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Local Obits for Sun. Jul 4th, 2021


Dorris L. Williams (Willie) of Cumming, Georgia entered into eternal life at his home on Friday, July 2, 2021. Dorris was born October 10, 1944 in Alpharetta, Georgia to Mildred an ...


Margaret Roberts Kirkpatrick, age 93, of Buford, GA and the Ivy Creek Community passed away on Sunday, July 4, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty years, Glendo ...


Gordon D. Drumm, 37, Flowery Branch
  Gordon D. Drumm, age 37, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Sunday, July 4, 2021. He was preceded in death by his sister, Jody Bejin. He is survived by mother of his ch ...
Teofanes Antonio Gonzalez, 61, Gainesville
  Mr. Teofanes Antonio Gonzalez, age 61, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, July 4, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville. Funeral Services will ...


William Merritt Bostic, 81, Braselton
  William Merritt Bostic, age 81, of Braselton passed away Sunday, July 4, 2021  Memorial services will be held with military honors 6:00 pm Thursday, July 8, 2021 at ...


Robert “Mac” Malcolm Jones September 8, 1955 – July 4, 2021 Our beloved Mac was called home on July 4, 2021 where he found his Independence Day and Freedom& ...


Franklin Eugene Barnes, 86, Carnesville
Franklin Eugene Barnes, 86, of the New Bethel community, passed away July 4, 2021 at his home. Born October 24, 1934, in Banks County, he was the son of the late Leonard R. and ...


Mr. Richard Wayne Burton, II, age 29 of Cannon Road, Toccoa passed away Sunday, July 4, 2021 at his residence.   A son of Richard Burton, Jr. and Tammy Brady Burton, he was ...
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.