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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. May 19th, 2021


William John Fagan, III, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, died unexpectedly on May 19, 2021 at the age of 23.  Will loved the Lord, and his faith in God was unwavering.& ...


Jessie M. Walsh, 94, Dacula
Jessie M. Walsh (94), of Dacula Georgia (Formerly Osterville, Massachusetts) passed away peacefully on May 19, 2021 surrounded by her family. Services will be held at Hamilton Mill ...


Glenda Geraldine Carder, 89, New Holland
Mrs. Glenda Geraldine Carder age 89 of New Holland, Ga passed away on Wednesday May 19, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.      ...
Frank Harold Taylor, 94, Gainesville
Mr. Frank Harold Taylor age 94 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday May 19, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness.     Memorial services will ...


Peter Sutton Bullock, 66, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Peter Sutton Bullock, age 66 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, May 19, 2021.  Mr. Bullock was b ...
Bobbie Hearn Jackson, 90, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Bobbie Hearn Jackson, age 90 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, May 19, 2021.  Mrs. Jackson was ...


Hazel Katheryne “Kay” Wilson, 78, Mexico Beach, FL
Ms. Hazel Katheryne “Kay” Wilson age 78 of Mexico Beach, Florida passed away on Wednesday May 19, 2021 at The Oaks at Braselton Assisted Living following an extended il ...
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.