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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Aug 23rd, 2021

Banks

Imogene Lawrence Watts Rylee, age 83, of Homer, Georgia went to her Heavenly Home on Monday, August 23, 2021.   Mrs. Rylee was born February 8, 1938 in Banks County, Georgia ...

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Vickie Lynne Hunt, 63, Winder
Vickie Lynne Hunt, age 63, of Winder passed away Monday, August 23, 2021. Funeral services will be held 7:00PM Thursday, August 26, 2021 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  Rev. D ...

Gwinnett

    Mrs. Elizabeth Chase Barbarino age 87 of Buford, Ga passed away on Monday August 23, 2021 at New Horizons Limestone following an extended illness. Graveside ser ...
Elizabeth “Beth” Ellen Franklin, age 46, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Monday, August 23, 2021.  She is survived by her children, Nicholas Alexander Franklin, L ...
Rosita Isabel Robertson, 79, Lawrenceville
Mrs. Rosita Isabel Robertson, age 79, of Lawrenceville, Georgia passed away Monday, August 23, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville.   Funeral Se ...

Habersham

Stanley Dean Griffis, 49, Tallulah Falls
Stanley Dean Griffis, age 49 of Tallulah Falls, passed away on Monday, August 23, 2021. Born in Starke, Florida on October 19, 1971, Stan was the son of Barbara Bradley Cain and ...
Jerry Harold Hamilton, 66, Clarkesville
Jerry Harold Hamilton, age 66 of Clarkesville, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 23, 2021.  Born in Cleveland, Georgia on September 4, 1954, Jerry was the son ...
Don Ramey, 85, Demorest
Don Ramey, age 85 of Demorest, passed away Monday, August 23, 2021. No formal services will be held at this time. An online guestbook is available for the Ramey family at Hil ...

Hall

Shirley Jean Merck, 80, Gainesville
Shirley Jean Merck age 80 of Gainesville entered rest Monday August 23, 2021 at Willowwood Nursing Center, Flowery Branch. Shirley was born September 20, 1940 in Gainesville to ...
Richard Alan Schroer, 79, Gainesville
Richard Alan Schroder, 79 of Gainesville passed away Monday August 23, 2021. Services to be announced later. Those wishing to send online condolences to the family may do so ...
Jeffrey Ralph Sullens, 59, Clermont
Mr. Jeffrey Ralph Sullens age 59 of Clermont, Ga passed away on Monday August 23, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness.          Funeral ...

Lumpkin

Janice Cantrell, 73, Dahlonega
Mrs. Janice Cantrell, age 73, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Monday, August 23, 2021. She was born on October 18, 1947, in Roanoke, Alabama to the late Oliver Quintal and the ...
James Wesley Fields, 44, Dahlonega
Mr. James Wesley Fields, Jr., age 44, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, August 23, 2021.  Wesley was born in Hall County on April 24, 1977, to the late James Wesley, Sr. and ...

Other

Helen Louise Fritts, 82, Roswell
Helen Louise Morgan Fritts, age 82, of Roswell, GA passed away August 23, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cletis Ralph “C.R” Fritts. She was a very hard ...
  Eula Mae Richard Kimbrell, age 87 of Sparta formerly of Moulton, Alabama, passed away on Monday, August 23, 2021.  Born in Stephens County, Georgia on January 4 ...

Stephens

Dwight Lee Dyer, 67, Eastanollee
Mr. Dwight Lee Dyer age 67 of Eastanollee, Ga passed away on Monday August 23, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.         ...
Lamont Leric Leff, 74, Toccoa
Mr. Lamont Leric Leff, age 74 of Stancil Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, August 9, 2021 at his residence. A son of the late Theodore Woodrow Leff and Mary Katerina Ci ...

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Daniel "Clyde" Weaver, 80, Cleveland
Mr. Daniel “Clyde” Weaver, age 80, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, August 23, 2021. Mr. Weaver was born in Oakwood to the late Verlin and Grace Lackey Weaver.  ...
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.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.