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Local Obits for Sun. Dec 19th, 2021

Banks

Wilma Juanita Crocker Osborn, age 92 of Homer, GA passed away on Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021.   Born on Dec. 5, 1929 in Commerce, GA, Mrs. Osborn was the daughter of the lat ...

Gwinnett

Philip Drake, 35, Grayson
Philip Drake, 35, of Grayson, GA, died Sunday, December 19, 2021 following a brief illness. A memorial service will be held Monday, December 27, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mi ...

Habersham

Inf. Blaze Benjamin Browner Bravo, passed away on Sunday, December 19, 2021.  Born in Gainesville, Georgia on December 19, 2021, he was the son of Brison Browner and Jessic ...
Jamey Randall Foster, 47, Baldwin
Funeral services for Jamey Randall Foster, age 47 of Baldwin, will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at Hillside Memorial Chapel. Pastor David Sharpton will officia ...
Melvin Stephens, 75, Mount Airy
Funeral services for Melvin Stephens, age 75 of Mt. Airy, will be held at 3:00 PM, Thursday, December 23, 2021 at Hollywood Baptist Church. Dr. Don Samples will officiate with inte ...

Hall

Joan (Meyer) Buehl, 81, Flowery Branch
With deep sadness, the children of Mrs. Joan (Meyer) Buehl, age 81, of Flowery Branch, GA. announce her passing on Sunday, December 19, 2021 surrounded by the family, after a long ...
Maurice Burt, 62, Flowery Branch
Maurice Burt, 62 of Flowery Branch died Sunday December 19, 2021 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Maurice was a graduate of Johnson High School and was of t ...
Bruce Leon McCumber, age 75, of Keystone Heights, FL, passed away on Sunday, December 19, 2021 at North Florida Regional Medical Center following a brief i ...

Jackson

Mrs. Glinda Ann William Blalock, 81, of Commerce, died on December 19, 2021 peacefully in her sleep at the home of her granddaughter, Holly Gaddis of Jefferson, Georgia.  Ther ...
Benjamin A. Silva Florez, 31, Jefferson
Mr. Benjamin A. Silva Florez, age 31, of Jefferson, Georgia, passed away Sunday, December 19, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. Celebration of Life will b ...

Lumpkin

Karen Jean Smallwood, 56, Dahlonega
Mrs. Karen Jean Smallwood, age 56, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Sunday, December 19, 2021. She was born on November 6, 1965, in Hall County to Benny Smallwood and Ola Marti ...

Stephens

Lynn Howard Cash, 80, Toccoa
  Mr. Lynn Howard Cash, age 80 of Toccoa passed away peacefully Sunday, December 19, 2021 at his residence with family at his side. A son of the late John Howard Cash ...
  Mrs. Fannie Ruth Sosby Culpepper, 85, wife of Kenneth Smith Culpepper of Toccoa, was lovingly welcomed into the arms of Jesus on Sunday, December 19, 2021 at her home sur ...

White

Jerry Wayne Henry, 84, Helen
  Jerry Wayne Henry was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 19th, 2021. He entered this world in unincorporated Robertstown on May 4th, 1937 and filled the ...
George E. Marks, Jr., 73, Sautee Nacoochee
  George E. Marks, Jr., age 73, of Sautee Nacoochee, GA, passed away Sunday, December 19, 2021. He was born in March, 1948, in Pensacola, FL., the son of the late Mr. and M ...
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.