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Local Obits for Wed. Jul 14th, 2021


Patricia Dean Butler, 79, Cumming
Patricia Dean Butler, age 79, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. Patricia was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church in Suwanee, GA. She enjoyed gardening and ...


Runette Cantrell Clure, 82, Sugar Hill
Runette Cantrell Clure, age 82, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-four years, Walter Clure, Jr.; parents, ...
Ouida Bishop Harwell, 86, Dacula
Ouida Bishop Harwell, 86, of Dacula, GA, died Wednesday, July 14, 2021. Funeral service will be held Saturday, July 17, 2021, at 3 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pastor Danny ...
Consuelo Miramonties, 94, Norcross
  Consuelo Miramonties, age 94, of Norcross, GA passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2021.  She is survived by her son, Roberto Herrera; five grandchildren; seven great-gra ...


Joan Evans Sexton, 76, Demorest
Joan Evans Sexton, age 76, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, Mrs. Sexton was born on October 19, 1944, in Savannah, Georgia to the late ...
Winston "Joy" Churchill Simmemon, age 76, of Alto, Georgia passed away on July 14, 2021 at his residence. He went peacefully surrounded by family. Mr. Simmemon was bor ...


Shelby Jean Simmons, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Shelby Jean Simmons, 83, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2021. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Born on July 12, 1938 in Cornelia, GA she ...
Mrs. Katherine “Kathy” Mary Steelman, age 76, of Flowery Branch passed away on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. Mrs. Steelman was born ...
Jerry Von Thomas, 53, Gainesville
Mr. Jerry Von Thomas, 53, of Gainesville, passed away July 14, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   A memorial service will be held ...


David Arnold McConnell Sr., 81, passed away Wednesday July 14, 2021 at his home in Maysville, GA.  David was born on June 13, 1940 in Atlanta, GA., to the late William and V ...


Wally Williams and Betty Williams were born in Toccoa, Georgia and fell in love at Stephens County High School. She was the bubbly cheerleader and he was the handsome football play ...
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.