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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 9th, 2021

Dawson

Marion L. McClure, 77, Dawsonville
Marion L. McClure, 77, of Dawsonville passed away Friday April 9, 2021 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born June 5, 1943, Marion had been a resident of ...
Donna Jane Randall, 63, Dawsonville
Donna Jane Randall, 63, of Dawsonville passed away Friday April 9, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health.  Born July 5, 1957 and r ...

Forsyth

Garland C. Barron, 90, Cumming
Garland C. Barron, age 90, of Cumming, GA passed away at his home surrounded by family on April 9, 2021. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and a Master Mason and a sixty- ...
Joann Cox, 77, Cumming
Joann Cox, 77, of Cumming passed away Friday, April 9, 2021. Joann always had a hug and a smile for everyone. She enjoyed traveling and seeing new places, hiking, tubing, fishing a ...
Ron Stair, 67, Cumming
Ron Stair, 67, of Cumming passed away Friday April 9, 2021 at Northside Hospital Forsyth following a short illness. Born October 4, 1953, Ron had been a resident of Forsyth Coun ...

Gwinnett

Teresa Lynn Putnam Marsingill, age 58, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, April 2, 2021. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert L. Putnam, son, Joshua Putnam and grandso ...

Hall

Stephni Alicea Morris, Gainesville
Stephni Alicea Morris was born in Los Angeles, California on March 20, 1963 to Mary Alice Morris and Wilburn Morris. She was called home to be with the Lord on April 9, 2021. St ...

Jackson

Derrick Mark House, 45, Commerce
Mr. Derrick Mark House, age 45 of Commerce, Ga., entered eternal rest on Friday, April 9, 2021 in Atlanta, Ga. He was born on November 7, 1975 and was a truck detailer. He was a ...

Lumpkin

Annie Christine Dalton, 66, Dahlonega
Annie Christine Dalton, age 66, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on April 9, 2021. She was born on October 18, 1954 in Atlanta, Georgia to the late William Barron and the late Mar ...
Hildria Della Gentry, 76, Dahlonega
Mrs. Hildria Della Gentry, age 76, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on April 9, 2021. She was born on December 13, 1944 in Dahlonega to the late George Cantrell and Grace Allison. ...
Harald (Harry) Ernst Hardin, our beloved Papa, left this world peacefully on April 9, 2021, after a long journey with many health issues, to spend the rest of eternity with Jesus. ...

Rabun

Dianne Sisk Hardy, 68, Lake Burton
Dianne Sisk Hardy, 68, of Lake Burton, GA, passed away on April 9, 2021 after a 15-year battle with cancer. Dianne was born on the 3rd of November in 1952 to Laymon and Moderee ...

White

Allen Jackson, 73, Cleveland
Allen Jackson, age 72 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, April 9, 2021. Mr. Jackson was born April 13, 1948 in Cleveland to the late Joe “Bunk” Jackson and Ella Turne ...
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.