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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 11th, 2021


Harold Doyle White, III, 45, Bethlehem
Mr. Harold Doyle White, III, age 45, of Bethlehem passed away March 11, 2021. Funeral Services will be held 11:30 A.M. Saturday, March 20, 2021 at The Church of Jesus Christ of ...


Helen Bolton Swafford, 64, Dawsonville
Helen Bolton Swafford,  64, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday March 11, 2021 at Northside Hospital Forsyth following a period of declining health.   Born May 29, ...


Larry Henderson, Cumming
Larry Henderson was born on July 26, 1946 in Cumming, Georgia, and lived there his entire life. Larry enjoyed growing up in a large family on land that would eventually become the ...


Roy T. Foster, 75, Buford
Roy T. Foster, age 75, passed away on Thursday, March 11, 2021. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sheila Jones Foster; parents, Harold and Nellie Moore Foster; and brother, Joh ...


James Adrian Normand (Adrian) of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away suddenly on March 11, 2021.  Adrian loved camping, kayaking, music and cooking for the people he loved.&nb ...


Alvin Cary Denard, 59, Williamsburg, Virginia
Alvin Cary Denard, 59, of Williamsburg, Virginia passed away on March 11, 2021 at Bon Secours Memorial Hospital in Richmond, Virginia surrounded by his family after a courageous ba ...
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.