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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 15th, 2021


Mary Edith Beatty, 76, Gainesville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Edith Beatty, age 76 of Gainesville, Georgia (Belmont Community) who entered into rest Thursday, July 15, 2021. Funeral servi ...
Mary Edith Craven Beatty, 76, Gainesville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Edith Craven Beatty, age 76 of Gainesville, Georgia (Belmont Community), who entered into rest, Thursday, July 15, 2021.  M ...
Sharlene Cleveland, 66, Gainesville
Sharlene Cleveland, age 66, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021 surrounded by loved ones after an extended fight with COPD. She was born in Alabama to the lat ...
Edgar A Dennis, 83, Flowery Branch
Mr. Edgar A Dennis, age 83, of Flowery Branch passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at his home surrounded by family.   Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, Jul ...
Tony M. Harrison, Jr., 23, Gainesville
Tony M. Harrison Jr. passed away on July 15, 2021. He was born on October 19, 1997, to Tony M. Harrison Sr. and Angela McNeil in Lawrenceville, GA. At an early age he moved to Gain ...
Frances Miller Haynes, 106, Gainesville
Frances Miller Haynes, 106, of Gainesville passed away July 15, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was born in Oglethorpe County, GA to Elijah W. and L.E. Cunningham Johnson. Mr ...


Daniel Otis Griffin, 60, Toccoa
Mr. Daniel Otis Griffin age 60 of Persimmon Street passed away July 15, 2021 at his residence.   A son of Jean Fowler Griffin and the late Roy Lee Griffin, he was born F ...


Andrew McIntyre, 37, Cleveland
Andrew McIntyre, age 37, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2021.   He worked as a licensed plumber and owned Complete Plumbing Repair. He loved being a fat ...
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.