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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 28th, 2021

Forsyth

J.T. Lee, 86, Cumming
J.T. Lee, age 86, of Cumming, Ga, passed away February 28th, 2021. He was a member of Pine Crest Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his parents Millard and Effie Lee; his b ...

Habersham

Frank Ferguson, 82, Demorest
  Frank Ferguson, age 82 of Demorest, passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2021.  Born in Demorest, Georgia on October 13, 1938, he was a son of the late Quinton E ...

Hall

Gailya K. Beasley, 86, Gainesville
Gailya Kay Beasley, age 86, of Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday February 28th, 2021 at her residence.   We will receive family and friends Tuesday, March 2, 2021 ...
Rosa Lee Parker, 94, Oakwood
Mrs. Rosa Lee Parker, age 94 of Oakwood, passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at The Waterford of Oakwood. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 3:3 ...

Jackson

Sheryl Pilgrim Bradford, 75, Nicholson
Sheryl Pilgrim Bradford, age 75 of Nicholson, passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.           ...
Andre Antonio Norman, 52, Hoschton
  Andre Antonio Norman, age 52 of Hoschton, GA passed away on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021.   Born on Aug. 4, 1968 in Indianapolis, IN, Mr. Norman was the son of ...

Lumpkin

Jessie Mae Chapman, 91, Dahlonega
Mrs. Jessie Mae Chapman, age 91 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on February 28, 2021. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later.  To share a memory of Mrs. ...
Mr. Charles “Chuck” Broadus Phillips Jr., age 71, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, February 28, 2021. Chuck was born in Rutherfordton, NC on November 1, 1949 to the ...
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.