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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 13th, 2021


Linda Picco Marotta, 73, Suwanee
Linda Picco Marotta, age 73, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 13, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Rosalie Testa Picco.  She is surviv ...


Marie Loggins, 78, Demorest
Mrs. Marie Loggins, age 78, of Demorest, passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Mrs. Loggins was born in Hall County to the late James Marion and Thelma Dodd Wiley.  In additi ...


Audrey Ann Armstrong, 82, Gainesville
Audrey Ann Armstrong, age 82, of Gainesville GA passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 13, 2021.     She was born in Chicago, IL to the late Edmund and Clara ...
Dennis Lamar Jones, 83, Gainesville
Dennis Lamar Jones, 83, of Gainesville passed away on July 13 at NE Ga Medical Center.  Funeral Services will be held on Friday, July 16 at 3:00 at Memorial Park Funeral Ho ...
Mark D. McDaniel, 51, Flowery Branch
Mark D. McDaniel, age 51, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away July 13, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Danielle McDaniel; parents, Otis and Joyce Buice McDaniel.&nb ...


Vernon Cleo Duvall, 85, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Vernon Cleo Duvall, age 85, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away peacefully with loving goodbyes from family and friends on, ...
Phyllis M. Potter, 92, Braselton
Phyllis M. Potter, age 92, daughter of Cecil and May Hughes, passed away on July 13, 2021 in Braselton, GA.  A celebration of Phyllis’s life will be scheduled at a later ...


James Stephen Banks, 58, Boynton Beach, Fl
James Stephen Banks, 58, of Boynton Beach, FL, died Tuesday, July 13, 2021. A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 12 PM at Friendship Community Baptist Church, ...
Mary “Cookie” Harman Tarter, age 77, Mobile, AL passed away July 13, 2021.  She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Joel Tarter, Mobile, AL; children, Debbi (L ...


Betty C. Lawson, 89, Cleveland
Betty C. Lawson, 89 of Cleveland passed away Tuesday July 13, 2021 at her residence. Born in Forsyth County, Mrs. Lawson had lived in Hall County for most of her life, before mo ...
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.