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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 24th, 2021

Dawson

Margaret Evans, 63, Dawsonville
Margaret Evans, 63, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday August 24, 2021 following a short illness. Margaret was born July 1, 1958 to the late John and Ethel Maude Garrett.  ...

Forsyth

Larry Lamar Cantrell, 74, Cumming
Larry Lamar Cantrell, 74, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2021. Mr. Cantrell grew up in Ball Ground and moved to Atlanta. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving thre ...
Lloyd Flynn, 67, Cumming
Lloyd Flynn, age 67, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2021. He was born in 1953, to the late Tom Ed and Doris Flynn. He was a member of the Amicalola Beekeeper As ...

Hall

Lorrie Parr Angell, 57, Gainesville
Lorrie Parr Angell, age 57, of Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday, August 22, 2021 from her 10-month battle with cancer. She was born in Atlanta, GA to Diane McDuffie and Norman Pa ...
  Charles “Chuck” Donald Barrett, Jr., age 52, of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at Emory Hospital. Mr. Barrett was born on July 8, 1969 i ...
Clayburn Henry Bird, 95, Gainesville
  Clayburn Henry Bird, born March 6, 1926, passed on to his reward in Glory August 24, 2021.  Clay was one of seven children born to Thomas Price Bird and Lillie Rober ...
Walter Dickson Hambrick, 78, Gainesville
Mr. Walter Dickson Hambrick age 78 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Tuesday July 27, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness.           &nb ...
Carrie Lena Holloway, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Carrie Lena Holloway age 86 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Tuesday August 24, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.       ...
Ethel Faye Morrison, 54, Royston
Ethel Faye Morrison was born on February 10, 1967 in Royston, GA to the late R.L. Morrison and Jessie Ruth Harper Morrison. She was called home to be with the Lord on August 24, 20 ...

Jackson

Maxine Buffington Crane, 86, Maysville
Maxine Buffington Crane, age 86 of Maysville, GA passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. Born on May 12, 1935 in Cleveland, GA, Mrs. Crane was the daughter of the late Otha Ber ...
Janet Hulsey Geiger, 84, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Janet Hulsey Geiger, age 84, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2021. Mrs. Geiger was born in Braselton, Georg ...
Dwight Denville Watson, 64, Commerce
Dwight Denville Watson, age 64 of Commerce, passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2021. Mr. Watson was born in Gainesville, GA to the late Henry and Cleo Brewster Watson. Dwight was t ...

Other

Kimsey David Fitzpatrick, 76, Danielsville
Mr. Kimsey David Fitzpatrick, age 76, of Danielsville, GA died Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at his residence.  Mr. Fitzpatrick was born in Commerce to the late Wilson and Mildred ...

Stephens

Mr. Robert Leroy “Foots” Hudson, age 75, formerly of Toccoa passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at Atrium Health Navicent Baldwin in Milledgeville, Georgia. A son ...
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.