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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 2nd, 2021


Frank A. Heard, 78, Cumming
Frank A. Heard, age 78, passed away at home on July 2, 2021. He was a lifelong resident of the Shady Grove community in Cumming, Georgia, and a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church ...
Mary Catherine Plemmons received her wings Friday, July 2, 2021. She was the first of triplet girls born October 26, 1951. She was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. Cathy lov ...


Lorene Jones Norris, 79, Dacula
Mrs. Lorene Jones Norris, age 79 of Dacula, Ga passed away on Friday, July 2, 2021 at Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled f ...


Marie Cochran Franklin, 73, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Marie Cochran Franklin, age 73 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Friday, July 2, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton. Mrs. Franklin was born February 26, 194 ...
Roxilea "Roxie" Jones Goble, 86, Gainesville
Roxilea (Roxie) Jones Goble passed away peacefully at Northeast Georgia Medical Center on July 2, 2021 surrounded by family. Roxie was born at Coker Hospital in Canton, Georgia ...
Commander David Ross Markey, 86, Gainesville
Commander David Ross Markey, USCG Ret., passed away suddenly on July 2, 2021.    He was born in Canton, Ohio April 8, 1935 to Marjorie and Edward Markey. He graduat ...
Sarah Deann Conner Monego, 39, Gainesville
Sarah Deann Conner Monego, age 39, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Friday, July 2, 2021.     Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, July 9, 2021 ...


Stacy Diana Swofford, 49, Dahlonega
Stacy Diana Swofford, 49 of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Friday, July 2, 2021 at her home after an extended illness. She loved to spend time with her children, grandchildren a ...


Mrs. Margaret Estelle McCall Marsengill, age 76 of Hammond Drive, Toccoa, GA, passed away Friday, July 2, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton, GA. A daught ...
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.