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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 18th, 2021


Teresa Eller Jaworski, 59, Baldwin
Teresa Eller Jaworski, age 59, of Baldwin, passed away on Friday, June 18, 2021. Born on July 14, 1961, in Toccoa, she was a daughter of Jessie Lubeth Hunter Eller of Demorest a ...


Thomas Jeffery “TJ” Knight, age 38, of Winder passed away Friday, June 18, 2021.  Memorial Services will be held 7:30 pm Friday, June 25, 2021 at Lawson Funeral Ho ...


Benton Jacob Fry, 84, Mt. Airy
Benton Jacob Fry, age 84, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Friday, June 18, 2021. Born on October 4, 1936, in Clarkesville, he was a son of the late Hendricks Houston “Hink&rdq ...


Hazel M. Jackson, 86, Gainesville
Hazel Marianna Howard Jackson, age 86 of Gainesville, Ga passed away Friday, June 18, 2021 at her home surrounded by her children.   Hazel was born July 16, 1934 in ...
Raymond Lee Kent, 83, Gainesville
Raymond Lee Kent, 83 of Gainesville passed away Friday, June 18, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center- Gainesville Campus. Born in Maysville, Georgia, Mr. Kent had lived ...
Mary Frances Sullens, 87, Murrayville
Mrs. Mary Frances Sullens, age 87, of Murrayville passed away Friday, June 18, 2021. Mrs. Sullens was born in Hall County on November 13, 1933 to the late Charlie and Carrie Cou ...


Janice B. Harkins, 77, Cleveland
Janice B. Harkins, age 77, of Cleveland, was welcomed to her Heavenly home by the Lord Jesus Christ and by her family who was waiting her arrival on Friday, June 18, 2021. Mrs. ...
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.