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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Feb 17th, 2021

Gwinnett

James H. Callender, 88, Buford
James H. Callender, 88, of Buford, GA, died Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Mr. Callender has been cremated and a service will be held later. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-69 ...
James B. Haralson, Sr., 93, of Dacula, GA, died Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Mr. Haralson has been cremated and no service is planned at this time. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 7 ...

Hall

Rigoberto Cuevas, 65, Gainesville
Mr. Rigoberto Cuevas age 65 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday February 17, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Satu ...
Juanita Wade McDuffie, 77, Gainesville
It is with great sadness and much joy that the family of Juanita Wade McDuffie, age 77 of Gainesville (formerly Habersham County) announces she has entered the gates of Heaven. Jua ...
Imogene Maxine Motes, 80, Gainesville
Ms. Imogene Maxine Motes age 80 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday February 17, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.      ...

Jackson

Chad Howard Duck, 33, Braselton
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Chad Howard Duck, age 33 of Braselton, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, February 17, 2021.  Mr. Duck was bor ...
Debra Lynn Hawks, 68, Nicholson
Mrs. Debra Lynn Hawks, age 68, of Nicholson, GA died Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospital.  Mrs. Hawks was born in Athens to the late Orin and Ruth Bradle ...

Lumpkin

Clark Jackson Thompson, 83, Dahlonega
Mr. Clark Jackson Thompson, age 83, of Dahlonega passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later and are in the care of Anderson ...

Other

Teresa Sanders Christian, 57, Villa Rica
  Teresa Sanders Christian, age 57, of Villa Rica, GA passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. She was preceded in death by her father, William F. Sanders. Ms. Christia ...
Rebecca "Becky" Grizzle Eggert, 66, Hayesville, NC formerly of Dahlonega
Rebecca “Becky” Grizzle Eggert, 66, of Hayesville, North Carolina, formerly of Dahlonega, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 followi ...
Robert Lee Grizzle, 84, Suches
Mr. Robert Lee Grizzle, age 84, of Suches, Georgia passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 after having been diagnosed with liver and lung cancer. Robert was ...
Ruth Elizabeth Reynolds, 87, North Fort Myers, FL
Ruth Elizabeth Reynolds, age 87, of North Fort Myers, FL, passed on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. She was born in 1933, to the late Ralston and Ruth Metz. Ruth lived in Hollywood ...
David A. Smith, 69, Naperville, IL
  David A. Smith, age 69, of Naperville, IL passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Edward-Elmhurst Heart Hospital. David leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, ...

Stephens

Kenneth Clark Wilmot, 76, Toccoa
Mr. Kenneth Clark Wilmot, age 76 of Toccoa Highway, Westminster passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at the Oconee Memorial Hospital. A son of the late John and Kate Wheeler ...

Union

Robert Lee Grizzle, 84, Suches
Mr. Robert Lee Grizzle, age 84, of Suches passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later and are in the care of Anderson-Underw ...
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.