Gonzales passed away peacefully on November 3 surrounded by her family in Lawrenceville, Georgia.  Juana was born in Pisco, Peru on November 29, 192 ...


Deborah Elaine Grissett, 70, Gainesville
Mrs. Deborah Elaine Grissett, 70, of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at her residence. There are no services planned at this time. Born on December 4, 19 ...
Anthony Jerome Hester, 59, Gainesville
Anthony Jerome Hester was born to Charles Hester and Mary Ann Patrick in Gainesville, Ga on May 20, 1962. He was preceded by his father Charles Hester, mother-in-law Louise Hodges ...
Curtis Young, 45, Gainesville
Curtis D. Young was born on September 6, 1976 in Gainesville, GA to the late Betty Gene Lyles and Johnny Reed Young. He was called home to be with the Lord on November 3, 2021. He ...


Judy Ann Holmes Alsop, 80, Canton
Judy Ann Holmes Alsop passed peacefully, surrounded by her loved ones, on Wednesday, November 3, 2021. She was 80.  Judy was born to Mary Ellen Hiatt and Ralph Jacob Holmes on ...


Joyce Ann Armour, 62, Cleveland
Ms. Joyce Ann Armour age 62 of Cleveland, Ga passed away on Wednesday November 03, 2021 at her residence following a sudden illness.           Funeral s ...
Kathryn Irene Hogan, 79, Cleveland
Kathryn Irene Hogan, age 79, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, November 3, 2021.   Mrs. Hogan was born on November 1, 1942 to the late James Cafus Abernathy and Bonnie ...
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.