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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. May 22nd, 2021

Banks

Keshia L. Williams, 46, Maysville
  Keshia L. Williams, age 46, of Maysville, GA passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2021. She was born May 30th, 1974. She was preceded in death by her father, Ralph Wi ...

Forsyth

Beverly Sue Hansard, 63, Cumming
Beverly Sue Hansard, 63, of Cumming passed away Saturday, May 22, 2021. Beverly was a sweet, loving mother and grandmother with a selfless spirit. She was the world’s greates ...

Habersham

Carolyn Ann Nations Dodd, age 68 of Alto, passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2021.  Born in Clarkesville, on December 4, 1952, she was a daughter of the late Arthur Andrew ...
Lenora Smith, 90, Mount Airy
Lenora Smith, age 90 of the Hazel Creek Community, Mt. Airy, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness. Born ...

Hall

Melvin Lamar DeLong, 82, Gainesville
Melvin Lamar DeLong, 82, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, May 22, 2021 at his home. Melvin was a laid-back, quiet man and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was very helpful and ki ...
Mary Melinda Herrin Gravitt, 77, Gainesville
Mary Melinda Herrin Gravitt, age 77 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, May 22, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.           ...
Annie Ruth Millsap, 74, Gainesville
Annie Ruth Millsap was born October 16, 1946 to the Late John Henry and Dessa Harris. She was preceded in death by her son Stacy Sam Millsap, her parents John Henry & Dessa ...
David Russell Stewart, “Russ”, 48, of Cumming Ga passed away on May 22, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center of Gainesville, Ga. Russ is survived by; daugh ...
Jackie Cleveland Thompson, 75, Gainesville
Jackie Cleveland Thompson, age 75 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, May 22, 2021 at Grand View Nursing Home following an extended illness.      &nbs ...

Jackson

Aaron Clifford McDougald, 60, Jefferson
Mr. Aaron Clifford McDougald, 60, of Jefferson, passed away Saturday, May 22, 2021 at his residence. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at Memorial Park Funeral ...
G. E. Adams, 82, Hoschton
G. E. Adams, age 82, of Hoschton passed away Saturday, May 22, 2021.  A Memorial Service will be held 3:00 pm Sunday, June 13, 2021 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor ...
Patricia Ann Harkins, 74, Maysville
Patricia Ann Harkins, age 74 of Maysville, passed away Saturday, May 22, 2021.   Mrs. Harkins was born May 6, 1947 to Robbie Edge Standridge and the late Ray Sayne. She ...
Kenneth Wayne Wilbanks, 83, Jefferson
  Mr. Kenneth Wayne Wilbanks 83 of Jefferson passed away Saturday May 22, 2021.  He was the son of the late Bee and Dessie Turk Wilbanks.  He was a member of the ...

Other

Jody Buck Garrett, 42, Danielsville
Jody Buck Garrett 42 Danielsville passed away Saturday, May 22nd. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
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.