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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Aug 7th, 2021

Banks

Mrs. Evelyn "Rebecca" Kesler Poole, age 63, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. ...

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Fred C. Goins, 79, Auburn
  Fred C. Goins, age 79, of Auburn, GA passed away Saturday, August 7, 2021. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ester Mae Brown Goins; and brothers, Albert Goins, and El ...

Gwinnett

Jacob Garcia Gpnzalez, 69, Snellville
Jacob Garcia Gonzalez, age 69, of Snellville, GA passed away August 7, 2021.  He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Maria Grasso Della Valle; daughter, Ariani Garcia; step-c ...
Barbara Jean (Evans) Lawrence, of Dacula, Georgia, passed away peacefully at home at the age of 83 on August 7, 2021. She was surrounded by her family. Barbara was born on July 4, ...
Charlene Carter Vanover departed life on August 7, 2021 in Suwanee, Georgia.   Charlene was born on March 25, 1949.  She accepted Jesus Christ at Vacation Bible Schoo ...

Hall

Francisco Duran Aguilera, 88, Gainesville
Mr. Francisco Duran Aguilera, 88, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, August 7, 2021 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 ...
Linda Reeves Jolley, 81, Gainesville
Mrs. Linda Reeves Jolley, age 81 of Gainesville, Georgia died Saturday, August 7, 2021.  Mrs. Jolley was born in Carroll County, Georgia on July 12, 1940 the daughter of th ...
Stephone Moore, 59, Hoschton
Mr. Stephone Moore age 59 of Hoschton, Ga passed away on Saturday August 07, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following sudden illness.     Memorial servi ...
Christy Marie Ray, 37, Flowery Branch
Ms. Christy Marie Ray, age 37, of Flowery Branch passed away on August 7, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, August 12, 2021 at Memorial Park South Chape ...
Mrs. Dena Rochelle Overby Sullens, 58, of Clermont, passed away Saturday, August 7, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 13, 2021 in the Chapel of ...
Cheryl Clements White, 80, Gainesville
  Mrs. Cheryl Clements White, 80, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, August 7, 2021 at Pruitt Health Care. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Wyvonnia May “Bungie” Morgan, age 70, of Talmo, Georgia, who passed away on Saturday, August 7, 2021. Mrs. Morgan was bor ...
Patricia Ann Nowak, 72, Commerce
Patricia Ann Nowak, age 72 of Commerce, GA passed away on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021.   Born on April 30, 1949 in Abilene, TX, Mrs. Nowak was the daughter of the late Maggie ...
Asa Julius Wood, Jr., 59, Commerce
Mr. Asa Julius Wood, Jr., age 59, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, August 7, 2021.  A.J. was born in Augusta to the late A.J. and Lillian Gemae Hall Wood.  He was employed ...

Lumpkin

Herbert Bowen, 89, Dahlonega
  Mr. Herbert Bowen, age 89, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, August 7, 2021.  Mr. Bowen was born in Statesboro, Georgia on March 3, 1932, to the late S.L. and Na ...
Martha Outz Bryant, 80, Dahlonega
Mrs. Martha Outz Bryant, 80, of Dahlonega, passed away Saturday, August 7, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Wed ...
Martha Embrick, 76, Dahlonega and Jefferson
Mrs. Martha Embrick, age 76, of Dahlonega and Jefferson passed away Saturday, August 7, 2021.  Mrs. Embrick was born in Franklin County on September 5, 1944, to the late Ce ...

White

Gracie Dean Nix, 91, Cleveland
Gracie Dean Nix, age 91 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, August 7, 2021.   Mrs. Nix was born May 6, 1930, in White County to the late Alex Stringer and Cora Belle Kan ...
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.