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Local Obits for Fri. May 14th, 2021


Mother Zelma Cunningham, 86, of Buford, Georgia, transitioned to her heavenly home on Friday, May 14, 2021, after an extended illness.  She was preceded in death by her parent ...


Cheryl Elaine Crumley, 63, Clarkesville
Cheryl Elaine Crumley, age 63, went to be with the Lord on May 14, 2021 after a short battle with cancer.   Born on December 17, 1957, she was the only child of the la ...
Judy Ellison, 98, Clarkesville
Judy Ellison, age 98, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, May 14, 2021. Ms. Ellison was born on August 19, 1922 in Stephens County, Georgia to the late George Matthew ...


Ricky Dover, 60, Murrayville
Ricky Dover, 60, of Murrayville, Ga., died on Friday, May 14, 2021.  A graveside service will be held at Wauka Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery on Monday, May 17, 2021, at 2:0 ...
Donald Hugh Etter, 63, Gainesville
Donald Hugh Etter, age 63, of Gainesville, GA passed away May 14, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a fearless battle with cancer.  He was born on May ...
Ellen Gregorio Smucker, 95, Gainesville
  Ellen Gregorio Smucker, 95, died peacefully May 14, 2021 at Bell Minor Home in Gainesville, Georgia.  She was born May 3, 1926 the oldest child of the late Pelagia H ...


Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Lucretia Ann Seabolt Brumbalow, age 75, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Friday, May 14, 2021. Mrs. Brumbalow w ...


Imogene Princella Woods Heard transitioned on Friday, May 14, 2021 at home in Mableton, Georgia. She was affectionately called “Penny” and was the 3rd sibling born to t ...
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.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.