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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Sep 6th, 2021

Banks

The journey of Mrs. Ida Marie Pierce Wise on the side of heaven’s gate began on Sunday, January 20, 1929, when she was born to the late Charlie and Gussie (Randolph) Pierce. ...

Forsyth

Marie Hubbard Morgan, 92, Cumming
Marie Hubbard Morgan, age 92, a resident of Forsyth County, went to be with her Heavenly Father on September 6, 2021. She was born on April 7, 1929, to the late Henry and Cordie Ga ...

Habersham

Lloyd Burrell Nix, 78, Demorest
Lloyd Burrell Nix, Jr. age 78 of the Fairview Community, Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 6, 2021. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on March 29, ...
Clayton Herron, 65, Demorest
Clayton Herron, age 65, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Thursday, September 2, 2021. Mr. Herron was born on February 19, 1956 in Swayne County, North Carolina to the late Wi ...

Hall

William “Brent” Burnett, 50, of Braselton passed away on Monday September 6, 2021 after a long battle with Covid Pneumonia. He is survived by his wife of 21 years, R ...
Mrs. Beverly Dianne Griffin Hawkins, 77, of Gillsville passed away Monday, September 6, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 3:0 ...
Janet Jones, 81, Lula
Mrs. Janet Jones, age 81, of Lula passed away Monday, September 6, 2021. She was born on October 27, 1939, to the late Walt and Rosie Summers Willard.  Mrs. Jones ...
Martin Perry, 53, Gainesville
Martin Perry - 53 - of Gainesville GA Services will be announced at a later time. Professional services entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Jim Pethel, 87, Gainesville
Jim Pethel passed away Monday September 6, 2021, at the age of 87. He was born November 12, 1933 in Gainesville, Georgia, the oldest son of Sarah and D.T. Pethel, Jr. Jim learned t ...
Charles “Stanley” Turner, 85, Gainesville
Charles “Stanley” Turner, age 85, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Monday, September 6, 2021.     Funeral ...

Jackson

Rembert Lee Hall, Jr., 82, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Rembert Lee Hall, Jr., age 82 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, September 6, 2021.  Mr. Hall was born in Calhoun ...
Samuel Wesley Holder, 60, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Samuel Wesley Holder, age 60 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, September 6, 2021.  Mr. Holder was born in Win ...

Lumpkin

Debra Gaddis, 51, Dahlonega
Mrs. Debra Gaddis, age 51 of Dahlonega passed away Monday, September 6, 2021.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later.  To sha ...
Chase Garrett, 23, Dahlonega
Mr. Chase Garrett, age 23, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, September 6, 2021. He was born on August 13, 1998, in Gainesville, Georgia to Gary Garrett and Crystal Brown. Chase was ...

White

Joel William "Joey" Ayers, 42, Cleveland, formerly of Mount Airy
  Joel William "Joey" Ayers age 42 of Cleveland, Georgia formerly of Mount Airy, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 6, 2021. Born in Stephens ...
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.