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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 10th, 2021


Doris Hoagland Heinze, 98, Buford
Doris Hoagland Heinze, 98, of Buford, GA, died Saturday, July 10, 2021. Mrs. Heinze has been cremated and no service is scheduled at this time. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-94 ...
Amy Graham Long, 46, Buford
Amy Graham Long, age 46, Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, July 10, 2021. She is survived by her husband of twenty-five years, Robert W. Long, Buford, GA; daughters, Karen Lynn L ...


John Richard Plant, 61, Demorest
John Richard Plant, age 61, of Demorest, Georgia entered into his eternal glory on Saturday, July 10, 2021. Mr. Plant was born on February 3, 1960 in Washington Courthouse, Ohio ...


Connie Delores Sims, Gainesville
Connie Delores Sims was born on July 23, 1949 in Gainesville, GA. to the late Rev. Charlie Sims, Jr and the late Conchita Sims. She was called home to be with the Lord on July 10, ...
Stacy Lee Morrison, 51, Gainesville
Stacy Lee Morrison, age 51, of Gainesville, GA passed away Saturday, July 10, 2021. Dad, we love you. You will be missed. You will always be in our hearts. He was a nice guy ...
William I. Sykes, Jr., known as Sonny Sykes, of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, July 10, 2021. He was born in West Palm Beach, FL to the late William I. Sykes, Sr., and Mary Kin ...


Konstantinos Barikos, 93, Tucker
Konstantinos Barikos, age 93, Tucker, GA passed away Saturday, July 10, 2021. He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Evangelia “Evelyn” Barikos, Tucker, GA; childre ...


Nadine Barnes, 59, Cleveland
Nadine Barnes, age 59, of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, July 10, 2021. Mrs. Barnes was born on July 24, 1961, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Roy and Willie Mae Boggs S ...
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.