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Local Obits for Sat. Dec 25th, 2021


Deloris Jan Stanberry, 68, Dawsonville
Deloris Jan Stanberry, 68, of Dawsonville, GA passed away at her residence on Saturday, December 25, 2021, after an extended illness.  She was born in Atlanta, GA to the late ...


Floyd W. McEntyre, Jr., 94, Mount Airy
Mr. Floyd W. McEntyre, Jr., age 94 of Mt. Airy, Georgia went to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday, December 25, 2021. A son of the late Floyd W. McEntyre, Sr. and Estelle Tod ...


Lucille Carter, 93, New Holland
Lucille Shirley Carter age 93 of New Holland entered heaven on Saturday December 25, 2021 to join her loving husband, Ralph. Lucille was born in Gainesville on November 17, 1928 ...
Darrell Lynn Crews, 79, Flowery Branch
Darrell Lynn Crews, 79 years old, of Flowery Branch, Ga., passed away on Christmas Day, 2021, at NEGA Medical Center, Braselton, Ga.  He was born and raised in Paducah, Ky. an ...
Joe B. Sanders, 66, Gainesville
Joe B. Sanders was born on October 22, 1955 in Gainesville, GA, to the late Joseph Fleming and the late Charlene Westbrooks Sanders. He was called home to be with the Lord on Decem ...
John Raleigh Tanner, 79, Clermont
Mr. John Raleigh Tanner, age 79, of Clermont, GA, passed away on Saturday, December 25, 2021, at Satilla Memorial Health Hospital in Waycross, GA. Memorial services will be held on ...


Sherry Ann Martin Olmstead, age 65, of Talmo, GA passed away on Saturday, December 25, 2021.  She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Steven Olmstead, Talmo, GA; daughters ...


Mrs. Eugenia “Jean” Ann Davis Farmer age 87 of Toccoa passed away Saturday December 25, 2021 at her residence. A daughter of the late Floyd and Mrytie Stowe Dav ...


Elena Winkler Allison, 87, Cleveland
Elena Winkler Allison age 87, of Cleveland passed away Saturday December 25, 2021.  Graveside services will be held at 4 pm Sunday December 26, 2021 at Antioch Baptist Church ...
Peggy Sue Harkins, 81, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Peggy Sue Harkins, age 81 of Cleveland.  Mrs. Harkins passed away Saturday, December 25, 2021, following a per ...
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.