mcloudyn.png
Thursday June 30th, 2022 2:53AM

Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Nov 13th, 2016

Gwinnett

William M. “Bill” Poynter, age 65 of Buford, GA died Sunday, November 13, 2106. Mr. Poynter has been cremated and no service is planned at this time. Bill is survived b ...
J. Larry Riley, 73, Dacula
J. Larry Riley, age 73 of Dacula, GA died Sunday, November 13, 2016. Funeral service will be held Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pastor K ...

Hall

Sandra Gail Peck Freeman, 63, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday November 19, 2016 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Sandra Gail Peck Freeman, age 63 of Gainesville. The Rev. Melvin Baugh ...
Shirley Ann Baughcum, age 53 of Lula, GA passed away Sunday, November 13, 2016.   Mrs. Baughcum was the daughter of the late David Bill and Lilia Shipman Watkins. &nb ...
Vernice Couch, 95, Gainesville
Mr. Vernice Couch, age 95 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2016, following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, November 16, 2016 a ...
Ray Loggins, 74, Gainesville
Ray Loggins, 74, of Gainesville, passed away November 13, 2016. Ray was a lifetime resident of Hall County.  He was the son of the late Charlie Newman and Mary Lou Johnson ...
Brenda Joyce Payne, 69, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday November 19, 2016 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Brenda Joyce Payne, age 69 of Gainesville. The Rev. Melvin Baugh and R ...
Doris Ann Patterson Prater, 75, Gainesville
     Mrs. Doris Ann Patterson Prater, age 75 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.  ...
Judith Ann Wiezorek, 72, Gainesville
Miss. Judith Ann Wiezorek age 72 of Gainesville, GA, passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.     &n ...
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.