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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jul 30th, 2021

Banks

Gladys Ruth Embrick, 78, Commerce
Glady Ruth Embrick passed away Friday July 30, 2021.  She was the daughter of the late Clarence and Kate Owensby Lacey and the widow of Earl F. Embrick.  She was pre ...

Forsyth

Shirley Sandra Burruss, 72, Cumming
Shirley Sandra Burruss, age 72, of Cumming, GA passed away July 30, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sylvester & Adah Young, and sister Mary Banister. Shirley lo ...
Marsha Hubbard, 64, Cumming
Marsha Hubbard, 64, a lifelong resident of Cumming went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, July 30, 2021. Marsha was a good-hearted person with a contagious smile and laugh. ...

Gwinnett

Josue Magaliel Jimenez, 28, Lawrenceville
Mr. Josue Magaliel Mendez Jimenez, age 28, of Lawrenceville passed away Friday, July 30, 2021, following an extended illness. Funeral Services will be 4:00 p.m., Saturday, Augus ...
Reda Williams Reed, 67, Suwanee
Reda Williams Reed, age 67, of Suwanee, GA, passed away July 30, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Lydia Mauldin Hillis; father, Thurmond D. Williams; sister-in- ...

Habersham

Lillie Irene Dill Hunnicutt, age 90 of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, July 29, 2021.    Born in Mt. Airy, Georgia on October 29, 1930, she was a daughter of the ...

Hall

Sara Kathleen Layton, 29, Buford
  Ms. Sara Kathleen Layton, age 29, of Buford passed away Monday, July 26, 2021.   The kindest soul with the greatest desire to spread love. Sara created miracul ...
Shirley Ann Mize, 74, Gainesville
Shirley attended E. E. Butler High School where she was a member of the Hospitality Club, Library Club, Dramatic Club, a member of the drill team, and she was crowned Miss Sophomor ...
David Teasley was born March 10, 1952 to the late Amos Teasley and the late Girleen Drinkard Teasley. He departed this life on July 30, 2021. He was preceded in death his sister, N ...
Wilbur Darrell Williams III, age 44, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, July 30, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his father, Wilbur Williams, Jr.  He is survived by his ...

Jackson

  Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Pollock Eugene “Pete” Adams, age 63 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, July 30, ...

Lumpkin

Jim Hansel Weaver, 88, Dahlonega
Mr. Jim Hansel Weaver, age 88, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, July 30, 2021.  Mr. Weaver was born in Gilmer County on July 22, 1933 to the late Paul and Zennie Weaver. In ...

Other

Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Walter Kenneth “Ken” Farmer, Jr., age 56 of Athens, Georgia (South Jackson Community) who entered into rest F ...
George Bruce Rampacek, 75, Tucson, AZ
George Bruce Rampacek, age 75, passed away peacefully on July 30, 2021, with family at his side.  George was born on May 24, 1946, in Tucson, Arizona, to Carl and Ma ...

Stephens

Mr. Andrew Billy Crunkleton, age 20 of Carolina Drive, Toccoa passed away July 30, 2021 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.   A son of Mary Holley Crunkle ...

White

Charles (Chuck) Derrick Standridge, age 50, of Cleveland, GA passed away Friday July 30, 2021. Chuck was a loving husband, stepfather, son, brother, uncle, and friend who will b ...
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.