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Local Obits for Wed. Apr 14th, 2021


David Abston, Cumming
  My beautiful husband David of twenty-nine years lost his battle with leukemia on Sunday March 14, 2021. He passed away at home. He is survived by his wife Barbara, his da ...


Mark R. Redstrom, 79, Lawrenceville
Mr. Mark R. Redstrom , age 79, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away April 14, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his parents Rinaldo and Leontine Redstrom; brothers Rodney Redstro ...


Melton Dallas Dodd, 79, Alto
Mr. Melton Dallas Dodd, age 79 of Nix Road, Alto, GA, passed away Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late Travis and Ester Coley Dodd, he was born April 11 ...
Susan King Watson, 70, Demorest
A Memorial Service will be held for Susan King Watson, age 70, of Demorest, at Whitefield Funeral Home, North Chapel on Saturday, April 17 at 3:00 p.m. with Dr. Bryan Cribb, Dr. To ...
Edmond Cecil “Eddie” Williams, age 90 of Mt. Airy, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 following an extended illness. Born in Demorest ...


Laquita Ann Outz Gore, 59, Eastanollee
Mrs. Laquita Ann Outz Gore, age 59 of Buena Vista Drive, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at her residence. A daughter of the late Charlie and Maryzell ...
Sammy Michael House, 63, Toccoa
Mr. Sammy Michael House, age 63 of Queen Street, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of Mary Hazel Carter House, and the ...


Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Rudolph Michael Potesta, age 88, of Helen.  Mr. Potesta passed away Wednesday, April 14, 2021.   Arrange ...
Janet Hill Surovec, 73, Cleveland
Janet Hill Surovec, age 73, of Cleveland, Georgia, passed from this life on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at her home. She was born April 13, 1948 in Marianna, Florida to the late J ...
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.