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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Dec 5th, 2021

Dawson

Douglas James Mason, 69, Dawsonville
Douglas James Mason, 69, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2021, after a brief illness.  He was born in Duluth, GA to the late E.J. and Claudine Mason.&nbs ...

Gwinnett

Beulah Lillie Fowler, 91, Sugar Hill
Beulah Lillie Fowler of Sugar Hill gained her wings and flew away on December 5, 2021 at the age of 91. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Robert E Fowler, par ...

Habersham

Billy Wayne Edwards, 77, Clarkesville
Mr. Billy Wayne Edwards, age 77, of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, December 5, 2021. Mr. Edwards was born in Cleveland to the late John and Hassie Palmer Edwards.  In ad ...
  Curtis Gregory Wade, loving father and husband, passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2021, at the age of 66. Curtis was born in Habersham County, Georgia on Se ...

Hall

Elpidia Mendez de Madrigal, 93, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Elpidia Mendez de Madrigal, age 93, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, December 5, 2021 at Cedarhurst of Oakwood. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December ...
Linda Broome Sundstrom, 79, Gainesville
Linda Broome Sundstrom, 79, passed away on December 5, 2021, after a brief illness with family and friends at her side.  She was born in Augusta, Georgia, on March 13, 1942, t ...
Mr. William Benjamin Pruett, age 36 of Lula, passed away on December 5, 2021 at Piedmont Hospital in Athens. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 8, 20 ...

Stephens

A Celebration of Life service for Christy Barrett Freeman, age 47 of Toccoa, will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, December 11, 2021 at The Torch with Pastor Mi ...
Lorena Yearwood Miller, age 87, passed on to eternal life with her Lord and Savior on December 5, 2021. Lorena was born July 26, 1934 and was a lifetime resident of Stephens Cou ...

White

Cory Moss, 36, Cleveland
Cory Moss, age 36, of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2021.   Mr. Moss was born on February 3, 1985, in Demorest, Georgia, to Fred Moss and Cynthia Dorsey ...
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.