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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Mar 15th, 2021


Gloria Sue Buice, 60, Lilburn
Gloria Sue Buice, age 60, of Lilburn, Georgia, passed away on March 15, 2021. She is preceded in death by her parents: Wynell and Hubert Standridge and her brothers: Hendon Standri ...


Betty Lavern Dalton, 82, Demorest
  Betty Lavern Dalton, age 82, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Monday, March 15, 2021. Mrs. Dalton was born in Clarkesville, Georgia  on October 5, 1938, to th ...
David M. Hobson, 79, Cornelia
David M. Hobson, age 79, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Monday, March 15, 2021. Mr. Hobson was born on January 4, 1942 to the late William and Jewell Marie Caudell Hobson. ...


Virgie Parker Kiser Bagwell, 81, Gainesville
Virgie Parker Kiser Bagwell, 81, passed away on Monday, March 15, 2021 at Memorial University Medical Center, Savannah, GA.  She was born in Gainesville, GA, daughter of the l ...
Felix Cosme, Sr., 92, Gainesville
Mr. Felix Cosme, Sr., 92, of Gainesville passed away Monday, March 15, 2021 at New Horizons Limestone. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at ...
Pedro Solache, 50, Gainesville
Pedro Solache, age 50, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, March 15, 2021. Funeral Mass is scheduled for 12 Noon Friday, March 19 at St. John Paul II Catholic Mission in Gain ...


Mrs. Cynthia Dale Norris Smith, age 66 of Collins Road, Toccoa passed away Monday, March 15, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens. A daughter of the late Frank and Laura ...


Jennifer Rosalie Mayne, 46, Cleveland
Mrs. Jennifer Rosalie Mayne, age 46, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, March 15, 2021. Mrs. Mayne was born in Baltimore, Maryland and was formerly employed by Ingles. She w ...
Mary Blon Stewart, 89, Cleveland
Mary Blon Stewart, age 89, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, March 15, 2021. Mrs. Stewart was born on March 11, 1932, in Towns County, to the late Barnett and Ester Partin De ...
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.