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Local Obits for Sat. Mar 13th, 2021


Snow Dell Walls Bryant, age 84, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, March 13, 2021. She was preceded in death by her son, Michael Bryant; parents, Charlie C. and Mamie Lloyd Wal ...
Nelson Byrd, 96, Buford
Nelson Byrd, age 96 of Buford, passed away Saturday, March 13, 2021.  Funeral Services will be held Friday, March 19, 2021 at 1:00pm with Military Honors in the sanctuary of M ...
Marjorie Glass, 72, Lawrenceville
Marjorie Glass, age 72, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away March 13, 2021.  She is survived by her special friend, Kathy Whiten; sister, Flora Glass Latterman, Greenacres, FL; b ...
Rita N. Steele, 77, Buford
Rita N. Steele, age 77, of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, March 13, 2021. She was preceded in death by her brother, Donald G. Cowsert; son, Jeffrey D. Hemple; first husband, Davi ...


Lane Thomas Batson, 63, Demorest
Lane Thomas Batson, age 63 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at the St. Francis Hospital - South Campus in Indianapolis, Indiana. Born in Demorest, ...
John Lamar Trubach, Jr. age 49 of Alto, passed away on March 13, 2021.   Born in Cobb County on March 16, 1971, John was the son of Sandy Loyd Jarman and the late John T ...


Margie Ann Wiles Jones, 67, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Margie Ann Wiles Jones, age 67, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by her family. Fu ...
Florence Ellen (Flo) Walsh, 75, Gainesville
Florence Ellen (Flo) Walsh, 75, of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus following an accident. A daily rosary ...


Ronald J. Landress, 85, Dahlonega
Mr. Ronald J. Landress, 85, of Dahlonega, passed away March 13, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, March 15, ...


Donald Lee Young, Sr., 70, Ball Ground
Donald Lee Young, Sr., age 70, of Ball Ground, GA passed away March 13, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his parents Cliff and Edith Young; brother, Stanley Clifford and San ...


Carbet Lee Bingham, 77, Toccoa
  Mr. Carbet Lee Bingham, age 77 of Toccoa, GA passed away Saturday March 13, 2021, at his residence following a short illness.   Born on April 10, 1943 in Haysv ...


Sadie Cox, 93, Cleveland
Sadie Cox, age 93 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, March 13, 2021. Mrs. Cox was born in Gainesville to the late Walter Powers and Laura Bell Peck Powers. She was retired from ...
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.