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Local Obits for Mon. Jul 26th, 2021


Charles R. “Chuck” Collier, 65, of Buford, GA, died Monday, July 26, 2021. A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 3:30 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial ...


Vickie Bernice Savage Ansley, age 61 of Mt. Airy, Georgia took her heavenly flight home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 26, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her loving famil ...
Mark Anthony Hicks, 50, Alto
Mark Anthony Hicks, age 50 of Alto, passed away Monday, July 26, 2021.   Born in Commerce on February 21, 1971, Mark was the son of Shirley Bonner Ransom of Pendergrass an ...
Johnny Ray Holland, 85, Clarkesville
Johnny Ray Holland, age 85, of Gainesville, passed away Monday July 26, 2021. Mr. Holland was born on September 17, 1935, to Robert Holland and Ella Whitmire Holland. A Celeb ...


Juanita Keadle Adams, Gainesville
  Juanita Keadle Adams, a true servant of God and a humble daughter of the South, went home to be with her Maker on July 26, 2021 to be greeted by a grand reunion of fami ...
Johnny Ray Holland, 85, Gainesville
Johnny Ray Holland, age 85, of Gainesville, passed away Monday July 26, 2021. Mr. Holland was born on September 17, 1935, to Robert Holland and Ella Whitmire Holland. A Celeb ...
Jean Burrell Parks, Gainesville
Jean Burrell Parks was born on February 20, 1960 in Somerville, NJ to Donald S. Burrell and Grace Palmer Burrell.  When she was 10, the family moved to Birmingham, AL, wh ...
John Henry Timms, 76, Flowery Branch
Mr. John Henry Timms, 76, passed away Monday, July 26, 2021. Born on May 30, 1945 in Carrollton, Georgia. He was the son of the late Charlie and Minnie Timms. Mr. Timms moved ...


Suzanne Raper Bridges, 58, Jefferson
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Suzanne Raper Bridges, age, 58 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into glory Monday, July 26, 2021.  Mrs. Bridges was ...


Terry Dale Yearwood, 68, Toccoa
Mr. Terry Dale Yearwood, age 68 of Defoor Road, Toccoa passed away Monday, July 26, 2021 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late E.C. and Pearline Hallford Yearwood, ...
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.