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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jun 10th, 2021

Gwinnett

Gary Alan Braner, Sr., 81, Dacula
Gary Alan Braner Sr., age 81 of Dacula, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, May 26th, 2021. A memorial service will be held at Crowell Brothers Funeral Home, 5051 Peachtree Industri ...

Hall

Carolyn (Porter) Terrell, 95, Gainesville
  Carolyn (Porter) Terrell passed away on March 22, 2021, at age 95.  She led a remarkable life, which, when asked, she summarized in a single word: “blessed.&rd ...
Jenny “Nenny” Lee Gee, 72, Gainesville
Jenny “Nenny” Lee Gee, 72, of Gainesville passed away Thursday June 10, 2021. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday June 12, 2021 in the Chapel of Mem ...
Gerald Lamar Smith, 71, Gainesville
Mr. Gerald Lamar Smith, 71, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June ...

Jackson

Lawrence Edward Ward, 60, Maysville
Lawrence Edward Ward, age 60, of Maysville, GA passed away on Thursday, June 10, 2021.   Born on July 11, 1960 in Commerce, GA, Mr. Ward was the son of the late L.B. and ...

Other

Ioan Mircu, 88, Alpharetta
Ioan Mircu, 88, of Alpharetta, GA, died Friday, June 10, 2021. Funeral service will be held Saturday, June 19, 2021, at 1 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pastor Cristian Cocia ...

Stephens

  Shirley Wilda White Edwards, age 70 of Martin, passed away on Thursday, June 10, 2021.  Born in Gainesville, Georgia on June 11, 1950, she was a daughter of the ...
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.