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Local Obits for Mon. May 3rd, 2021


Lois Parson Snipes, 77, Maysville
  Mrs. Lois Parson Snipes, age 77, of Maysville, GA died Monday, May 3, 2021 in Banks County.  Mrs. Snipes was born in Homer to the late Henry and Cleo Arnold Parson.& ...


Shirley Henderson Day, 85, Dawsonville
Shirley Henderson Day, 85, of Dawsonville passed away Monday, May 3, 2021. If there was ever a person who could be deemed a saint, it was Granny. She loved Jesus, her family and ev ...
Dale Allen Mathes, 57, Dawsonville
Dale Allen Mathes, 57, of Dawsonville, Georgia passed away on Monday, May 3, 2021. He was a loving husband, son, brother, uncle, and bonus dad.    Dale was born in ...


Kacy Lisska, 88, Cumming
Kacy Lisska, age 88, of Cumming, Georgia passed away peacefully on May 3rd, 2021 with her beloved husband of 68 years, Dave by her side. Kacy was born on August 29, 1932 in Wooster ...


Bruce Handley Kimball, 75, Buford
Bruce Handley Kimball, age 75, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, May 3, 2021. He was preceded in death by parents, Robert and Elizabeth Jane Adams Kimball, and brother, Barry ...


Edwin Todd Davis, 53, Gainesville
Edwin Todd Davis 53 passed away Monday May 3rd. Professional Service Entrust to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Virginia Tarpley Smith, 89, Gainesville
Virginia Tarpley Smith, 89 of Gainesville passed away peacefully on Monday May 3, 2021. Virginia was born in Jackson County on September 24, 1933 to the late Loy and Ruth Tarpley.& ...


Edward E. S Seay, 88, Pensacola, FL
Mr. Edward E. Seay age 88 of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Monday May 03, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday Ma ...
Jennie L. Sanders, 85, Ball Ground
Jennie L. Sanders, 85, of Ball Ground passed away Monday, May 3, 2021. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 6, at 11:00 a.m. at the Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. F ...


Robert Max Brown, 76, Toccoa
Mr. Robert Max Brown, age 76 of Ward Circle, Toccoa passed away Monday, May 3, 2021 at his residence.  A son of the late Junior and Ruth Massey Brown, he was born October 2 ...
William Harvey Madrie, 62, Toccoa
Mr. William Harvey Madrie, age 62 of Toccoa passed away Monday, May 3, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospice House, Watkinsville, Georgia. A son of the late Billy Madrie and Roxie Lu ...


Robert Leon Masters, 71, Cleveland
Robert Leon Masters, age 71, of Cleveland, GA passed away May 03, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert & Vertie Mae Masters, and his brother, Franklin Leon Mas ...
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.
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.