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Local Obits for Wed. Dec 8th, 2021

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Ion Constantin, 80, Hoschton
Ion Constantin, 80, of Hoschton, GA, died Wednesday, December 8, 2021. Funeral service will be held Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 3:30 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Interme ...
Barbara Jean Crane Russell, 81, Statham formerly of Buford
Barbara Jean Crane Russell, age 81, of Statham, GA, formerly of Buford, GA, passed away on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. She was preceded in death by parents, O’Dell and Nanni ...

Dawson

Christopher Randall Laird, age 49, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, December 8, 2021.  Christopher was a graduate of Parkview High School.  He earned a Bachelor ...

Habersham

Elizabeth Miller Turner Woods Waldrep, age 79, of Demorest, Georgia, died Wednesday, December 8, 2021. Memorial graveside services will be announced at a later date. Arrangem ...

Hall

Clarence Darrow Carruth, 82, Gainesville
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Clarence Darrow Carruth, age 82 of Gainesville, Georgia who entered rest Wednesday, December 8, 2021.  Mr. Carruth w ...
David Alan Little, 71, Braselton
Mr. David Alan Little, age 71, of Braselton, Georgia, passed away December 8, 2021. Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Monday, December 13, 2021 at Memorial Park North River ...
Dr. Warren Starr Minton, Jr., 78, Gainesville
Dr. Warren Starr Minton, Jr., born November 3, 1943, passed away on December 8, 2021.  He had a kind, gentle spirit and was adored by his family and friends. The family is ...
Jimmy David Reynolds, 76, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jimmy David Reynolds, age 76 of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton.   Funeral Services will ...

Jackson

Clifford Harold Beck, 73, Commerce
Mr. Clifford Harold Beck, age 73, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at his residence.  Mr. Beck was born in Commerce to the late Harold Lewis and Ruby Evans Bec ...

Lumpkin

Melissa Mason, 52, Dahlonega
Mrs. Melissa Mason, age 52, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away Wednesday, December 8, 2021. Full obituary to follow. To share a memory or a condolence with the family, visit M ...
Melissa "Missy" Mason, 52, Dahlonega
  Mrs. Melissa "Missy" Mason, age 52, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. Missy was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin Cou ...

Stephens

Mrs. Darlene Almeta Williams, age 61 of W. Currahee Street, Toccoa passed away Friday, November 26, 2021 at her residence. A daughter of the late E.V. and Dorothy Cheek Williams ...
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.