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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 6th, 2021


John C. Dorsey, 80, Buford
John C. Dorsey, age 80, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, August 6, 2021. He was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Sandra Sadler Dorsey. He is survived by his children, Do ...


  Sarah Ellen Morris Harrison Boatwright, age 88, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Friday, August 6, 2021. Mrs. Boatwright was born on November 14, 1932 in Habersham ...
Evelyn Tench Clark, 93, Clarkesville
Evelyn Tench Clark, age 93 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, August 06, 2021. Born in Cornelia, Georgia on June 09, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Paul Harol ...
James Edward Kyle, 76, Cornelia
James Edward Kyle, age 76, of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, August 6, 2021.  Born in Cornelia, Georgia on January 22, 1945, he was a son of the late James Marion Kyle ...


James Lewis Allison, Jr., 78, Clermont
Mr. James Lewis Allison, Jr., age 78, of Clermont, Ga passed away on July 20, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness. Memorial services will be scheduled at a later ...
Mrs. Geneva Lucille Allen Grindle age 88 of Lula, Ga passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Sunda ...
Dwain Roy Grizzle, 59, Flowery Branch
Mr. Dwain Roy Grizzle, age 59, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, August 6, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville. Graveside Services will be 2:00 p.m. ...
Linda Gussler Martin, 67, Gillsville
Linda Gussler Martin at the age of 67, of Gillsville, Georgia, was called home to be with the Lord in his Kingdom, on Friday, August 6, 2021. Mrs. Martin was born October 2, 195 ...
Martha Jane Smith, 82, Gainesville
Martha Jane Smith, 82 of Gainesville passed away Friday August 6, 2021. Funeral services will be held Sunday August 15, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Little & Davenport ...
Barbara Ann Tabor, 61, Gainesville
Barbara Ann Tabor 61 of Gainesville passed away on Friday August 6th. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.


Johnny Leroy Dowdy, 84, Dahlonega
Mr. Johnny Leroy Dowdy, age 84, of Dahlonega passed away on August 6, 2021. He was born on February 15, 1937, in Lumpkin County to the late Floyd Lee and Estelle Jones Dowdy.  ...


Jessie Ferguson, 85, Cleveland
Jessie Ferguson, age 85 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, August 6, 2021. Mrs. Ferguson was born March 7, 1936 in Hall County to the late John Richard Boggs and Zora Allen Thomp ...
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.