pcloudy.png
Wednesday August 10th, 2022 2:03PM

Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jul 24th, 2012

Dawson

Frances Kendrix, 76, Dawsonville
Frances Kendrix, 76, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday July 24, 2012 at her residence following a period of declining health.Born April 1, 1936 to the late Dave and Elizer Kimbral ...
Jimmy L. Jones, 79, Dawsonville
Jimmy L. Jones, 79, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday July 24, 2012 at Peachtree Christian Hospice following an extended illness.Born May 28, 1933 to the late Irvie and Lula Jones ...

Hall

Charles W. "Chuck" Baker, 77, Gainesville
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. July 28 in the Chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home for Charles W. "Chuck" Baker, 77, of Gainesville. Rev. Marshall Dal ...
Gynelle Eubanks Otting, 89, Gainesville
Gynelle Eubanks Otting, age 89 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at The Oaks at Scenic View, Baldwin following an extended illness. Graveside servic ...
Rev. Joseph Earls, 81, Gainesville
Rev. Joseph Earls, age 81 of Gainesville, GA passed away on July 24, 2012. He is survived by his wife Zeldia Earls, two daughters: Brenda (Victor) Colbert, Priscilla (Arthur) Jones ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Albert Edward Hopcraft, Sr., age 86, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2012. Mr. Hopcraft was born in Mansfield, MA, ...
Jerry Ahern, 66, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Jerry Ahern, age 66, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2012. Mr. Ahern was born in Chicago, ILL, a son to the late Jo ...
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.