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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jul 20th, 2021

Forsyth

Lyndsay Nicole Hampton, 25, Cumming
It is with great sadness that the family of Lyndsay Nicole Hampton announces her passing on July 20, 2021, at the age of 25. Lyndsay was born on December 30, 1995 to parents Eric a ...
Melvin Covell Nichols, 93, Cumming
Melvin Covell Nichols, age 93, of Cumming, GA passed away July 20, 2021. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Evans Nichols, son, Stanley Nichols, brothers, Jimmy Elco Nichol ...

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Emily Jane Fuller, 28, Gainesville
Miss Emily Jane Fuller, age 28, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away suddenly Tuesday, July 20, 2021.   Graveside services will be held 1:00 pm Friday, July 23, 2021 a ...
  Margaret Jean “Peggy” Huff Houston, age 86, of Gainesville, GA, passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at Gardens of Gainesville Assisted Living. Mrs. H ...
Glossipene Latrelle McNeal, 57, Gainesville
On July 20, 2021, Mrs. Glossipene Latrelle "Retta" McNeal, 57 of Gainesville, GA departed this life in Athens, Georgia. She was born on May 22,1964 in Elberton, GA, to th ...

Other

John-Marc Parsons, 45, Atlanta
John-Marc was born on January 27, 1976, in Philadelphia, PA to James and Rosanettia (Rose) Parsons. John-Marc was faced with a medical challenge at the very early age of 3 when he ...

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Anthony Orem Chambers, 34, Sautee Nacoochee
Anthony Orem Chambers, age 34, of Sautee, passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Anthony was born in Hall County to Donnie and Teresa Carpenter Chambers. He was a heavy equipmen ...
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.
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...
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.
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Former Hall County School Superintendent Doug Winters dies at 82
Dr. Douglas Harry Winters, a former superintendent for the Hall County School District, died Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the age of 82.