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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 15th, 2021


Odeleen Talley, 90, Dawsonville
Odeleen Talley, 90, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday, April 15, 2021 following a period of declining health. Born September 2, 1930 in Lumpkin County to the late Ode and Doll ...


Gail Hansard Henderson, 68, Cumming
Gail Hansard Henderson, age 68, of Cumming, GA. passed away Thursday, April 15, 2021.  She was born in 1952, to the late Millard and Louise Wilkerson. She was a member of Lowe ...


James M. Gaines, 58, Sugar Hill
James M. Gaines, age 58, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2021. He is survived by step-father, Leroy King of Sugar Hill; sister, Jennifer King of Sugar Hill; an ...
Alan “Steve” Hyde of Winder, formally of Buford died Thursday, April 15, 2021. He was preceded in death by his mother Frances “Fran” Hyde and sister Lynn Hy ...


Karen Hope Thomas King, age 63, of Alto, passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2021.  Born on March 11, 1958, in Demorest, she was a daughter of the late Melvin Thomas and Ava ...
Betty Ann Adair Sutton, 89, Batesville
Betty Ann Adair Sutton, age 89 of the Batesville Community, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 15, 2021. Born in Toccoa, Georgia on July 1, 1931, Mrs. Sutton was t ...


Marilyn Jean (Lynn) Cosner, 74, Gainesville
Mrs. Marilyn Jean (Lynn) Cosner age 74 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday April 15, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.    &nb ...
Larry Wayne Henry, 81, Gainesville
Larry Wayne Henry, 81 of Gainesville passed away Thursday April 15, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center-Gainesville. No formal services will be held and Mr. Henry will ...
Majel S. Rivers, Gainesville
Majel S. Rivers was born to Lummis Cutts Spears and Inez Cox Spears in Brooks County, Georgia in October of 1943 and died April 12, 2021 in Gainesville Georgia after a three-year b ...
Walker Thomas Shoaf, Jr., 97, Gainesville
Walker Thomas Shoaf, Jr. was born on November 2, 1923 in Covington, Tennessee and on April 15, 2021, our heavenly Father called him home to have eternal life. He loved family, frie ...
Zerdies Thomas, 88, Gainesville
Zerdies Thomas 88 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday April 15, 2021. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home. 


James Randolph Holland, 68, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Randolph Holland, age 68, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2021. Mr. Holland was born in Gainesvill ...
Lisa Hill Wilson, 55, Maysville
Lisa Hill Wilson, age 55 of Maysville, GA passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2021.   Born on Oct. 13, 1965 in Commerce, GA, Mrs. Wilson was the daughter of Julian &ldquo ...


Louise Duncan Delk, 96, Atlanta
Louise Duncan Delk, age 96, of Atlanta, GA passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-three years, James E. Delk, Jr, and son, James ...
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.