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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 27th, 2021

Forsyth

Ezekiel Amaree Adside, inf, Cumming
Infant Ezekiel Amaree Adside, born June 28, 2021, died suddenly Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 5 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chape ...

Gwinnett

Devin Cole, 45, Buford
Devin Cole age 45, of Buford entered rest Tuesday July 27, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville Campus. Devin was born in Cascade, ID to Leonard & Colle ...

Habersham

Allison Leigh Owen, 43, Cornelia
Allison Leigh Owen, age 43 of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2021.  Born in Starkville, Mississippi on July 2, 1978 she was a daughter of Keith Owen and the late D ...

Hall

Feyrah Dawn Phoenix McGlotha Dickerson, infant daughter of Alicia McGlotha & Chris Dickerson went to be with Jesus Tuesday July 27, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center ...
Jimmy “Lamar” Hampton, 48, Gainesville
                   Mr. Jimmy “Lamar” Hampton, age 48, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2 ...
Leonard (Brother) Glenn Parker age 48, of Murrayville entered rest Tuesday July 27, 2021 at Northside Forsyth Hospital, Cumming. Brother was born October 6, 1972 in Gainesville ...
John Michael Weiss, 33, Gainesville
John Weiss, 33, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, July 27th, suddenly and unexpectedly. John was an aspiring IT consultant, and excited about a promising future. ...

Jackson

Ivie Funeral Home announces the passing of Mrs. Dorothy McClure Leachman of Commerce, Georgia.  Mrs. Leachman was the survived by her husband Mr. Billy Leachman. Arrangemen ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Lena Elizabeth “Libby” Rogers, age 89 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, July 27, 2021.  Ms. Rogers ...
Wayne Sweat, 83, Jefferson
  Wayne Sweat was born in Jamestown, GA, outside of Waycross on July 29th, 1938 to Cecil and Nerine Sweat.  He spent his childhood swimming in the Satilla River, wa ...

Other

Linda Sue Dake Baird, 69, Danielsville
Linda Sue Dake Baird, age 69 of Danielsville, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2021.   Born on March 27, 1952 in Parris, TX, Mrs. Baird was the daughter of the late J ...
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.