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Local Obits for Sat. Apr 10th, 2021


Helen Pierce Taylor, 96, Dawsonville
Helen Pierce Taylor, 96, of Dawsonville, GA , passed away on Saturday April 10, 2021. She was born to the late Charles B. and Jewel James Pierce Kitchens in Eton, Murray County, ...


Aaron C. Adams-Music, 47, Lilburn
Aaron C. Adams-Music, age 47, of Lilburn, GA passed away Saturday, April 10, 2021. He was preceded in death by his father, James W. Music, Sr. and sister, Karen Parris. He is survi ...
Frances Moore Gober, 91, Sugar Hill
Frances Moore Gober, age 91, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021. She was preceded in death by her son, Jerry Gober; granddaughter, Kelley Ramey Canady; paren ...


Mrs. Ruby Lee Pierce Brawner was born January 10, 1933 to the late Charlie and Gussie (Randolph) Pierce. She departed this life at Northeast Georgia Medical Center April 10, 2021 ...


Betty Minish Brock, 89, Commerce
Mrs. Betty Minish Brock, age 89, of Commerce passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Bountiful Hills Assisted Living.  Mrs. Brock was born in Commerce to the late, Howard a ...
Paul Lesley Cox, 83, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Paul Lesley Cox, age 83 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, April 10, 2021.  Mr. Cox was born in Atlanta, Geo ...
Rickie Stanley Dorsey, 72, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Rickie Stanley Dorsey, age 72 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, April 10, 2021.  Mr. Dorsey was born in Cleve ...
Larry Wilson, 71, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Larry Wilson, age 71 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, April 10, 2021.  Mr. Wilson was born in Jefferson, Geo ...


Anna Carroll, 80, Dahlonega
Mrs. Anna Carroll, age 80, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on April 10, 2021. She was born at their family home in Bridgeport, AL on October 20, 1940. She lived the majority of h ...


Collin Jackson Donaldson, age 21 of Colbert, GA passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021. Born on May 7, 1999 in Roswell, GA, Mr. Donaldson was the son of Alex Carlton and Mistea ...


Nancy King Maxwell, 77, Rabun Gap
Nancy King Maxwell (77) died in her home in Rabun Gap, GA on April 10, 2021.  She is survived by her husband, Clyde E Maxwell, Jr., two daughters, Katheryne Maxwell (James A.) ...


  William “Billy” Scott Bentley, age 69, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday April 10, 2021. Mr. Bentley was born on February 11, 1952 to the late Grady Bentl ...
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.