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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 13th, 2022

Forsyth

Mary Marler Lindsey, 86, Cumming
Mary Marler Lindsey passed away Thursday, January 13th at the age of 86. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and friend. She was born in Atlanta, GA but spent the last 22 years i ...

Gwinnett

Daniel Evans, 68, Suwanee
Daniel Evans, age 68, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022. He was preceded in death by parents, M. C. Evans and Bunie Mae Evans; sisters, Inez Evans, Paulette ...

Habersham

Johnnie Alford Creech, 82, Clarkesville
Johnnie Alford Creech, 82, of Clarkesville, GA, passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022.  Mr. Creech was born on January 30, 1939, in Augusta, GA to the late J.B. Creech ...
Cheryl Jeanne Alexander Hutchens, age 75, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022. Mrs. Hutches was born in Scotts Bluff, Nebraska to the late Alving ...
Carolyn Nancy Franklin Perry, age 78, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022.  Born on July 14, 1943, in Mt. Airy, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence a ...
Rex G. Poole, 87, Demorest
Rex G. Poole, age 87, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2021. Mr. Poole was born on April 2, 1934 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late Garnett G. Poo ...
Joyce Ann Dalton Standridge, age 57, of Demorest, passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022.  Born on June 26, 1964, in Demorest, she was a daughter of the late George Otis ...

Hall

Nancy Malinda Evans, 79, Gainesville
Nancy Malinda Evans age 79 of Gainesville entered rest Thursday January 13, 2022 at her residence. Nancy was born in Gainesville on August 2, 1942 to the late Clarence Edwards & ...
Hoyt Murray Garrett, 91, Flowery Branch
Mr. Hoyt Murray Garrett, age 91, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by his family. Fune ...
Kimberly Ann Johnson, 41, Gainesville
Kimberly Ann Johnson 41 of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday 13, 2022. Ms. Johnson was born October 17, 1980, in Gainesville, Ga to Linda Smith and the Late Tony Johnson. ...
Johnny L. Kenimer, 64, Murrayville
Johnny Lynn Kenimer 64, of Murrayville, GA, passed away to his Heavenly home on January 13, 2022, at Chelsey Home & Rehabilitation in Dahlonega, GA., after a struggle with Va ...
Maria Elisa Ortega Lopez, 38, Gainesville
              Ms. Maria Elisa Ortega-Lopez, age 38 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical ...
Doris Jacquilyn Martin, 67, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Doris Jacquilyn Martin age 67 of Flowery Branch, Ga passed away on Thursday January 13, 2022 at The Oaks at Limestone following an extended illness. Memorial services will ...
Radford Earl Murphy, 86, Gainesville
Mr. Radford Earl Murphy, age 86, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, January 13, 2022 following an extended illness. Graveside services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. W ...
Freddie Evell Stephens, 78, Gainesville
Freddie Evell Stephens 78 of Gainesville passed away Thursday, January 13th. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Freddie Ezell Stephens, Gainesville
Freddie Ezell Stephens departed of this life on Thursday, January 13, 2022, after a brief illness. Ezell or “Easy” as many called him was born March 2, 1943, in Morgan ...
Jerry David Tanner, 74, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jerry David Tanner age 74 of Flowery Branch, Ga passed away on Thursday January 13, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center- Braselton, Ga following an extended illness.  ...
Cristian Tejeda, 59, Gainesville
Cristian Tejeda age 59 of Gainesville entered rest Thursday January 13, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Cristian was born in the Dominican Republic to ...
Martha Virginia Waters, 87, Murrayville
Martha Virginia Waters, 87 of Murrayville, GA passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 13, 2022.  She was born in Jacksonville, FL to the late Simon Leroy Hargraves and Oll ...
Bobbie J. Harper Wolfe, 88, Oakwood
Bobbie J. Harper Wolfe, 88 of Oakwood, passed away Thursday January 13, 2022. Bobbie was born on February 18, 1933 in Gainesville, GA., to the late Guy and Juda Warren Harper. I ...

Jackson

Luther "Bill" Franklin, 94, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Luther “Bill” Franklin, age 94 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered rest Thursday, January 13, 2022.  Mr. Fr ...

Stephens

  Mrs. Frances Hickman Mealor, age 88 of Fieldale Road, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at the Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin, Georgia. A daughter of th ...

White

Clarence L. Cain, 88, Sautee Nacoochee
Mr. Clarence L. Cain, age 88, of Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia passed away Thursday, January 13, 2022. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at Memo ...
Vernon Eugene Lovell, 75, Cleveland
Vernon Eugene Lovell, age 75, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022. Mr. Lovell was born on April 14, 1946, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Elijah Fay Lovel ...
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.
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.