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Local Obits for Thu. Jun 17th, 2021


Franklin Keith Guthrie, 57, Sugar Hill
Franklin Keith Guthrie, age 57, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Thursday, June 17, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Billy and Peggie Sue White Guthrie. Mr. Guthrie i ...


Sherrie Lynn Holcomb Keller Daly, age 47 of Gainesville, took her final breath and went home holding her Father’s hand on Thursday, June 17, 2021, surrounded by her family. ...
Dr. Louise Crane Holcomb, 92, Gainesville
Dr. Louise Crane Holcomb, 92, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on June 17, 2021.   Louise was the daughter of the late Ernest and Lois Crane of Cleveland, Georgia and ...
Wilmer Martin Hoppman (“Bill”) was called home to the Lord on June 17, 2021.   Born June 6, 1937, in California to William and Clara (Weise) Hoppman.  Bill ...
Mary Lynn Paglia, 66, Gainesville
Mary Lynn Paglia completed her life journey on Earth and joined her Lord Jesus Christ on Thursday, June 17, 2021. She died peacefully at her home surrounded by family and friends s ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. George Daniel “Danny” Reece, age 58, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Thursday, June 17, 2021. Mr. Reece was born ...


Willie Everett Frazier, 77, Dahlonega
  Mr. Willie Everett Frazier, age 77, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, June 17, 2021.  Mr. Frazier was born in Waco, TX to the late Willie Elmer Frazier and Naomi ...


Betty Jo Lee Poole, 77, Toccoa
  Mrs. Betty Jo Lee Poole, age 77 of Walton Creek Drive, Toccoa passed away Thursday June 17, 2021 at her residence. A daughter of the late Joseph King Lee and Betty G ...
Mr. Walter Marrow Daves, Jr., age 78 of Addington Drive, Toccoa passed away Thursday, June 17, 2021 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Walter M. Daves, Sr. and G ...
Mrs. Shirley Richardson Ward age 84 of Toccoa passed away Thursday June 17, 2021 at Brickmont Assisted Living in Alpharetta, Georgia.   A daughter of the late Norris and ...
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.