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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 11th, 2021


Bruce Edward Coffey, 81, Cumming
Bruce Edward Coffey, age 81, of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday, June 11, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Ada Holt Coffey; siblings, Irma Parker, Gredda ...
Larry Lancaster, Cumming
Larry Lancaster of Cumming, Georgia passed away on June 11, 2021.


Tu Thi Le, 73, Marietta
Tu Thi Le, age 73, of Marietta, GA passed away on Friday, June 11, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Trinh Nguyen. Mrs. Le is survived by sons, Trung Nguyen and Trong ...
Lucas Andrew McIIwain, 36, Hoschton
Lucas Andrew McIlwain, age 36, of Hoschton, GA passed away on Friday, June 11, 2021. He is survived by his wife of three years, Ashley Luther McIlwain of Hoschton; son, Walker Pain ...


William Andrew Johnson, 84, Cornelia
Mr. William Andrew “Andy” Johnson age 84 of Cornelia passed away Friday June 11, 2021 at Habersham Medical Center. A son of the late Julius and Sarah Craig Johnson, ...
James Harold “Mullet” Rudeseal, Sr., age 85 of the Fairview Community, Demorest, Georgia took his heavenly flight home at his residence on Friday morning, June 11, 2021 ...


Katana Ashley Burtz, 25, Murrayville
Katana Ashley Burtz, age 25 of Murrayville passed away Friday June 11, 2021 at her residence. Katana was born November 20, 1995 in Dahlonega to Scott & Stephanie Moye Burtz. ...
Joshua Fred Suggs, 41, Gainesville
Joshua Fred Suggs, age 41, of Gainesville, GA, passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2021.  He is survived by his children, Joshua Logan Suggs, Jesse Lee Suggs, Caroline Grace Sugg ...


Roxie Helen Jordan Roberts, 83, Carnesville
Roxie Helen Jordan Roberts, age 83, of Carnesville, passed away on Friday, June 11, 2021.    Born on July 30, 1937, in Gainesville, she was a daughter of the late F ...


Annie Lois Smith, 71, Cleveland
Mrs. Annie Lois Smith, age 71, of Cleveland, formerly of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, June 11, 2021. Mrs. Smith was born in Lumpkin County on November 17, 1949 to the late Elm ...
Janette Westmoreland Turner, 87, was welcomed home to be with her Lord and Savior on the morning of Friday, June 11, 2021. A lifelong resident of Cleveland, Georgia, Janette was bo ...
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...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
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.