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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jun 7th, 2021


Rebecca “Becky” Holbrook, 80, Dawsonville
  Rebecca “Becky” Holbrook, 80, of Dawsonville passed away Monday June 7, 2021. Born February 12, 1941 in Hoschton, Georgia to the late James and ...


Blanche L. Garner, 78, Cumming
Blanche L. Garner, age 78, of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2021. She was born in 1942, to the late, Clifford and Madeline Little. Blanche was a member of Liberty Gr ...
Jewell Picklesimer, 75, Cumming
Jewell Picklesimer, age 75, of Forsyth County, GA., passed away on June 7, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Arnold and Nannie Picklesimer; brothers, Hugh, William, ...


Rex A. Harrison, 66, Lawrenceville
Rex A. Harrison, age 66, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Curtis and Violet Harrison, and brothers, Jeddie Harr ...


Doris Hanes Brock, 92, Cornelia
Doris Hanes Brock, age 92, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 7, 2021. Mrs. Brock was born on January 15, 1929 in Fulton County, Georgia to the late Wade L. and De ...


Susan Weeks Collins, 52, Gainesville
Susan Weeks Collins, age 52, passed away Monday, June 7, 2021.  Susan was born July 27, 1968 at Emory Hospital, Decatur, GA.  She graduated from Shamrock High School, ...
Grace Eleta Stowers, 80, Gainesville
    Mrs. Grace Eleta Stowers, 80, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, June 7, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m ...
Trenna Ann Taylor, 60, Gainesville
Trenna Attended Gainesville High School after graduation she started traveling and ended up in Chattanooga TN where she continued to live her life until the Lord called her home ...


VyLynda Faye South, 77, Atlanta
VyLynda Faye South, age 77, of Atlanta passed away Monday, June 7, 2021.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  In ...


Nina Evans, 60, Helen
Nina Evans, age 60, of Helen, passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2021. Mrs. Evans was born on November 6, 1960, in Bryan, Ohio, to the late Nickolas and Emelia Karzynow Eppelmann.&n ...
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.