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Local Obits for Fri. Mar 12th, 2021


Terry Lee Powell, 60, Homer
Terry Lee Powell, age 60, of Homer, Georgia passed away on Friday, March 12, 2021.   Mr. Powell was born on July 27, 1960 in Commerce, Georgia to the late Bill Powell and E ...
Paul Franklin Skeggs, Jr, age 74, of Homer, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 12, 2021. Mr. Skeggs was born in Pensacola, Florida on September 26, 1946, to the ...


James D. Reece, 86, Cumming
Mr. James D. Reece, age 86, of Cumming, GA, passed away on March 12, 2021, after a brief illness. He was born to the late Seaborn and Ella Reece and grew up in Rome, GA. In addi ...


Hugh Maurice Childress, 89, Lawrenceville
Mr. Hugh Maurice Childress 89, of Lawrenceville, Georgia passed away on Friday, March 12th, 2021 at his residence.   Hugh is preceded in death by his daughter; Kimberly ...
Thomas “Tommy” Litchfield, 81, Lawrenceville
Thomas “Tommy” Litchfield, age 81, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Friday, March 12, 2021. He was preceded in death by sons, Michael Litchfield and Johnny McDaniel; ...


Larry J. Maney, 70, Cornelia
Larry J. Maney, age 70, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, March 9, 2021.     Mr. Maney was born on February 27, 1951 in White County, Georgia to the late Gr ...
Fred Douglas Reid, 86, Sandy Springs, formerly of Cornelia
Fred Douglas Reid, age 86 of Sandy Springs, formerly of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, March 12, 2021.   Born on November 18, 1934, in Atlanta, he was the son of the late ...


Sherrie Dee Viers, 65, Gainesville
  Ms. Sherrie Dee Viers age 65 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Friday March 12, 2021 at New Horizons Lanier Park – Gainesville, Ga following extended illness. Me ...
Dr. Jack Doyle Jones, 85, Gainesville
Dr. Jack Doyle Jones, age 85, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Friday, March 12, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. The son of the late Ramsay Doyle and M ...
Theodore Henry Lorenzen, 89, Clermont
Theodore Henry Lorenzen, age 89, of Clermont, Ga., died on March 12, 2021.  The family will hold a memorial service at a later date.
Michael Anthony Smith, 64, Gainesville
Michael Anthony Smith, 64 of Gainesville lost his battle with cancer  Friday March 12, 2021. Born in Lancaster, New York, Mr. Smith had lived in Hall County since ...
Elzonia Williams, Gainesville
Celebration of Life Services for Ms. Elzonia Williams will be held  Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 12 noon at Cross Plains Baptist Church, 3230 Cross Plains Road, Gainesvill ...


Voncile Beacham Hughes Erickson, age 82, of Hoschton, GA passed away on Friday, March 12, 2021. She was preceded in death by husbands, Carl Erickson and Jerry Hughes; parents, Thom ...


Opal Gibson Barron, 78, Dahlonega
Mrs. Opal Gibson Crawford Barron, age 78, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, March 12, 2021. Opal was born in Lumpkin County on June 12, 1942 to the late Frank Winslow and Lila Ma ...
Frank Claud Hubert, 79, Dahlonega
Isaiah 65:19 The voice of weeping shall be no more heard.  Frank Claud Hubert, aged 79, died peacefully at Saint Ives Memory Care in John’s Creek, Georgia, on March 12 ...


Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, Georgia announces the death of Miss Carol Elizabeth Mitchum, age 76 of Athens, who entered into rest Friday, March 12, 2021.  Miss Mitchum was ...


Jim Cameron Mount, 64, Cleveland
Jim Cameron Mount, age 64 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, March 12, 2021.   Mr. Mount was born November 13, 1956 in Atlanta, GA to the late Henry and Imogene Annis Mou ...
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...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
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.