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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jun 26th, 2021


Maria Blahut, 90, Lawrenceville
Maria Blahut, age 90, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Saturday, June 26, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ion Blahut. She is survived by her children, Maria Sfet ...
Mary Buchanan, 86, Buford
Mary Buchanan, 86, passed away on June 26, 2021. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 12 Noon at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pastor Jason Mincey will officiate. ...
Francis W. “Frisco” Buntyn, 68, of Norcross, GA, died Saturday, June 26, 2021 after an extended illness. Mr. Buntyn has been cremated and a service will be held at a la ...


George G. Caldwell, Flowery Branch
George G. Caldwell transitioned into eternal life on Saturday, June 26, 2021 year of our Lord. He was a member of Hebron Methodist Church in Grove Hill, Alabama. He was a region ...


Jean Trammell, 81, Dahlonega
Mrs. Jean Trammell, age 81, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, June 26, 2021.  Mrs. Trammell was born in Lumpkin County on September 23, 1939 to the late Henry and Amanda H ...


Henrietta Hunt Lee, 84, Cleveland
Mrs. Henrietta Hunt Lee, age 84, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, June 26, 2021. Mrs. Lee was born in Cleveland to the late Henry and Kate Dooly Hunt.  In addition to pa ...
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.