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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 15th, 2021

Banks

Keith Brannon Wilson, age 74, of Homer, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2021.  Born on July 25, 1946, in Cornelia, he was the son of the late James Lewis Wilson and Flo ...

Dawson

Rev. Harold Evans, 73, of Dawsonville passed away Monday February 15, 2021 at North Fulton Regional Hospital following a short illness. Born August 11, 1947 in Cumming, GA to th ...

Forsyth

Donald Pat Butler, 82, Cumming
Donald Pat Butler, age 82, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2021. He was born in 1938, to the late Hamilton and Vera Butler. He was a member of Fields of The W ...

Gwinnett

Sandra Joyce Varn, 77, Buford
Sandra Joyce Varn, age 77 of Buford, GA died Friday, February 12, 2021. Joyce has been cremated and a Memorial Service will be held Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton ...

Habersham

  Mylessa “Bo” Jane Bennett Zimmerman, age 69, of Clarkesville, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2021.  Born on November 8, 1951, in Jacksonville, Fl ...
Patricia Brewer Savage, 85, Demorest
  Patricia Brewer Savage, age 85, of Demorest, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Monday, February 15, 2021. Mrs. Savage was born on April 16, 1935 in Hall County, Georgi ...

Hall

Willie Morris Cash, 59, Gainesville
Willie Morris Cash was born November 4, 1961 to late Henry (Sun) Cash and Willie Lou Simpson Cash. He departed this life on February 15, 2021. He was preceded in death by brother J ...
Margie Vivian Davis, 82, Gainesville
Margie Vivian Davis, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away at home on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. Mrs. Davis was born Feb. 2, 1939 in Jacksonville, FL to Margaret and John E. Jones.&n ...
Mr. William Cecil “Ned” Ellison was born in Banks County Ga on Feb 22, 1944 to the late Dewitt and Annie Bell (Haygood) Ellison.   He is preceded in by b ...
Lonnie Ray Evans, 68, Gillsville
    Mr. Lonnie Ray Evans, 68, of Gillsville, passed away Monday, February 15, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus following an extended illn ...
Donald "DJ" Don J. Vlasz, 83, Gainesville
Donald “DJ”, “Don” J. Vlasz, 83, of Gainesville, GA peacefully passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Monday, February 15, 2021.   ...

Jackson

Pauline Anderson Carthern, age 70 of Commerce, GA passed away on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021. Born on May 16, 1950 in Commerce, GA, Mrs. Carthern was the daughter of the late Tom and ...

Other

James Howard Hughes, 55, Bogart
James Howard Hughes, age 55, of Bogart passed Monday, February 15, 2021  Memorial services will be held 5:00 pm Sunday, February 21, 2021 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel with Re ...
Frances H. McNorrill, 88, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, February 15, 2021. A celebration of her life will be held on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Vin ...

White

Ellen Edith Chester, 97, Cleveland
Ellen Edith Chester, age 97, of Cleveland, GA passed away February 13, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, Deavy & Velma Burnett, husband, Calvin Rogers, daughter, ...
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.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.