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Local Obits for Wed. Apr 21st, 2021


Mike Farrington was born at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. He had attended Sugar Hill Christian School since kindergarten, and was looking forward to his graduation in May ...
William Bill Carlyle Small, Jr., age 66, of Sugar Hill passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021.  Memorial Services will be held 4:00 pm Sunday, April 25, 2021 at Lawson Funeral ...


Eugene Maxwell, 79, Mt. Airy
Funeral services for Eugene Maxwell, age 79 of Mt. Airy will be held at 4:00 PM, Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Interment will follow the service in Vi ...


Bradley Edward Grant, 45, Oakwood
Mr. Bradley Edward Grant, 45, of Oakwood passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center-Gainesville. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sun ...
Myra Harris, Gainesville
Myra Harris passed away on December 27, 2020. She was born on October 17, 1934 to Edith and Buren Bagwell in Canton, Georgia.   Myra was married to Owen Harris for 48 ye ...
Cherry Ann Timms, 72, Gainesville
Mrs. Cherry Ann Timms, 72, passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 23, 2021 in Memorial Park Cemetery. Rev. Randy R ...


Margaret Croy, 85, Dahlonega
Mrs. Margaret Croy age 85 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away surrounded by family on April 21, 2021. She was born on August 5, 1935 in Forsyth County to the late William Day and the ...
Wanda Lois Thomas, 99, Dahlonega
Mrs. Wanda Lois Thomas, age 99, of Dahlonega went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 while surrounded by her family. Mrs. Thomas was a native and lifelong res ...


Jerry S. Robertson, 77, Alabama
Jerry S. Robertson, age 77, of Alabama passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548,, 706-654-0 ...


Christian David Brown, 39, Cleveland
Christian David Brown, age 39 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021.   Mr. Brown was born February 4, 1982 in West Palm Beach, FL to Cathy McCarty Brown and th ...
James Beaven (Jim) Roche, 55, Sautee Nachooche
James Beaven (Jim) Roche 1965 - 2021   Jim Roche, 55, of Sautee Nachooche, passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Born July 29, 1965, to the late Beaven and Kathy Roche. Jim ...
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...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
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.