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Local Obits for Sat. Jun 19th, 2021

Forsyth

Vivian Frances Payne Brown, 88, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County passed away Saturday, June 19, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Luther Moses and Mary Vanessa Hemrick Pa ...
Leland Thomas Hall, ever-faithful follower of Christ and resident of Cumming, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 19, 2021. His unexpected passing leaves a wav ...
Christine Eclavea Mercer, age 51, left this earth on June 19, 2021.  Known as Chistina to her family and Christi to her friends, she is survived by her husband Jeff, daughters ...

Gwinnett

Ryan Bishop Kerr, 22, Suwanee
Ryan Bishop Kerr, age 22, of Suwanee, Georgia passed away on June 19th of 2021. He is survived by his father Dan Kerr; mother and step father Melissa and Mike Deguibert; sister Ken ...
Geraldine Stallworth, 73, Sugar Hill
Geraldine Stallworth, 73, of Sugar Hill, GA, died Saturday, June 19, 2021. Funeral service will be held Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 1 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Interment w ...

Hall

Jean Nalley Coley, 80, Gainesville
Mrs. Jean Nalley Coley, 80, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, June 19, 2021 following an extended illness.   Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, Jun ...
Emma Dean Hardy, Gainesville
  Graveside Services for Mrs. Emma Dean Hardy of Gainesville, Georgia will be held on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, 11:00AM at Cross Plains Baptist Church, 3230 Cross Plains ...
Harold James Hatch, Jr. left home for Home on June 19, 2021 where he was reunited with the love of his life, Ruth and welcomed by our heavenly Father. Although Harold will be mi ...
John W. Hill, 78, Gainesville
John W. Hill, 78, of Gainesville passed away Saturday June 19, 2021.  John was born in Gainesville, GA on July 22, 1942 to the late John and Avis Hunt Hill. In additio ...
Michael Corey Johnson, 43, Gainesville
Mr. Michael Corey Johnson was born on August 24, 1977, to Linda Jane Cantrell Johnson and the late Michael Louis Hall.   He was preceded in death by his late wife Phyllis J ...

Jackson

Dillion Haggard, 25, Commerce
Mr. Dillion Haggard, age 25, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, June 19 at his residence.  Mr. Haggard was born in Gainesville, GA to Bret and Sandra Roach Haggard of Commerce.&nb ...
Peggy Elaine Thompson, 71, Commerce
Mrs. Peggy Elaine Thompson, 71, of Commerce passed away Saturday, June 19, 2021 following a brief illness.   Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June ...

Lumpkin

Mary "Frances" Ravan Rider, 90, White and Lumpkin Counties
Mrs. Mary "Frances" Ravan Rider, age 90, of White and Lumpkin Counties, passed away on June 7, 2021. She was born in White County on November 27, 1930 to the late Jim and ...

Other

Tommy Wade Lindsey, 63, Brookhaven
Mr. Tommy Wade Lindsey, age 63, of Brookhaven passed away on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at Amicasa Hospice. Private services will be held. Mr. Lindsey was born September 29, 195 ...

White

Gerald "Jerry" Leroy Case, Jr, 74, Sautee-Nacoochee
Gerald “Jerry” Leroy Case, Jr., age 74, of Sautee-Nacoochee, Georgia passed away on June 19, 2021 at his residence surrounded by loved ones. He was preceded in death by ...
Ann Rose Ciriello, 84, Cleveland
In the early morning hours of June 19, 2021, surrounded by members of her family, Ann Rose Ciriello closed her eyes and took her last breath and peacefully entered the house of the ...
Lois Eller, 94, Cleveland
Mr. Lois Eller, age 94, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, June 19, 2021.   Mrs. Eller was born in Long Beach, California to the late Robert W. and Virginia Hartline Ch ...
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.