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Local Obits for Wed. Feb 24th, 2021


Richard L. Wotring, 74, Winder
Richard L. Wotring, 74, of Winder, GA, died Wednesday, February 24, 2021 after a brief illness. Mr. Wotring has been cremated and a service will be held at a later date. Richard is ...


Nellie Andino, Cumming
  Nellie Andino was born on the West Coast of Puerto Rico on 08/21/1944. She came to America with her parents Mariano & Epiphania at two years old and lived in New York ...


Alfred Tyson Martin, 73, Lilburn
Alfred Tyson Martin, age 73, of Lilburn, Georgia, formerly of Baldwin, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 4, 2021. Mr. Martin was born March 27, 1947, in Clark ...


William Philip Baker, 78, Gainesville
William Philip Baker, 78 of Gainesville, GA, passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2021. He was born in Gainesville, GA to late William Henry and Sarah Dowdy Baker. Philip was o ...
Lois Marie Chitwood, 76, Gainesville
Lois Marie Chitwood, age 76, of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. No services are scheduled ...
Infant Marcelina Calel Ixcoy, Inf, Gainesville
Infant Marcelina Calel Ixcoy passed away on Wednesday February 24, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Graveside services are scheduled for Saturday February 27, 2021 at 1 ...
Martin Kenneth Lott, 62, Gainesville
Mr. Martin Kenneth Lott 62 of Gainesville, Ga. passed away on February 24,2021 at Northeast Ga. Medical Center. Born on February 20,1958 in Gainesville Ga. He was the son of the l ...
Gina Steinmeyer Nelson, 60, Clermont
Gina Steinmeyer Nelson, age 60, of Clermont, died on February 24, 2021. W.R. Strickland & Sons, Clermont, Ga.
Sharon Boyer Sample, 69, Gainesville
Sharon Boyer Sample age 69 of Gainesville entered heaven Wednesday February 24, 2021 with her family by her side at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Braselton. Sharon was b ...
Kennith Brandon Standridge, 35, Gainesville
On Wednesday, February 24, 2021, Kennith Brandon Standridge, loving husband & father of two children passed away at the age of 35. Brandon was born on November 9, 1985 in Ga ...
Anne-Marie Winters Wilson, 50, Gainesville
Anne-Marie Winters Wilson, age 50 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. Ms. Wilson was born June 2, 1970 in Gainesville, Georgia to Stanley Michael and Li ...
Lauren Diane Wilson, 20, Gainesville
        Lauren Diane Wilson, age 20 of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2021.           &nb ...


Richard Hogan Blackburn, 74, Hoschton
Richard Hogan Blackburn, age 74, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2021.  Funeral services will be held 4:00 pm Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Lawson Funeral Home ...
Richard Alan Bedgood, 65, Jefferson
Richard Alan Bedgood, age 65, passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at his residence in Jefferson.  A Celebration of Life Service will be held Sunday, February 28, 2021 at ...


Betty Boone Harville, 85, Dahlonega
          In Memory of Betty Boone Harville On Wednesday, January 27th, 2021, we lost our dear Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, and Sis ...


William " Bill" Darsey, 65, Cleveland formerly of Buford
William " Bill" Darsey, age 65, of Cleveland, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. He is survived by his wife, Karen Martin Darsey, ...
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.