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Local Obits for Sat. May 8th, 2021


Dale Lee Moore, 61, Baldwin
Dale Lee Moore, age 61 of Baldwin, passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2021.  Born in Demorest, Georgia on December 21, 1959 to the late James Marvin Moore and Zora Mae Cragg M ...


Paula Olson, 100, Cumming
Paula Olson, 100, of Cumming, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2021. She was born on December 11, 1920 in Hart Michigan to the late John and Anna Lucas Czajkowski. Pa ...


Cathy Lynn Tanner, 50, Hayesville, NC, formerly of Gwinnett County
Miss Cathy Lynn Tanner, age 50, of Haysville, North Carolina passed away on May 8th, 2021. She was preceded in death by her brother, Ricky Tanner, and her father, Quinton T ...


Mary Frances Mullinax Colston, age 81 of Cornelia, passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2021.  Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on May 19, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Char ...
Kenny Galloway, 52, Baldwin
Kenny Galloway, age 52, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2021. Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Logan and Katelyn Galloway, of Baldwin; son, Zachary ...
Louise Wade Thompson, age 92, of Alto, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 8, 2021. Mrs. Thompson was born in Alto, Georgia on January 29, 1929, to the late Randa ...


Joan Garrison Conner, 79, Oakwood
Mrs. Joan Garrison Conner, 79, of Oakwood died May 8, 2021. A native of Gainesville, Mrs. Conner was the daughter of the late Ora Albert and Murtie (Stargel) Garrison. Joan was ...
Kelly Ann Fuller, 55, Flowery Branch
Kelly Ann Fuller, age 55, of Flowery Branch, GA, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family on May 8, 2021. Throughout her life, Kelly cared deeply for her family, friends ...
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.