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Local Obits for Tue. May 18th, 2021


  Joseph Anthony Dillon, Jr. passed away on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. He was born on July 20, 1946 to Joseph A Dillon, Sr. and Alice P. Dillon. Joseph attended high school ...


Nellie Bell Arnold Burgess, age 81 of Alto, passed away on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.  Born in Baldwin, Georgia on August 16, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Johnny Arnold ...


Roy Lee Daniels, 62, Braselton
Mr. Roy Lee Daniels, 62, of Braselton, passed away on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton Campus. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on F ...
Barbara Chandler Glover, 91, Clermont
Barbara Chandler Glover, age 91, of Clermont died on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.  A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, May 24, 2021, at Trinity United Methodist Chu ...


Richard Lee Koger, 77, Cleveland
Mr. Richard Lee Koger, 77, of Cleveland passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in the Chapel of Memorial Park Fu ...


Mr. Thomas “Hulk” Mark Seabolt, age 63, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Thomas was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  He was bor ...


Lesa Ann Nash, 62, Chepachet, RI
Nash, Lesa Ann, 62, of Chepachet, RI, passed away May 11th at her home on the lake after a 5 year battle with cancer of which she fought with unwavering strength, hope, grace, ...
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.