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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 12th, 2021

Dawson

Dura Irene Waldrop, 77, Dawsonville
Dura Irene Waldrop, age 77, of Dawsonville, GA passed away February 12, 2021. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother & great grandmother. She was preceded in death by her h ...

Gwinnett

Crystal Castro, 34, Sugar Hill
  Crystal Castro, age 34, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on February 12, 2021.  She is survived  by her mother, Lourdes Gropp; father Walter Gropp; sons, Christoph ...
Martha Berzabeth Meza Salas, 74, Lawrenceville
Martha Berzabeth Meza Salas, age 74, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Friday, February 12, 2021. She is survived by her children, Sabino Salas, Dionet Salas, Jesus Salas, Ramino Sa ...
Mr. Charles "Ray" Williams, age 71 of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Geneva Brooks Williams; ...

Habersham

Alice Jean Duff, 88, Cornelia
Alice Jean Duff, age 88, of Cornelia, Georgia, entered her Heavenly Home on Friday, February 12, 2021. Alice was born in Dahlonega, Georgia on March 2, 1932 to the late Leonard ...
Angela Irene Provine, 76, Clarkesville
Angela Irene Provine, age 76, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with Lord on Friday, February 12, 2021. Mrs. Provine was born in Jacksonville, Florida on  Oct. 5, 1944, ...
Jimie Edward Yearwood, 84, Crestview, Florida, formerly of Habersham County
Jimie Edward Yearwood, age 84, of Crestview, Florida (formerly of Habersham County) passed away on Friday February 12, 2021.   Born on June 29, 1936 to Allie Wes and Grace ( ...

Hall

Mr. Delma “Del” “Dan” Charles Addison, 73, of Gainesville passed away Friday, February 12, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Funeral se ...
Christopher Neal Hall, 50, Gainesville
Christopher Neal Hall, 50 of Gainesville passed away February 12, 2021. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Hall was a graduate of Johnson High School Class of 1988 and was ...
Michael 'Mike' Allen Hearn, 61, Gainesville
On February 12, 2021, Michael “Mike” Allen Hearn, 61, stormed the gates of heaven. A larger than life personality, Mike met with his Creator clothed in the love and pra ...
Thomas (Tom) David Watson, 89, Gainesville
Mr. Thomas “Tom” David Watson, 89, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus. Born on March 15, 19 ...

Jackson

Sarah Ann "Wade" Johnson, 73, Commerce
Sarah Ann "Wade" Johnson age 73 of Commerce passed away Friday Feb.12,2021 at her residence. She was the daughter of the late Robert Donald and Sarah Edna Ash Wade and th ...
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Kenneth Harold Martin, age 77 of Talmo, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, February 12, 2021.  Mr. Martin was bor ...
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Harold Leon Pettyjohn, Sr., age 77 of Talmo, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, February 12, 2021.  Mr. Pettyjohn ...

Lumpkin

Susie Moose Dover, 74, Dahlonega
Mrs. Susie M. Dover, age 74, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, February 12, 2021. Susie was born in Lumpkin County on January 7, 1947 to the late Ramey and Lois Thomason Moose. I ...

White

Duane "Duke" Plants, 83, Cleveland
Duane "Duke" Plants, age 83, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021.   Mr. Plants was born on September 1, 1937 in Ohio to the late Edgar O ...
Fred Nelms, 67, Cleveland
Fred Nelms, age 67, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021. Mr. Nelms was born on June 8, 1953, in Hiawassee, Georgia, to the late William Nelms, Sr. and Evy Mae ...
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.