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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Dec 4th, 2021

Gwinnett

William Barry Vaughn, 78, Brunswick, Ga.
William Barry Vaughn, 78, of Brunswick, GA, passed away December 4, 2021 in Dacula, GA. A graveside service will be held a Hillcrest Cemetery, Villa Rica, GA, on Saturday, December ...

Habersham

Annie "Louise" Manley, 76, Clarkesville
Annie "Louise" Manley, age 76 of Clarkesville, Georgia left her temporary home for Heaven on Saturday, December 04, 2021, following a brief illness. Born in Demorest, ...
Thomas Don Mawdesley, 76, Clarkesville
Thomas Don Mawdesley of Clarksville, GA, passed away on his 76th birthday – Saturday, December 4, 2021.   Tom was born on December 4, 1945, in Saginaw, Michigan to Don ...
Dolly Vinson York, 87, Demorest
Dolly Vinson York, age 87, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, December 4, 2021. Private services will be held. Arrangements are entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral ...

Hall

Bobby Gene Murphy, 93, Gainesville
Bobby Gene Murphy, age 93, passed peacefully from his earthly home in Gainesville to his eternal home in heaven, already prepared for him by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on De ...
Geneva Evelyn Allen, 87, Clermont
Geneva Evelyn Allen, age 87, of Clermont, passed away Saturday, December 4, 2021.  Ms. Allen was born in Cleveland to the late Ollie and Ada Dover Allen.  In addition ...
Wayne Cleve Dobbs, 79, Gainesville
Wayne Cleve Dobbs, 79, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on December 4, 2021.  Wayne was born in Lumpkin County, Georgia to the late George Cleve Dobbs and Flora Tipton Dobb ...
  Mrs. Phyllis Malone Hardy English, age 67 of Lula, passed away on Saturday, December 4, 2021.  Born in Gainesville, Georgia on March 15, 1954, she was a daughte ...
Ottis Eugene Martin, 81, Gainesville
Ottis Eugene Martin age 81 of Gainesville, GA passed away on December 4, 2021.  Mr. Martin was a long- time resident of the area and spent most of his life doing construction. ...
Mrs. Graciela Martinez Santa Maria, 48, of Oakwood passed away Saturday, December 4, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 12, 2021 at Iglesia De ...
William Otis Scott, Gainesville
Mr. William Otis Scott of Gainesville, Georgia passed December 4, 2021.  Funeral arrangements will be announced later.   YOUNG'S FUNERAL HOME W. Roger You ...
Amanda “Mandy” Cotton Webster, 77, Gainesville formerly of Buford
Amanda “Mandy” Cotton Webster, 77, of Gainesville, GA, formerly of Buford, GA, died Saturday, December 4, 2021. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 8, 2021 ...
Ona Corine Young, 70, Gainesville
Ona Corine Young, age 70 of Gainesville entered rest Saturday December 4, 2021 at her residence. Ona was born January 6, 1951 in Dawsonville to the late Alton Ray & Corine G ...

Jackson

Roberta Phillps Waldrup, 84, Jefferson
Roberta Phillips Waldrup, age 84, of Jefferson passed away Saturday, December 4, 2021.  Memorial services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday December 11, 2021 at Lawson Funera ...

Lumpkin

Gerald Gelon Edmondson, 84, Dahlonega
Gerald Gelon Edmondson, age 84, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 4, 2021. He was born on August 2, 1937, in Moultrie, Georgia to the late Ottis Ed ...
Christian Meridian Poulos, 26, Dahlonega
Christian Meridian Poulos, age 26, of Dahlonega, passed away on Saturday, December 4, 2021. Ms. Poulos was born on July 20, 1995, in Dothan Alabama, to Jeff and Judy Helton Poul ...

Other

Patricia Scarbrough, 67, Athens
Patricia Scarbrough, age 67 of Athens, GA passed away on Saturday, December 4, 2021. Born on May 26, 1954 in Morgan County, GA. Mrs. Scarbrough was the daughter of the late Garn ...

White

Carolyn Puhek, 79, Sautee Nacoochee
Carolyn Puhek age, 79, of Sautee Nacoochee Georgia and Orlando Florida, passed away Saturday December 4, 2021. Mrs. Puhek was born on August 4, 1942, to the late Wyat Johnson an ...
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.