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Local Obits for Sat. Mar 27th, 2021

Forsyth

Dian Brooks, 76, Cumming
Dian Brooks, 76, of Cumming passed away Saturday, March 27, 2021. Dian loved her family, particularly her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved the Lord and her church, ...
Pat McLaughlin was born on June 3, 1944 in Geneva, New York to Ellen Marie McLaughlin and James Patrick Devlin. He lived a beautiful life of 76 years as a Husband, Father, Grandfat ...

Habersham

Vickie Rae Chastain, 68, Cornelia
Vickie Rae Chastain, age 68, of Cornelia passed away March 27, 2021. Ms. Chastain was born in Fort Myers, Florida. She is the daughter of James Doby and Edna Cole. She was prece ...
Jacqueline Sosebee, 52, Clarkesville
Jacqueline Sosebee, age 52, of Clarkesville, passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2021. Mrs. Sosebee was born on July 31, 1968 to the late Joseph Sosebee, Jr. and Brenda Tanksley ...
Louise Thomas Turner Terrell, 83, Clarkesville
Louise Thomas Turner Terrell, age 83, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 27, 2021. Mrs. Terrell was born October 7, 1937, in Blakely, Georgia, ...

Hall

Jayron Marquis Britton, 35, Gainesville
Jayron Marqus Britton 35 of Gainesville passed Saturday March 27, 2021 Mr. Jayron Marqus Britton was born November 27, 1984, in Gainesville, Georgia to Olin Britton and Linda Lo ...
Dorthy Burtz Freeman, 97, Gainesville
Dorthy Burtz Freeman, age 97, passed away March 27, 2021 at North East Georgia Medical Center following a brief period of declining health. Dorthy was born November 19, 1923 to ...
Erlene Vivian Jones McCall, 77, Gainesville
Mrs. Erlene Vivian Jones McCall, 77, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, March 27, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p. ...
Anthony "Scott" McDonald, 47, Gainesville
Anthony "Scott" McDonald, age 47,  passed away Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Northside Hospital Forsyth following complications from liver cancer. Scott was bo ...
Raymond Lenis Sargent, 85, New Holland
Mr. Raymond Lenis Sargent, 85, of New Holland passed away Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on ...
Marc Lee Wilson, 55, Gainesville
Mr. Marc Lee Wilson, 55, of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, March 27, 2021 at his residence.   A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.   ...

Jackson

Charles Rick Echols, 63, Commerce
Charles Rick Echols, age 63, of Commerce, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2021. The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm on Saturday, April 3, 2021 ...

Lumpkin

Margaret Cain, 76, Dahlonega
Mrs. Margaret Cain, age 76, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, March 27, 2021.  Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later.  To share a memory of Mrs. Ca ...

Stephens

Mrs. Mildred Frances Carroll Dillon, age 92, passed peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, March 27, at the Clary Center in Toccoa. Mildred will be remembered for her kindness and sw ...
Jacqueline “ Jay” Toner Seymour, 94, of  Toccoa, Georgia, formerly of St. Augustine,  Florida, passed away Saturday, March 27, 2021.   Mrs. Seymour ...

White

Alvin “CRAIG” Park, 78, Cleveland
Alvin “CRAIG” Park, 78, of Cleveland, GA, peacefully left this world to join our Lord in Paradise on March 27, 2021 with the help of the angels at Hospice of NGMC in Ga ...
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.