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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Dec 2nd, 2021


Niva Mae Geyer Nix, 86, Auburn
Niva Mae Geyer Nix, age 86, of Auburn, Georgia passed away on December 2, 2021. Mrs. Nix was born on July 16, 1935 in Wellman, Iowa to the late Grant and Grace McGimpsey Geyer. ...


James L. Hughes, 78, Cumming
James L. Hughes, age 78, of Cumming, GA passed away on Thursday, December 2, 2021.  He was born in Ariton, Alabama to the late Wesley and Lois Hughes, but lived most of his li ...
Betty Joyce Karr, 82, Cumming
Betty Joyce Karr, age 82, of Cumming, GA passed away December 2, 2021. She was preceded in death by her son, Stephen Hubbard. She was a loving mother, and Nanny. She was a member o ...


Margaret Faye Pendergrass Collins, age 83 of Clarkesville, passed away Thursday, December 2, 2021. Born in Nantahala, North Carolina on April 29, 1938, Mrs. Collins was the daug ...
Kensy Rattana, 83, Cornelia
Kensy Rattana, age 83, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away  on Thursday, December 2, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, December 3, 2021, at the Whitfield ...


Wendy Dale Alley, 64, Gainesville
Wendy Dale Alley, 64, of Gainesville, GA left this life Monday morning.  She was a multi-talented woman and devoted mother, even to those not blood related. Wendy was a cry ...
Jean Shirley Bailey, 87, Gainesville
Jean Shirley Bailey, 87, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, December 2, 2021. Jean was born July 12th, 1934, in Charlotte, North Carolina.   She was preceded in ...
Henrietta Reed Barrett, 95, Gainesville
Henrietta Barrett, 95 passed away at North Fulton Hospital, Roswell Georgia on December 2, 2021 after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, Dec ...
Kathryn Mae Harris, Gainesville
Homegoing Services for Mrs. Kathryn Mae Harris, will be held Saturday, December 4, 2021, 10:30 A.M. at Bethel Church of the Nazarine, 1900 Garden Dr., Gainesville, GA., with remain ...
Wynell Virginia Brown Lathem, 86, Gainesville
Wynell Virginia Brown Lathem, 86 of Gainesville passed away Thursday December 2, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center-Gainesville Campus. A lifelong resident of Hall Cou ...


Ashley Diane Dunne Burt, 26, Dahlonega
Mrs. Ashley Diane Dunne Burt was born on November 18, 1995, and went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on December 2, 2021. Ashley was saved at a morning revival serv ...


Gregory Tyron Jackson, 60, Locust Grove
Gregory Tyron Jackson was born on January 5, 1960 to Deacon Fred C. Jackson and the late Sis. Carlene I. Jackson of Tattnall County, Collins, Georgia. He was called home to be with ...
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.