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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Nov 7th, 2021


Jennifer Austin Follas, 41, Cumming
Jennifer Austin Follas, of Cumming GA, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on November 5, 2021.  Jenny’s memory will live on through her mom, Patsy Follas; dad, Rog ...


Our beloved father and papa, Roger Dale Craven, passed away on November 7th, 2021 in Gainesville, GA.   He is preceded in death by his parents, Banks and Marie Davis Crav ...


Johnny Mack King, 71, Cornelia
  Johnny Mack King, age 71, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 7, 2021. Mr. King was born on December 3, 1949, to the late W. G.  an ...
Dale Patrick Marsh, 72, Cornelia
Dale Patrick Marsh, age 72 of Cornelia, passed away on Sunday, November 7, 2021.  Born in Los Angeles, California on December 9, 1948, he was a son of the late Dale Leon an ...
Edwin Presley Williams, Jr., age 88 of Alto, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 07, 2021. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on October 01, 1933, he was a ...


Valorie Sue Granger, 76, Gainesville
  Ms. Valorie Sue Granger, 76, of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, November 7, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Th ...
Jose Lopez, 100, Gainesville
  Mr. Jose Lopez, 100 years, 10 months and 7 days old, of Gainesville, of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, November 7, 2021 at his residence. Funeral services will be he ...
Michael Jerrold Pearlman, 77, Flowery Branch
Mr. Michael Jerrold Pearlman, age 77, of Flowery Branch passed away on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. No services will be held at t ...
Marie L. Vales, 82, Flowery Branch
Marie L. Vales, age 82, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away on Sunday, November 7, 2021.  Mrs. Vales was preceded in death by her parents, Exant and Cecilia Salomen; sister, Ma ...
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.