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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Apr 23rd, 2021

Banks

Joyce Collard England, age 88, passed away peacefully April 23, 2021 at home following a short period of declining health.  She was born January 2, 1933 in Kyrock, Kentucky. & ...

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Daria Jo-Ellen Madden, 51, Bethlehem
Daria Jo-Ellen Madden, age 51 of Bethlehem, passed away Friday, April 23, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.           & ...

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Teresa Denise Collins, 54, Gainesville
Teresa Denise Collins, age 54 of Gainesville, passed away Friday, April 23, 2021 at her residence.             Memorial se ...
Quyet Van Nguyen, 76, Gainesville
Mr. Quyet Van Nguyen, 76, of Gainesville, passed away Friday, April 23, 2021. Funeral Mass will be at 1:00 p.m. on Monday April 26, 2021 at St. Michael Catholic Church. Father C ...
Steven Ellie White, 63, Gainesville
Steven Ellie White, 63, died April 23, 2021, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, Georgia.     He was born August 11, 1957, in Augusta, Georgi ...

Jackson

Jose Elmer Alvarado Mendoza, age 50 of Commerce, GA passed away Friday, April 23, 2021.   Born on March 6. 1971 in Honduras, Mr. Mendoza was the son of Jose Alvarado and Mar ...

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Ruth Irenne Clark, 81, Bowman
Ruth Irenne Clark, age 81 of Bowman, GA passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021 at her residence.   Born on September 12, 1939 in Sagineaw, MI, Mrs. Clark was the daughter ...

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Gennell M. Miles, 79, Cleveland
Gennell M. Miles, age 79, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021.   Mrs. Miles was born on February 7, 1942, in Dahlonega, Georgia, to the late Gordon and F ...
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.