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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Dec 21st, 2021

Banks

Collie Sue Tiller, 81, Gillsville
  Mrs. Collie Sue Tiller, age 81, of Gillsville, GA died Monday, December 20, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Tiller was born in Los Angeles, CA to the ...

Barrow

Judith “Judy” Denell Benton, age 65, of Auburn, GA passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2021.  She was preceded in death by parents, Bernard and Ethel Denell. Mrs. ...

Forsyth

Mary Darlene Grindle, 59, Cumming
Ms. Mary Darlene Grindle, 59, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. ...

Gwinnett

Billy Joe Sosebee, 80, Sugar Hill
Billy Joe Sosebee, age 80, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Elennor Sosebee; brothers, Jerry ...

Habersham

Daniel Irvin LaCount, 38, Cornelia
Daniel Irvin LaCount, age 38 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2021. Born in Gainesville, Georgia on May 20, 1983, he was a son of Jenny Lee Ramey LaCoun ...

Hall

Antonio Samano Garcia, 56, Flowery Branch
Mr. Antonio Samano Garcia, age 56, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at Northside Hospital – Gwinnett. The family will receive friends 10:00 a.m. to ...
Jack Marcus Guthrie, 72, Flowery Branch
Jack Marcus Guthrie, Jr., 72 of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday December 21, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center-Braselton Campus. A lifelong resident of Hall Count ...
Otis Eugene 'Doodle' Kiser, 74, Gainesville
Gene (Doodle) Kiser, age 74, entered the gates of heaven on December 21, 2021. He was born and raised in Ganesville, Georgia.  He was the son of the late Otis W. and Annie Gra ...
Henry Theodore Tench, 74, Gainesville
Henry Theodore Tench, age 74 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2021.  Born in Logan Stone, North Carolina on June 10, 1947, he was a son of the late Otis ...
Rebecca Ann (Croom) Turpin, 58, Gainesville
Rebecca Ann (Croom) Turpin, age 58 went home to be with the Lord following an illness. She passed away on December 19, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical with her loved ones surroun ...

Jackson

Michael Robert Stephens, 53, Jefferson
Mr. Michael Robert Stephens, 53, of Jefferson, passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2021. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 27, 2021 in the Chapel of Memori ...

Lumpkin

Joseph "Stanley" Caldwell, 78, Dahlonega
Mr. Joseph "Stanley" Caldwell, age 78, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2021.  Stanley was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was ...
Aceson Cannon Woodward, inf, Dahlonega
It is with great sorrow that we announce of Aceson Cannon Woodward earned in angel wings on the morning of December 21, 2021. Aceson was born on Thursday, November 18, 2021, at 12: ...

Stephens

Linda Kelly Robinson Allison, age 80, passed away at her home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, December 21, 2021. Linda was born October 1, 1941 and lived in Stephens ...
Bernard Arthur Kannenberg, Jr. age 80 of Toccoa passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at his home with his wife Trudy at his side. Bernard Arthur Kannenberg Jr. was born to Ber ...
Helen Fraiser Scruggs, 71, Martin
Mrs. Helen Frasier Scruggs, age 71 of Martin, Georgia passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital in Athens, Georgia. A daughter of the late ...
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.