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Local Obits for Tue. Nov 30th, 2021


Gloria Hart Albritton, 73, Suwanee
Mrs. Gloria Hart Albritton, age 73, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. She was preceded in death by parents, Francis and Gloria Anderson Hart.  Mrs. Alb ...


Thurmond L. Gibson, 82, Demorest
Thurmond L. Gibson, age 82 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 following an extended illness. Born in Demorest, Georgia on July 11, ...


Albert William Miele, 74, Braselton
Albert William Miele, age 74 of Braselton entered rest Tuesday Nov. 30, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville Campus. Albert was born March 19, 1947 in Phila ...


Dr. Jon Thomas Middleton, 51, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Dr. Jon Thomas Middleton, age 51 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, November 30, 2021.  Dr. Middleton ...


Irene Conner Anderson, 92, Dahlonega
Mrs. Irene Conner Anderson, age 92, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. She was born on May 14, 1929, in Gainesville, Georgia to the late Dick Conner a ...


Robert J. (Bob) Venherm, 70, Dothan, Alabama
Robert J (Bob) Venherm, Jr., a resident of Dothan, Alabama, passed away Monday November 29, 2021, in Cleveland. He was 70. Mr. Venherm was born in Buffalo, New York to the late ...


Mrs. Susie Ann McFarlin Payne, age 85, wife of the late Floyd Talmadge Payne passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at her residence. Born June 19, 1936 in Frank ...
  Mrs. Angela Delores Long Sheriff, age 63 of Colston Drive, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at her residence. A daughter of Gladys Jordan Frady and the ...


Dylan Grizzle, 27, Cleveland
Dylan Grizzle, age 27, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. Mr. Grizzle was born on July 20, 1994, in Blairsville, Georgia, to Lee and Shelby Palmer Grizzle. ...
Linzy Helton, 78, Cleveland
    Linzy Helton, age 78 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, November 30, 2021. Mr. Helton was born on October 21, 1943 to O’Dell Helton and B ...
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.