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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Mar 31st, 2021

Gwinnett

Eva Griffin, 80, Buford
Eva Griffin, 80, of Buford, GA, died Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Mrs. Griffin has been transported to Powell Funeral Home in Augusta, AR for service and interment. Hamilton Mill Memor ...
Marilyn Sue King, 82, Buford
Marilyn Sue King, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Margery Brice King; sister, Barb Cooper; and h ...

Habersham

Michael J. Parsons, Clarkesville
  Michael J. Parsons died peacefully at home on March 31st. He will be sorely missed and remembered for his love of family, reading, travel, community, and especially ...
Sarah Frances Woodall Worley passed away peacefully in Demorest, Georgia.  Ms. Worley was born in Turnerville in Habersham County, Georgia on August 25, 1935.  She was th ...

Hall

Ronnie Myron Gunter, 82, Gainesville
  Mr. Ronnie Myron Gunter, age 82, of Gainesville, Ga. died on March 31, 2021 following an extended illness.  He was the son of the late William Myron and Hazel Dorman ...
Mrs. Jessie Lovenia Crumley Burell age 94 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday March 31, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness.      Gravesid ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Robert Jesse “Bobby” Phillips, age 68 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, March 31, 2021.  Mr. Phi ...
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.