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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jun 2nd, 2021

Dawson

Rev. Michael Melvin Spurr, Jr., age 50, of Dawsonville, GA went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. Michael was a member of Pinecrest Baptist Church in ...

Gwinnett

Frankie Cain Moore, 85, Buford
Frankie Cain Moore, age 85, of Buford, GA passed away on June 2, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank W. Moore; parents, Robert L. and Ruth McDaniel Cain; and b ...

Hall

Gerald Roy Allison, 59, Gainesville
Gerald Roy Allison, age 59, of Gainesville, formerly of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, June 2, 2021.   Mr. Allison was born on December 7, 1961, in Demorest, Georg ...
Dora Ann Appleby (Ann) was born on April 11,1954 to the late Mrs. Annie Ruth Dukes Jones and Mr. Clyde Jones, Jr. She received her heavenly wings on Sunday, May 30, 2021. She was p ...
Sarah Elizabeth Carter, 59, Gainesville
Sara Elizabeth Carter age 59 of Gainesville passed away peacefully with her family by her side Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at her residence. Sara was born March 6, 1962 in Commerce, ...
Milford Julia Wood House, 89, Gillsville
Milford Julia Wood House, age 89, of Gillsville entered heaven Wednesday June 2, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Milford was born January 29, 1932 in Bank ...
James I. Howard, 54, Gillsville
Mr. James I. Howard, age 54 of Gillsville, passed away on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness.          ...
Sue Kilgore, 81, Flowery Branch
Sue Kilgore, age 81, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Douglas F. Kilgore.  She is survived by her sons, Ma ...
Nathaniel Wade Phillips, 42, Gainesville
  Mr. Nathaniel Wade Phillips 42, of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, June 02, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 09, 2021 at Pond Fo ...
Danny Gordon Webb, 77, Gainesville
Mr. Danny Gordon Webb, 77, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at Manor Lake following an extended illness. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 3:00 p.m ...
Tesha Laton Wright-McCormick, 52, Gainesville
Tesha Laton Wright-McCormick 52 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, June 2nd.  Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.

Jackson

David M. “Dave” Kinney, 77, of Braselton, GA, died suddenly Wednesday, June 2, 2021. Funeral service will be held Monday, June 7, 2021, at 1 PM at Hamilton Mill Memoria ...
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.
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...
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.
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Former Hall County School Superintendent Doug Winters dies at 82
Dr. Douglas Harry Winters, a former superintendent for the Hall County School District, died Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the age of 82.