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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 23rd, 2021


Ms. Carla Jean Moore-Renfroe, age 61 of Lilburn, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, June 23, 2021. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.      & ...


David Brietz Marshall, Flowery Branch
  David Brietz Marshall Born in June 1952, David was the third child and only son of Roger Lee and Betty Brietz Marshall. David grew up in Hillsborough, North Carolina. ...
Ruby Clark, 97, Gainesville
Ruby Clark, 97 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday June 23, 2021. Funeral services will be held Sunday June 27, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. at the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church.  Rev. S ...
Beverly Katz, 80, Gainesville
      Mrs. Beverly Katz, age 80 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at The Oaks of Limestone following an extended illness.   &nbs ...
Juan Vargas-Vargas, inf, Gainesville
Infant Juan Vargas-Vargas passed away on Wednesday June 23, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral Mass is scheduled for Friday June 25, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Mich ...


Infant Liam Dwayne Billy Weatherford, age 1 month of Commerce passed away at Children’s Hospital at Scottish Rite Atlanta on Wednesday, June 23, 2021.   A son of K ...
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.