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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jun 1st, 2021


Thomas Alexander Lupo, 77, Cumming
Thomas Alexander Lupo, of Cumming, GA, passed away June 1st, 2021. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home, 150 ...


Tonya Ann Patterson, 48, Dacula
Tonya Ann Patterson, age 48, of Dacula, GA passed away Thursday, May 20, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her son, Dane Jacob Patterson, daughter, Reagan Patterson, pare ...
Betty Hayes Puckett, 90, Buford
Betty Hayes Puckett, age 90, of  Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Hoyt A. Puckett; son, James Pucke ...


Dennis Dee Drehouse, 73, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Dennis Dee Drehouse, age 73 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, June 1, 2021.  Mr. Drehouse was born in Cedar Ra ...
Hannah Lynn Gee, 25, Commerce
Miss Hannah Lynn Gee Commerce, Georgia   Miss Hannah Lynn Gee went home to be with the Lord on June 1, 2021. Hannah was born on March 16, 1996 at BJC Medical Center. She ...


Barbara Geraldine Sweetser, 85, Danielsville
Ms. Barbara Geraldine Sweetser, age 85, of Danielsville, GA passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at her residence.  Ms. Sweetser was born in Commerce to the late T.E. and Evelyn ...


Lynn R. Jenkins, 68, Cleveland
Lynn R. Jenkins, age 68, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Mrs. Jenkins was born on May 21, 1953, in Austell, Georgia, to the late Paul and Marion Reynolds. Sh ...
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.