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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jun 20th, 2021


Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, Georgia announces the death of Mrs. Malinda Ann (Gruber) Crosby, age 78 of Statham, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord  June 20, 2021 ...


Bobby Frank Bagley, 88, Cumming
Bobby Frank Bagley, of Cumming, died on June 20,2021 at   the age of 88.  He was a member of Longstreet Baptist Church.  Bobby grew up in the midst of the great ...


Donnie Earl, 45, Buford
Donnie Earl, age 45, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, June 20, 2021. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Frank and Betty Buice Brogdon and Elbert and Montine Marshall ...
John Robert West, 56, Buford
John Robert West, age 56, of Buford, GA, passed away on Sunday, June 20, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Lavon Cannon West and father-in-law, Dan Watts.  H ...


Jean Matthews Gossett-Williams, age 93 of Demorest, Georgia & formerly of Morrow, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 20, 2021 following an extended illness. ...


Miss Xy’Merria Zi’Deya Goggins of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, June 20, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton Campus. Graveside services will be h ...


Linda Mae Saine, 72, Braselton
Linda Mae Saine, age 72, of Braselton passed away Sunday, June 20, 2021.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548,, 706-654-0966. ...


Raymond Gerald McNally, 58, Dahlonega
Mr. Raymond Gerard McNally, age 58, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, June 20, 2021. Mr. McNally was born in Yonkers, New York on May 15, 1963 to the late Christopher and Grace M ...


Frances Posey Bussey, 76, Athens
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, Georgia, announces the death of Mrs. Frances Posey Bussey, age 76 of Athens, Georgia, who entered into rest Sunday, June 20, 2021. Mrs. Bussey ...
James “Trey” Rodney Neathery, III, age 61, of Johns Creek, GA, passed away Sunday, June 20, 2021.  Trey attended St. Brigid Catholic Church in Johns Creek, GA. He ...


Mary Moffit Hitt, 102, Toccoa
Mrs. Mary Moffit Hitt, age 102, passed away Sunday June 20, 2021 at the Clary Center. A daughter of the late John and Bertha Blaine Moffitt, she was born April 13, 1919 in Frank ...
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.