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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Feb 13th, 2021

Dawson

Gardenia “Dean” Currie was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She left this world peacefully on February 13, 2021. Born to Delmas and Della Sloa ...

Forsyth

Sandra Kay Helton, of Canton Georgia, died on February 13, 2021. Born in Zanesville, Ohio. She was the daughter of Kathleen and Vernon Wilkins.  She was preceded in death b ...

Habersham

Margie House Adams, 81, Clarkesville
Margie House Adams, age 81 of Clarkesville, passed away Saturday, February 13, 2021. Born on February 27, 1939, Mrs. Adams was the daughter of the late Charles T. and Francine M ...

Hall

Danny Lamar Gable, 70, Gainesville
Mr. Danny Lamar Gable, 70, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, February 13, 2021 at his sister’s home in Gray, GA following an extended illness. A Celebration of his life ...

Lumpkin

Michael Francis Smith, 78, Dahlonega
On Saturday, February 13, 2021, Michael Francis Smith, loving husband, father and grandfather passed away at the age of 78 after a brief battle with cancer.  Mike was born ...

Other

Willie Gene Atkinson, 69, Athens, formerly Winder
Mr. Willie Gene Atkinson was born on May 28, 1951 to the late Mr. John Davie Atkinson and Ms. Carrol (Riden) Gross. He departed this earthly life on Saturday, February 13, 2021 on ...

Stephens

Mrs. Regenia Ann Owenby Goss, age 81 of Toccoa, GA took her last breath on earth and exhaled in Heaven on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family.   ...

White

Martha Nell Gooch, 81, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Martha Nell Gooch, age 81 of Cleveland. Mrs. Gooch entered Heaven’s gates on Saturday, February 13, 2021. Mrs ...
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...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
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.