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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Sep 3rd, 2021


Betty Brumblow Burrell, age 80, of Winder, GA passed away on Friday, September 3, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Jack D. Burrell.  She is su ...


Debbie Rowell, 65, Dawsonville
Debbie Rowell, 65, of Dawsonville passed away Friday September 3, 2021. Debbie was born December 20, 1955 and was a lifelong resident of Dawson County.  She was formerly em ...


Retired Eastern Airline Captain, Charles (Chuck) Douglas Anglin passed away on September 3, 2021 at the age of 83. He was a resident of Jackson County. He was preceded in death by ...


Kathy Jean Gerrin Sosebee, age 61, of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, September 3, 2021.  Born on July 28, 1960, in Demorest, she was a daughter of the late Earl and Lovad ...


Mattie Jane Martin Talley, 90, Gainesville
Mattie Jane Martin Talley, 90, of Gainesville, Georgia, went home to meet her Savior on September 3, 2021. Mattie Jane was the daughter of Utah and Ola Martin and was born on No ...
Robert Edward “Bob” Weatherly, Jr., age 87 of Gainesville entered heaven Friday Sept. 3, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville with his wife, Jo by ...


William Perry Lucas, 59, Hoschton
William Perry Lucas, age 59, of Hoschton, GA passed away on Friday, September 3, 2021. He is survived by his daughters and son-in-law, Christine and Joseph Patmore, Bethlehem, GA a ...


Bonnell Elizabeth Nix Cox, 87, Dahlonega
Bonnell Elizabeth Nix Cox, age 87, of Dahlonega, formerly of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, September 3, 2021. Mrs. Cox was born on March 31, 1934 to the late Frances and Ray ...
Matthew Randolph Hair, 32, Dahlonega
Matthew Randolph Hair, 32, of Dahlonega, entered into eternal life September 3, 2021 at North Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville from complications due to COVID. He was born May ...


Mrs. Sarah "Bea" Elizabeth Marr Woody, age 80, of Canton passed away Friday, September 3, 2021. Mrs. Woody was born in Isabella, TN on February 28, 1941, to the late E ...
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.