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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jul 1st, 2021

Banks

Barbara Frances Buffington Sudderth, 85, Homer, formerly Buford
Mrs. Barbara Frances Buffington Sudderth, 85, of Homer, GA. formerly of Buford, passed away Thursday July 01, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness.   Fune ...

Gwinnett

Toni Sweet Pea” Phillips Bramlett, 49 of Buford, Georgia passed away on Thursday, July 1st, 2021.   Toni is preceded in death by her father; Robert Leon Phillips. ...
Marie Guessford, 76, Hoschton
Marie Guessford, 76, of Hoschton, GA, died suddenly Thursday, July 1, 2021. Mrs. Guessford has been cremated and no service has been planned at this time. Hamilton Mill Memorial Ch ...
Lessie Porter Teems, 89, Buford
Lessie Porter Teems, age 89, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, July 1, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Gerald Teems; parents, George W. and Mamie Ward Po ...

Habersham

Margaret Lois Ricketson, 93, Clarkesville
Margaret Lois Ricketson, age 93, of Clarkesville, Georgia was reunited with her loving husband on Thursday, July 1, 2021. Mrs. Ricketson was born on September 10, 1927 in Mexico ...
  Bernard “Bernie” Andrew Johansen, age 86 of Clarkesville passed away July 1, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Born in Brooklyn, New ...
Margaret Louise Ricketson, 93, Clarkesville
Margaret Louise Ricketson, age 93, of Clarkesville, Georgia was reunited with her loving husband on Thursday, July 1, 2021. Mrs. Ricketson was born on September 10, 1927 in Mexi ...

Hall

James V. Smitherman, Jr., 75, Gainesville
James V. Smitherman, Jr., age 75, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, July 1, 2021. A celebration of life will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Memorial Par ...
Willie B. Watkins, Gainesville
Mr. Willie B.Watkins of Gainesville, Georgia passed on July 1, 2021. Celebration of Life Services will be held on Tuesday, July 6,2021,1:00PM at Antioch Baptist Church,1010 Mill S ...
James Ronald Wilmont, 70, Gainesville
James Ronald Wilmont, 70, of Gainesville, GA, died July 1, 2002. Dexter T. Sims Mortuary, LLC, Gainesville, has charge of arrangements. 
James Ronald Wilmont, 70, Gainesville
James Ronald Wilmont, 70, of Gainesville, GA, died July 1, 2021. Viewing will be held Friday July 9, 2021 from 1pm-7pm. Cremation will follow. Dexter T. Sims Mortuary, LLC, Ga ...

Jackson

Lewis B. 'Winky' Hollis, 78, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Lewis B. “Winky” Hollis, age 78, of Hoschton, Georgia, who passed away on Thursday, July 1, 2021. Mr. Hollis was a son to ...
Mary Ann Daves Thomas, 82, Commerce
Mrs. Mary Ann Daves Thomas, age 82, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, July 1, 2021 at her residence.  Mrs. Thomas was born in Gainesville to the late Guy R. and Alma Lee Owensby ...

Lumpkin

Eunice Elene Carlan, 87, Dahlonega
Mrs. Eunice Elene Carlan, age 87, of Dahlonega went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 1, 2021 surrounded by her family. Mrs. Carlan was born in White County on May 27, ...
Fred McDaniel, 80, Dahlonega
Mr. Fred McDaniel, age 80, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on July 1, 2021. He was born on June 11, 1941 in Duluth to the late Howard McDaniel and the late Lillie Mae Garmon. He ...
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.