Sunday June 26th, 2022 12:54PM

Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jul 16th, 2021


Chad Alan Larry Thomas age 32 of Homer passed away Friday July 16, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Chad was born July 11, 1989 in Gainesville to Darry ...


Lori Michelle Merck Heard, 53, Clarkesville
Lori Michelle Merck Heard, age 53, of Clarkesville, passed away on Monday, July 12, 2021.  Born on February 7, 1968, in Gainesville, she was a daughter of Walt Merck of Pan ...
Harry Kincaid, 92, Clarkesville
Harry P Kincaid, age 92, of Clarkesville, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021. Mr. Kincaid was born on March 1, 1929, in Dixie, West Virginia, to the late Homer Lewis and Marth ...


Gavin Ridge Stroud, 17, Flowery Branch
Gavin Ridge Stroud, age 17, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, July 16, 2021. Funeral Services will be at 2:00 P.M. Friday, July 30, 2021 at Memorial Park South Chapel. Ga ...
Johnny Claude Burell, 50, Gainesville
Johnny Claude Burell age 50 of Gainesville passed away peacefully at his residence Friday July 16, 2021. Johnny was born in Gainesville December 24, 1970 to Dorothy Marie Loden ...


Dorothy Shaffer, 87, Watkinsville
Dorothy Shaffer, age 87, of Watkinsville, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021. Mrs. Shaffer was born on September 6, 1933, in Wayne County, GA to the late Dennis Griffis and Al ...


Memphis “M.L” Lee Allen, 95, Eastanollee
Mr. Memphis ‘M.L” Lee Allen, age 95 of Oakway Drive, Eastanollee passed away Friday July 16, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late Rufus Lee and Christine Aderhol ...
  Dr. Harold Allen Windus age 92 of Green Forest Drive, Toccoa passed away Friday July 16, 2021 at his residence.   A son of the late Herbert and Mae Corbin Wi ...


Jerry LeRoy Barnes, 67, Cleveland
Jerry LeRoy Barnes, age 67, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021. Mr. Barnes was born on August 20, 1953, in Hall County.  Jerry was preceded in death by his ...
John Fred Ward, 96, Cleveland
Mr. Fred Ward, age 96, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on July 16, 2021. He was born on June 4, 1925 in Fannin County to the late Charlie Ward and the late Ella Dixon Ward. John ...
Dan Keith Williams, 52, Cleveland
Dan Keith Williams, age 52, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021. Mr. Williams was born on March 28, 1969, to the late Ernest Williams and Dollie Manley Williams. ...
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.