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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. May 24th, 2021

Forsyth

Ronald “Ron” Kenneth Dinsmore, age 69, passed away on May 24, 2021. He is preceded in death by his parents: Margaret and James Dinsmore and brother: James Jackson Dinsm ...

Gwinnett

Kelly Joseph Smith, 61, Buford
Kelly Joseph Smith, 61, passed away on Monday, May 24, 2021. Kelly was born on January 31, 1960 in Lockport, NY, son of Jackie O. Smith and Mary J. Smith Ruscansky. Kelly worked fo ...

Habersham

Dorothy Rose Decker Henslee, 79, Clarkesville
Dorothy Rose Decker Henslee, age 79 of Clarkesville, passed away on Monday, May 24, 2021.  Born in Lavonia, Georgia on April 11, 1942 to the late A.T. Decker and Sara Lee K ...
Robert Edward "Bob" Rose, 85, Demorest
Robert Edward "Bob" Rose, 85, of Demorest, Georgia, entered his eternal rest at home surrounded by his family on May 24, 2021. He was born December 3, 1935, in Grenada ...

Hall

Maria Ayala Rodriguez, 85, Gainesville
Maria Ayala Rodriguez, 85, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, May 24, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 28, 2021 at St. John Paul II Catholic M ...
Maria De La Luz Zamarripa-Castillo, age 40 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, May 24, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Th ...
  George Philip “Phil” Attridge, Jr. passed away Monday, May 24, 2021 at his residence on Lake Lanier. Phil was born on April 7, 1951 at Scott Air Force base ...
Jane Wood Banks, Gainesville
Jane Wood Banks was born Oct. 30, 1926 in Jackson, MS. Her father worked for the “telephone company” and the family subsequently lived in Louisville, KY and Decatur, ...

Lumpkin

Helen Caroline Lausman, 89, Dahlonega
Mrs. Helen Caroline Lausman, age 89, of Dahlonega passed away peacefully Monday, May 24, 2021 with her daughter and other family at her side. She was an active member of Dahloneg ...
Geraldine Couch, 77, Dahlonega
Geraldine Couch of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Monday, May 24, 2021. She is survived by her loving husband Donald Couch and two daughters Cheryl Dispain (Tony) and Sharon ...

Other

Marrisa Nicole Fleming, 33, Royston
Marrisa Nicole Fleming, age 33 of Royston, GA passed away on Monday, May 24, 2021. Born on Oct. 14, 1987 in Commerce, GA, Mrs. Fleming is the daughter of Jim Wright and the la ...

White

Paul Daniel Prince, 80, Cleveland
Paul Daniel Prince, age 80, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, May 24, 2021.   Mr. Prince was born on December 3, 1940, in Hinesville, Georgia, to the late L.P. and Wy ...
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.