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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Feb 3rd, 2021

Forsyth

Roger Gene Bryant of Cumming, Georgia passed away on February 3, 2021. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home, ...
Harriett N. Ward, 70, Cumming
Mrs. Harriett N. Ward of Cumming, Ga passed away quietly January 12th at the age of 79.  Born in Travelers Rest, Sc and moved to Atlanta, Ga where she went to nursing sch ...

Gwinnett

Anthony Desmond Niland, 74, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2021. He was preceded in death by his son, Dominic Niland. Mr. Niland is survived by his wife of for ...
Tracy Floyd, 60, Buford
Tracy Floyd, 60, of Buford, GA, died Friday, January 22, 2021 after a brief illness. Funeral service will be held Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 2 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chap ...
Michelle Amy Greeson, 36, Sugar Hill
Michelle Amy Greeson, age 36, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2021. She was preceded in death by her father, A. B. Greeson; uncle, Dennis Webb; and grandfather ...
David L. Hutchins, 56, Buford
David L. Hutchins, 56, of Buford, GA, died Wednesday, February 3, 2021 after a brief illness. A memorial service will be held Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 8 PM at Hamilton Mill Me ...
Levon Davis Thomas, Jr., 49, Sugar Hill
  Levon Davis Thomas, Jr., age 49,  of Sugar Hill, GA passed away January 23, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Levon Davis Thomas, Sr., and Patrici ...

Habersham

Mrs. Janie Lee Cantrell Savage, age 68 of Baldwin, passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2021. Born in Royston on May 2, 1952, Mrs. Savage was a homemaker and had worked in several ...
Betty Lou Dailey Lewallen White, age 89, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 3, 2021. Mrs. White was born Betty Lou Dailey on June 6, 1931 in t ...

Hall

Gerald Mills, 64, Gainesville
Mr. Gerald Mills, age 64, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2021. Mr. Mills is survived by his sister and bother-in-law Charlene and James Moon; nieces April, St ...
Loy Alton Saine, 82, Murrayville
Mr. Loy Alton Saine, 82, of Murrayville, went home to be with the Lord peacefully in his sleep in the early morning hours of February 3rd, 2021.  His final days earth-side wer ...
James Sullens, 68, Clermont
James Sullens age 68 of Clermont, Ga passed away February 3, 2021. Mr. Sullens was born on September 24, 1952 to the late Carl Sullens and Viola Bryan Sullens In addition to ...

Jackson

Jimmy Roger Chambers, 65, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home of Mr. Jimmy Roger Chambers, age 65 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, February 3, 2021.  Mr. Chambers was born in Commerce, Georgia a s ...
Mr. William “Billy” Lester Ervin, age 77, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at home surrounded by his family.  Mr. Ervin was born in Carnesville to ...

Other

Emily Segarwt Watkins, 76, Athens
Emily Segarwt Watkins, age 76 of Athens, GA passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021.   Born on Dec. 7, 1944 in Athens, GA, Mrs. Watkins was the daughter of the late Ed Ad ...

White

Joseph Sidney Mason, Cleveland
Joseph Sidney Mason, former Baptist minister and part time banquet/conference entertainer, died on February 3, 2021.  Joe Mason was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, July 13, 19 ...
Brenda Sue Bulgin, 74, Cleveland
Brenda Sue Bulgin, age 74 of Cleveland, passed away February 3, 2021. Brenda was born on November 30, 1946 to the late Toy Abraham Autry Sr. and Clara Mae Hulsey. Mrs. Bulgin so ...
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.