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Local Obits for Thu. Jun 3rd, 2021


William Dale Miller, 74, Cumming
Miller, William Dale (Dale) age 74, passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021 in Cumming GA.  Dale, the son of the late William and Lois Miller of Centerville, OH, was born o ...


Mary Nuckles Cunningham passed away, Thursday, June 3, 2021.  She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Jimmie; children, Jimmy (Joy) Cunningham of Lawrenceville, GA, and ...
Omar Forero Patarroyo, 50, Buford
Omar Forero Patarroyo, 50, of Buford, GA, died Thursday, June 3, 2021. Mr. Patarroyo has been cremated and no service is planned at this time. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 7 ...


Pauline L. Ivie, 98, Mableton, formerly of Cornelia
Pauline L. Ivie, age 98, of Mableton formerly of Cornelia passed away June 3, 2021.   Pauline was a member of Pea Ridge Baptist Church. She was involved in Sunday School cl ...
Zeferino Zavala Sanchez, Jr., age 54 of Baldwin, passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021.  Born in Salvatierra Guanajuato, Mexico on June 20, 1966, he was a son of the late Z ...
Wilma Joan McClure Simmons, 74, Clarkesville
Wilma Joan McClure Simmons, age 74 of Clarkesville, Georgia, took her Heavenly flight home on Thursday, June 03, 2021 following an extended illness. Born in Commerce, Georgia on ...
Ommie Lee Standridge, 76, Hollywood Community
Ommie Lee Standridge, age 76 of the Hollywood Community, passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer over the past three years.  Born in Tur ...


Roger Lee Broome, 70, Gainesville
Roger Lee Broome, age 70 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.           & ...


Colleen Dickson, 66, Commerce
Mrs. Colleen Frances (Halcott) Dickson, age 66 of Commerce, GA passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021.   Born on April 20, 1955 in Holy Oak, Massachusetts, Mrs. Dickson w ...


Beuna Forrest Dale, 90, Cleveland
Mrs. Beuna Forrest Dale, 90, of Cleveland, Ga. passed away Thursday June 3, 2021 following an extended illness.   Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday June ...
Alan Robert Thackrah, 73, Cleveland
Alan Robert Thackrah, age 73, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021. Mr. Thackrah was born on August 13, 1947, in Albany, New York, to the late Leonard and Margare ...
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.