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Local Obits for Mon. Jul 19th, 2021


Mikel Neal Hulsey, 64, Cornelia
Mikel Neal Hulsey, age 64, of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, July 19, 2021. Mr. Hulsey was born on April 9, 1957, in Demorest, Georgia, to Marcus and Cordelia Howard Hulsey.&n ...


James “Jimmy” Bartlett, 76, Flowery Branch
James “Jimmy” Bartlett, age 76, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Monday, July 19, 2021.  He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Judy Gay Gravitt Bartlett, Flower ...
Frankie Lee Crumley, 56, Gainesville
Frankie Lee Crumley age 56, of Gainesville entered heaven peacefully Monday July 19, 2021 at his residence. Frankie was born April 26, 1965 in Gainesville to the late Robert L ...
Johnny Lee Smith, 75, Gainesville
Mr. Johnny Lee Smith, 75, of Gainesville passed away Monday, July 19, 2021. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, July 23, 2021 at Memorial Park Funeral Home. ...


Rex Cain, 76, Commerce
Rex Cain, 76, of Commerce passed away Monday July 19, 2021.  Rex was born on November 12, 1944 in Gainesville, GA., to the late Maynard and Bertie Satterfield Cain. He reti ...
Larry Joel Sellers, 67, Commerce
Larry Joel Sellers, age 67 of Commerce, GA passed away on Monday, July 19, 2021 at his residence.   Born on Oct. 25, 1953 in Commerce, GA, Mr. Sellers was the son of the ...
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.