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Local Obits for Sat. Dec 18th, 2021


Mrs. Miriam Gilmore Blackwell, age 89, of Homer, GA died Saturday, December 18, 2021 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Blackwell was born in East Point to the ...


Ralph O. Bruce, 80, Dawsonville
Ralph O. Bruce, 80, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday December 18, 2021 at Seasons Hospice following a period of declining health. Born September 24, 1941, Ralph had been a re ...


Albert Joseph Pirkle, 80, Cumming
Albert Joseph Pirkle, Age 80 of Cumming passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, December 18, 2021.  He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. Albert, affectionally know ...


Beloved husband, cherished dad, and adored “Pawpaw,” David Musgrove, 89, passed from death to life on December 18, 2021. Born in Brilliant, Alabama on June 24, 1932, ...
Ann Poole, 72, Flowery Branch
Ann Poole, 72, of Flowery Branch, GA died Saturday, December 18, 2021. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at 12 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Intermen ...


Nathaniel Mack Davis, 86, Demorest
  Nathaniel Mack Davis, age 86 of Demorest, passed away on Saturday, December 18, 2021.  Born on March 20, 1935, in Pensacola, Florida, he was a son of the late B ...


Robert Edge "Andy" Andrews Jr., age 68 of Gainesville, GA., born March 21, 1953 passed away Saturday December 18, 2021, at his home following a short illness. He is prece ...
Lorene Jackson, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Lorene Jackson, 85, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, December 18, 2021.   Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, December 20, 2021 in the chapel at ...


Kristina Ann Cates, 47, Dahlonega
Mrs. Kristina Ann Cates, age 47 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Saturday, December 18, 2021. A full obituary is being written and will be available soon.  To share ...


Mr. Fortino “Tony” Hernández Hernández, 40, of Clayton, passed away Saturday, December 18, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A small service wi ...


Marie Lucille Cobb Adams went to her heavenly home on December 18, 2021 after a long, blessed, and wonderful life. Born on May 7, 1930 in Barberton, OH, her childhood days were ...
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.