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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Feb 2nd, 2021

Dawson

Myron C. “Bud” Stephens, 90, Dawsonville
Myron C. “Bud” Stephens, 90, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday February 2, 2021 following a period of declining health. Born June 7, 1930 to the late Ermon and Elli ...

Forsyth

Eustacia Sanchez Juarez 83 of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Season’s Hospice. Visitation and funeral services will be held from 11:00am unti ...
Rita McCraw Ramsey, 83, Johns Creek
Rita McCraw Ramsey was born March 3,1933 in Carroll County, VA and passed away February 2, 2021 in Johns Creek, GA. She is preceded in death by her parents, Bessie and James McCraw ...

Habersham

Virginia Lee Tench Thompson, age 80 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 following an extended illness. Born in Gainesville, Georgia o ...

Hall

Janice Turk Adkins, PhD, 84, Clermont
The Mrs. Janice Turk Adkins, PhD, 84, of Clermont, Ga., passed away on Tuesday, Feb 2, 2021.  She was born in Gainesville, GA, the daughter of Hollis and Ruth Turk.  ...
Jacqueline J. Bell Hailey, 73, Gainesville
Jacqueline J. Bell-Hailey was born June 1, 1947, to the late Raymond and the Late Jesse Bell. She was called home to be with the Lord January 28, 2021. She was preceded in death by ...
Alan Jacoby, Gainesville
  On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021, our beloved husband, father, and friend, Alan Jacoby, passed on to greater comfort and solace.  He appreciated his friends and lov ...
    Mr. Billy Nelson “Bill” Turner, 76, of Clermont, passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. The Celebration of ...

Jackson

Mary Ruth Gosnell “Nana” Baker, age 71, of Commerce, passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021.    Born on September 9, 1949, in Mt. Airy, she was a da ...
Debra Lord Evans, 63, Commerce
Mrs. Debra Lord Evans, age 63, of Commerce passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospital.  Mrs. Evans was born in Commerce to the late, Paul Thomas and Mo ...
Christopher Shane Waters, 46, Braselton
Christopher Shane Waters, age 46, of Braselton went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 2, 2021.  The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date.&nb ...

Other

Earl Moore, 94, Anderson, S.C.
Earl Moore, 94 of Anderson S.C. passed away peacefully on February 2, 2021. He was a World War II Veteran (Navy), DuPont chemist, and a member of Macedonia Methodist Church, in Alp ...

Stephens

Mrs. Jewel Jessie Fulbright Powers, age 104 of Mize Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at her residence. A daughter of the late William Lester and Lula Jane Medl ...
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.