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Local Obits for Mon. Dec 13th, 2021


KeiAnthony DeCarlo Funtez Riden was born in Winder, Ga on September 11, 1991, to Keith Riden & Stacy Long.   He attended Barrow County School system.   KeiAntho ...


Vendyl Martin (Vince) Reynolds, 64, of Cumming passed away Monday, December 13, 2021. Vince was the owner of Forsyth Appliance and a U.S. Air Force veteran. A member of River of Li ...


Reverend Numen Jeff Nichols, 85, passed away Monday, December 13, 2021. Born June 24, 1936 in Forsyth County, Reverend Nichols resided in Cumming with his wife. He was retired from ...


Gary Randall Dollar, 57, Buford
Gary Randall Dollar, age 57, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, December 13, 2021. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Harmon and Dorothy Jones; his biological mot ...
Carmen (Babe) Miranda, 83, Suwanee
Mrs. Carmen (Babe) Miranda, age 83, of Suwanee passed on to be with the Lord on Monday, December 13, 2021 with her family by her side. Celebration of Life will be on Friday, Jan ...
Sally Belinda Turner, 71, Gainesville
Mrs. Sally Belinda Turner, 71, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, December 13, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 17, 2021 in the Chapel of Me ...


Herman Jefferson Rogers, 88, Gainesville
Mr. Herman Jefferson Rogers, 88, of Gainesville passed away Monday, December 13, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness.   Graveside services will be held a ...
James Edward Simpson, 77, Gainesville
Mr. James Edward Simpson, 77, of Gainesville passed away Monday, December 13, 2021 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, December ...


Delphia "Dee" Charles, 72, Habersham
Delphia "Dee" Charles, age 72, of Turnerville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 13, 2021. Mrs. Charles was born in Cleveland, Georgia, on Septembe ...
Micah Wayne Peevy, 46, Marietta, formerly of Buford
Mr. Micah Wayne Peevy, age 46, of Marietta, GA, formerly of Buford, GA, passed away, Monday, December 13, 2021 at his home following a brief illness. He was born January 9, 1975, i ...
John Cornelius Rodgers, 41, Atlanta
John Cornelius Rodgers 41 of Atlanta passed away on Monday, December 13th. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.


Richard F. Povolny, 79, Blairsville
Richard F. Povolny 79, of Blairsville passed away Monday December 13, 2021.  Richard was born on September 28,1942 in Flushing, New York to the late Francis and Josephine Povo ...
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.