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Local Obits for Thu. May 20th, 2021


Stacey Picklesimer, 51, Dawsonville
Stacey Picklesimer, 51, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday May 20, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Born April 9, 1970 and raised in Forsyth ...


Marilyn Ruth Jenkins, 98, Cumming
Marilyn Ruth Jenkins, age 98 of Forsyth County, passed away on Thursday, May 20, 2021. Private family inurnment to be held at later date in New York. Ingram Funeral Home & ...
Sathvik Reddy Kothapu, 19, Cumming
  Sathvik Reddy Kothapu 19, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Thursday, May 20th, 2021. Visitation will be on Saturday, May 22, 2021 from 9:00am until 11:00am at McDona ...
Robert Lee Olive, 68, Cumming
Robert Lee Olive, 68, of Cumming passed away Thursday, May 20, 2021. Robert was a wonderful husband and father. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Germany and was a long ...


Norman R. Hosch, 65, Suwanee
Norman R. Hosch, age 65, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Thursday, May 20, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Shirley Fenby Hosch. Mr. Hosch is survived by his wif ...


Millie Fulton Folger, 81, Gainesville
Millie Fulton Folger, age 81, of Gainesville GA passed away peacefully on May 20, 2021.  She was born on January 10, 1940, in Macon Ga.  to Mildred and Arthur Fulton. ...
Barry Dean McNeill, 72, Oakwood
Barry Dean McNeill, age 72, of Oakwood, GA passed away Thursday, May 20, 2021. A Celebration of Life Service is scheduled for 1:00 PM Thursday, May 27, 2021 at Wilshire Park in ...


Evelyn Nicholson, 83, Commerce
Mrs. Evelyn Nicholson, age 83 of Commerce passed away on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at her residence.  Mrs. Nicholson was born in Cornelia to the late, Waco and Lillie Cantrell Na ...
Donald Wayne (Don) Thomas, 70, Covington
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Donald Wayne “Don” Thomas, age 70 of Covington, Georgia.  Mr. Thomas was born in Atlanta, Georgia a son ...


Hugh Lee Mann, 77, Dahlonega
Mr. Hugh Lee Mann, age 77, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Thursday, May 20, 2021 following a sudden illness. He was one of 10 children and was born on July 8, 1943 in Atlanta ...


Terry Lee Jenkins, 67, Toccoa
Mr. Terry Lee Jenkins age 67 of Toccoa passed away Thursday May 20, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late Kermit and Velma Smith Jenkins, he was born August 5, 1953 in Step ...


On Thursday, May 20, 2021, my brother Dwayne Allan Anthony passed from this life. Surviving him are his loving son, Matthew Dwayne Anthony, age 16; sister, Cynthia Timms and bro ...
Nathaniel D. Esford, 41, Cleveland
Nathaniel D. Esford, age 41, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, May 20, 2021. Mr. Esford was born on December 15, 1979, in Atlanta, Georgia, to Pam Scrougham Warford and Gre ...
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.