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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 27th, 2021


Carolyn Rice, 75, Dawsonville
Carolyn Rice, 75, of Dawsonville passed away August 27, 2021 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born November 21, 1945 to the late Tom and Madelene Beck, s ...


Erby Joe Daniel, 78, Sugar Hill
Erby Joe Daniel, 78, of Sugar Hill passed away Friday, August 27, 2021. Erby was born November 8, 1942 in Cedar Bluff, AL to the late James McEntire and Ogla Ruby Anderson Daniel. ...
Joseph Shane Pendley, 43, Sugar Hill
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joseph Shane Pendley, age 43 of Sugar hill, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, August 27, 2021.  Mr. Pendley was born in Bufor ...


Carolyn Black Landrum, 90, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Carolyn Black Landrum, age 90 of Clarkesville, will be held at 12:30 PM, Monday, August 30, 2021 at Bethlehem Baptist Church.  Private interment will foll ...


Jimmy Larry Bagley, 85, Oakwood
  Mr. Jimmy Larry Bagley, age 85, of Oakwood passed away Friday, August 27, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton. Funeral Services will be 11:00 ...


Kayla Nell Maddox, 30, Jefferson
Kayla Nell Maddox, 30, of Jefferson, GA, died Thursday, August 26, 2021 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 2 PM at Hamilton Mill Me ...


Tommy Gene McDonald, 79, Ellenwood
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Tommy Gene McDonald, age 79 of Ellenwood, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, August 27, 2021.  Mr. McDonald was born in Hiawas ...


Mrs. Rhonda Carol Holbrooks Weaver, age 57 of Turner Road, Eastanollee passed away Friday, August 27, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A daughter of the late Elijah ...


Heidi Joanne Lamb Groce, 49, Cleveland
Heidi Joanne Lamb Groce sadly left this world on Friday, August 27, 2021, just having celebrated her 49th birthday, after fighting covid pneumonia for several weeks in the ICU ...
Otis David Burroughs, 78, Cleveland
Mr. Otis David Burroughs, Jr., age 78, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, August 27, 2021.  Mr. Burroughs was born in Dekalb County to the late Otis David Burroughs Sr. and ...
Raymond Neil Anderson, 45, Cleveland
Mr. Raymond Neil Anderson, age 45, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, August 27, 2021. Mr. Anderson was born in Hall County on April 30, 1976.  He is preceded in death by br ...
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.