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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 1st, 2021


Anne Marie Egan, 76, Dawsonville
Anne Marie Egan, 76, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away peacefully on April 1, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Born on July 17, 1944 in Port Jervis, NY to Milfred and Josephi ...
Charles Benjamin “Chuck” Gilbert, was born July 26, 1983. He was only 37 when he left us on April 1, 2021. He lived in Dawsonville, Ga all of his life, and he touched t ...


Franklin Curtis Burnette, 86, Hoschton formerly of Buford
Mr. Franklin Curtis Burnette, age 86, of Hoschton, formerly of Buford for 15 years and Cumming for over 20 years, passed away Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical C ...


Caleb Matthew Griffis, 20, Tallulah Falls
Caleb Matthew Griffis, age 20 of Tallulah Falls, passed away Thursday, April 1, 2021. Born in Gainesville, Georgia on February 2, 2001, Caleb is the son of Stan and Tamara Marti ...


Jonathan Landeros, 30, Gainesville
  Mr. Jonathan Landeros, age 30, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, April 1, 2021. Funeral Services will be 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 7, 2021 in the Chapel of Memo ...
Douglas Boyd Pinson, 75, Gainesville
Mr. Douglas Boyd Pinson, age 75, of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday April 01, 2021 at his resdinece folliwng an extneded illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Satu ...
Patricia Elaine Smith, 76, Gainesville
Mrs. Patricia Elaine Smith, age 76 of Gainesville, passed away Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 20 ...
Bobby Wayne Taylor, 60, Gainesville
Mr. Bobby Wayne Taylor, age 60, of Gainesville, Ga passed away on April 01, 2021 following a sudden illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday April 06, 2021 at 2:00 p. ...


Harris O’Neal Hanson, 85, Jefferson
Mr. Harris O’Neal Hanson, age 85 of Jefferson, went home to be with his Jesus on Thursday, April 1, 2021.  Harris was born in Jefferson and spent his entire life on his ...
Malissa Harper Hilton, 70, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Malissa Harper Hilton, age 70, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Thursday, April 1, 2021, after an extended illness. She ...


Betty Jones Cagle, 93, Woodstock formerly of Lawrenceville
Betty Jones Cagle, age 93, of Woodstock, GA, formerly of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on April 1, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, M. C. Cagle; parents, Samuel T. ...
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.