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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 30th, 2021


Robin Arlene Bailey, 65, Cumming
Robin Arlene Bailey, age 65, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Wednesday, June 30th 2021. Her memorial service is scheduled for Tuesday July 6th, 2021 at 11:45 AM in the chap ...
Charles Conrad Corpening, 72, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, June 30, 2021. Charles was born April 3, 1949 at Georgia Baptist Hospital in Atlanta to the late James Crumley and A ...
Violet Gravitt Gravitt, 87, Cumming
  Violet Dorothy Gravitt, age 87, of Cumming, GA, passed away Wednesday, June 30, 2021. She was born in 1933, to the late Truman and Lina Burgess. Violet was a member of ...


Elena Obregon, 82, Buford
Elena Obregon, 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. She is survived by her children, Monica Rohn of Marietta, GA and Hector Rodriguez of Buford; grandchildren ...


Sutherlan Keith Cope, 21, Mount Airy
Sutherlan Keith Cope, age 21, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Sunday, July 11, 2021 at the Whi ...
Mrs. Eula Lou Nelms McAllister of Demorest was called to her Heavenly home on her 91st birthday, June 30, 2021.     She was born in the Leaf Community in Whi ...


Isabella Ava Oden, Gainesville
Isabella Ava Oden passed away on Wednesday June 30, 2021.   Born on February 25, 2021 in Gainesville, GA, Isabella was the daughter of Timothy Ray Oden II and Chazz Von ...
Charlotte Flowers Smith, 93, Gainesville
Charlotte Flowers Smith “Aunt Charlotte” passed away peacefully and went home to be with her Lord and Savior on June 30, 2021, at the age of 93. She was preceded in ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Judy Marie White Brady, age 73, of Talmo, Georgia who passed away on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. Mrs. Brady was born in Gainesville, Ge ...
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.