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Local Obits for Wed. Mar 17th, 2021

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William (Pete) Petrey Neal, age 85, of Braselton, Georgia departed this life on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at Braselton, Georgia. Mr. Neal has been transported to Croley Funeral ...
Carrie Leonia Propes, 59, Statham
Mrs. Carrie Leonia Propes, 59, of Statham passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 20, 2021 in the Chapel of Memorial ...

Forsyth

Edna Mae DeRousse, 74, Cumming
Edna Mae DeRousse, age 74, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. She was born in 1947, to the late Jeffery and Rosie Adean George. She was a member of Silver Sh ...

Gwinnett

Lt. Col. Russell Duane Weedlun (Retired), age 93, of Buford passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at his residence, surrounded by family. Graveside service will be held at 3:00 ...
Jack G. Fox, 93, Sugar Hill
  Jack G. Fox, age 93, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. He was preceded in death by daughter, Jeanie Insley. Mr. Fox is survived by children, Jud ...
Christine Dupuis Haberski, age 77, of Dacula, GA passed away on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband of thirty-six years, Ronald Haberski; parents, A ...

Habersham

W. Ray Loudermilk, 69, Demorest
W. Ray Loudermilk, age 69 of Demorest, passed away March 17, 2021 following a period of declining health. Born on February 3, 1952, Ray was the son of Olene Smith Loudermilk and ...

Hall

John William Ewing, Jr., 91, Gainesville
John William Ewing, Jr., age 91, went home to be with the Lord on March 17, 2021.  Beloved husband of Jane (Elizabeth Jane Hutchins Ewing) for almost 62 years, he is remembere ...
Hubert Gibbs, Jr., 73, Gainesville
Mr. Hubert Gibbs, Jr age 73 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday March 17, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.       ...
Colleen Moore Thomas, 86, Oakwood
Colleen Moore Thomas age 86 of Oakwood entered rest Wednesday March 17, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her family. Colleen was born February 13, 1935 in Sautee- Nacoochee t ...

Jackson

Mr. Richard Allen Schuman, Sr., age 87, of Hoschton, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2021. Mr. Schuman was born May 13, 1933 in Danville, Illinois. He was the son of t ...
Eider B. Sears, 75, Commerce
Eider B. Sears, age 75 of Commerce, GA passed away on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at her residence.   Born on Feb. 23, 1946 in Hall County, GA, Mrs. Sears was the daughter ...
Judy Love Watson, 72, Pendergrass
  Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, Georgia announces the death of Mrs. Judy Love Watson, age 72 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, March 17, 2021.&nbs ...

Stephens

Edward Harold Simpson, 52, Toccoa
Mr. Edward Harold Simpson, age 52 of Sunset Lane, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late Frank and Christine Reed Simpson, he was born ...
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.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.