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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. May 25th, 2021

Gwinnett

Patricia M. “Patsy” Salland, age 74, of Buford, GA passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Martin Salland.  ...

Habersham

In loving memory of Gerald Lee “Jerry” Harkins, known to many as Baker Boy 622, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at the age of 76.  Born on July ...

Hall

Boyd Junior Crocker, age 60 of Lula, passed away on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. Born in Commerce, on September 13, 1960, he was a son of the late Laster Quillen and Voncie Arflin Cro ...
Miriam McCauley “Mac” Sellers, age 97, passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Born in Greensboro, NC on Au ...
Thomas Michael “Mickey” Williamson, Age 79, died peacefully on May 25th 2021 at home in Gainesville, Georgia after a long period of declining health. Mickey was born ...

Lumpkin

Jimmie Nell Nix, 86, Dahlonega
Jimmie Nell Nix, age 86, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2021. Mrs. Nix was born in Lumpkin County to the late James Benard and Lona Irene Jarrard Smith.  In add ...

Other

Justin Dwight Millwood, 33, Danielsville
Justin Dwight Millwood, 33, of Danielsville, GA, passed away suddenly Tuesday, May 25, 2021. A celebration of Justin’s Life will be held at a later date. Justin is surv ...

Stephens

Roosevelt Truman Dyer, 70, Eastanollee
  Mr. Roosevelt Truman Dyer, age 70 of Highway 145, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late William Edge and Lucy May Dyer, h ...
Roy Lee Edmonds, 75, Toccoa
Mr. Roy Lee Edmonds, age 75 of Red Rock Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late James Willard Bill Edmonds and Teeny Standridge Edmond ...

White

Joe Dan Sertain, Jr., 38, Cleveland
Joe Dan Sertain, Jr., age 38, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. Mr. Sertain was born on August 30, 1982, in San Angelo, TX to Mary Dumont Sertain and the late ...
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.