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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 5th, 2021

Banks

Mrs. Ruth Audrey Woodall, 62, of Lula, GA passed away Friday, February 5, 2021 at her residence.   A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 13, ...

Forsyth

Dean Bradford Elzey, 75, Cumming
Dean Bradford Elzey, age 75, of Cumming, GA passed away February 5, 2021.  Dean was born in 1945, to the late Ivan James and Equilla A. Elzey. He was a member and head deacon ...

Gwinnett

Diane Thompson Tison, 63, Buford
Diane Thompson Tison, age 63, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, February 5, 2021. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Thompson, Sr. and sister, Debbie Thompson. She is ...

Habersham

William Tommy Goss, 71, Clarkesville
William Tommy Goss, age 71 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away Friday, February 5, 2021. Born in Toccoa, Georgia on September 14, 1949, Mr. Goss was the son of the late Marvin ...

Hall

Jasper Louise (Odister) Bell, 73, Elberton, formally of Gainesville
Mrs. Jasper Louise (Odister) Bell was born on February 3, 1948 in Elbert County, Georgia. She was the daughter of the late Mr. John Will Odister and the late Mrs. Sarah (Damaris) B ...
Jonathan Lamar Bell, 58, Gainesville
Jonathan Lamar Bell, best known as Pinkey and to his immediate family, Frank, passed away Friday, February 5, 2021.           & ...
Larry “Bullseye” Alexander Carruth was born November 13, 1949 to the late Rosa Johnson and the late Len Randolph. He passed away Friday, February 5, 2021. He was preced ...
Jerry Eugene Haynie, 72, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jerry Eugene Haynie age 72 of Flowery Branch, Ga passed away on Friday February 05, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services ...
Abel Vela Hernandez, 70, Gainesville
Abel Vela Hernandez, age 70, of Gainesville, GA passed away Friday, February 5, 2021. Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 PM Monday, February 15, 2021 at Hillside Chapel Fun ...
Freddy Lamar Stovall, 62, Gainesville
Freddy Lamar Stovall 62 of Gainesville passed away Friday February 5th. On February 5th Freddie (Red) Lamar Stovall transitioned to his heavenly home. Fredrick Lamar Stovall was ...

Jackson

Jean Cobucci, 89, Braselton
“Jean would like to let you know that her work here is done. She received a call....a sort of an offer you can’t refuse....for an appointment from which she will not be ...

Lumpkin

Timothy William Satterfield, age 44, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away on February 5, 2021.  Tim is survived by his children: Alexis Satterfield, Zeta Satterfield and Will ...

Stephens

Mrs. Ruth Amantha Norris Pitts, 71, of Toccoa, GA, peacefully passed away on Friday, February 5, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA fro ...

White

Joyce Palmer Nix, 88, Cleveland
Mrs. Joyce Palmer Nix, age 88 of Cleveland. Joyce passed away Friday, February 5, 2021 following a period of declining health. Joyce was born in White County on December 18, 193 ...
Jerry Kermitt Smith, 85, Cleveland
Jerry Kermitt Smith, age 85, of Cleveland, passed away February 5, 2021. Mr. Smith was born on August 26, 1935 to the late Henry Albert Smith and Bonnie Lou Presley. He is ...
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.