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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 9th, 2021


Andrew David Bruce, 41, Homer
Andrew David Bruce, age 41, of Homer, Georgia passed away on Friday, July 9, 2021. Mr. Bruce was born on August 23, 1979 in Bradenton, Florida. He was preceded in death by his f ...


  Robert “Bob” George Huthwaite of Dawsonville, GA a loving husband, proud father and “funny and incredible” grandfather passed away Friday, July 9, ...


Robert Gates, 90, Dacula
Robert Gates, 90, of Dacula, GA, died Friday, July 9, 2021. Mr. Gates has been cremated and no service is scheduled at this time. Mr. Gates was a Veteran of the United States Army. ...


T.J. Kemp, 91, Gainesville
T.J. was born on October 18, 1929 to Fred and Idell Kemp and went to be with his heavenly father on Friday, July 9, 2021 after several years of declining health. T. J. retired fro ...
Daniel Joseph Lafferty, 60, Flowery Branch
Mr. Daniel Joseph Lafferty, age 60, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, July 9, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, surrounded by his family. Services will be held at 11 ...
Jose Segrero-Sanchez, 70, Gainesville
Mr. Jose Segrero-Sanchez, 70, of Gainesville passed away July 9, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   The family will receive friends at Memorial Park Funeral Hom ...
Teresa Kay West Towe, 61, Flowery Branch
Ms. Teresa Kay West Towe, 61, of Flowery Branch, passed away July 9, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton Campus. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Mo ...


Frances Marie Mauldin, 72, Dahlonega
Frances Marie Mauldin, age 72, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Friday, July 9, 2021. Family and friends will gather from 12 Noon until 3:00 PM Thursday, July 15, 2021 at Hillside C ...
Mark Wesley Parrish, 62, Dahlonega
Mark Wesley Parrish, age 62 of Dahlonega passed away on July 9, 2021.  He was a long time resident of Lumpkin County and enjoyed coaching basketball and restoring cars. &nb ...


Ferman James Gregory, 85, Eastonallee
Mr. Ferman James Gregory, age 85 of North Avenue, Eastanollee passed away Friday July 9, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Mack and Leta Berrong Gr ...
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.