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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 15th, 2021


Bill Buckland, 72, Buford
Bill Buckland, 72, of Buford, GA, died Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Funeral service will be held Saturday, June 19, 2021, at 7 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow ...


Rachael “Binky” Stubbs Farris, age 93, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. J. Duncan Farris.&nbs ...


Judy Lord Shore Brawner, 70, Commerce
  Judy Lord Shore Brawner, age 70 of Commerce passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at her residence.  Mrs. Brawner was born in Commerce to the late, Paul and Dorothy ...
Nina Mae Kesler, 88, Nicholson
Mrs. Nina Mae Kesler, age 88, of Nicholson passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at her daughter’s residence.  Mrs. Kesler was born in Colbert to the late, Jessie Clinton a ...
    Emma Lou (Buffington) Weldon, age 74 of Jefferson, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Mrs. Weldon was married to her beloved husband William Lo ...


Michele Catherine Akers, 32, Cleveland
Michele Catherine Akers, age 32, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Mrs. Akers was born on September 6, 1988, in Dahlonega, Georgia, to Sherry Taylor York and ...
Nancy Lee Watkins Gooch, 74, Cleveland
Mrs. Nancy Lee Watkins Gooch, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Mrs. Gooch was born in Lumpkin County to the late Lee and Flora Phillips Watkins.  ...
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.