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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Mar 16th, 2021

Banks

Karen Denise Griffin, age 52 of Lula, passed away on Tuesday March 16, 2021.  Born in Johnson City, New York on September 3, 1968, she was a daughter of the late David Reed ...

Forsyth

Beth Ann Southall-Brock, age 52, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2021.Beth was a member of First Baptist Church of Cumming, GA and attended the Hear and Do class. ...

Habersham

Roger Wade Church, 74, Clarkesville
Roger Wade Church, 74, of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. The son of the late Lester Wade Church and Rosaleen Murray Church, Roge ...

Hall

Thomas F. Reed, 84, Gainesville
Thomas F. Reed of Gainesville, Ga., passed away at Lanier Village Estates, March 16th at the age of 84. Tom was born on January 9, 1937 to the late Glenn and Gladys Reed of ...

Jackson

Allison "Al" Austin, Jr., 83, Hoschton
Allison “AL” Austin, Jr. age 83 of Hoschton entered rest Tuesday March 16, 2021at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Braselton. Al was born November 6, 1937 in Ka ...

Lumpkin

Imogene Wilson, 84, Dahlonega
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Imogene Wilson, age 84, of Dahlonega.  Mrs. Wilson passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2021.  Arrangements are in ...
Imogene Grindle Wilson, 84, Dahlonega
    Imogene Grindle Wilson, age 84, of Dahlonega, passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Mrs. Wilson was born on May 29, 1936, in Dahlonega, Georgia, to the lat ...

Other

Russell Lanier Buice, 78, Moultrie
Russell Lanier Buice, age 78 of Moultrie, GA passed away on March 16, 2021. He is preceded in death by his parents, Colvard “Bud” and Sara Bess Buice. He is survived ...

Stephens

Mr. Anthony “Tony” Bruce Parker, age 63 of Henry Jordan Road, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late James Manton Parker ...
Oliver Welborn Kesler, 90, Toccoa
Mr. Oliver Welborn Kesler, age 90 of Cawthon Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late James Allen Kesler and Allice Gillespie Kesler, ...
Donald Lee Milligan, 70, Martin
Mr. Donald Lee Milligan, age 70 of Seven Forks Road, Martin, Georgia passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2021 in Lexington, Georgia from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. ...
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.