clearn.png
Sunday August 14th, 2022 11:57PM

Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jun 28th, 2016

Forsyth

Nellie Mary Howarth, 72, Cumming
Nellie Mary Howarth, age 72, of Cumming, GA, passed away on June 28, 2016, at her residence. Nellie was born in Burgaw, North Carolina in 1944, to the late Sam and Mary Vdovich. Sh ...

Gwinnett

Barbara Lanette Painter, 80, of Buford, GA died on June 28, 2016.  Born in Atlanta, GA she was the daughter of the late George and Ollie Johnson. Barbara had a varied caree ...

Habersham

Sylvia Lietch Beauchamp age 78, of Toccoa and Cleveland passed away Monday June 28, 2016.  Mrs. Beauchamp was born in Dekalb County the daughter of the late John Thomas and ...

Hall

Corrie Crook Nix, 98, Gainesville
Mrs. Corrie Crook Nix, 98 of Chicopee died Tuesday June 28, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton. Born in Jackson County, Mrs. Nix had lived in Hall County for ...
Walter Max Eichenberger, 90, Gainesville
Mr. Walter Max Eichenberger, age 90 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.  Memorial services ...

Jackson

Darrell E. Kennedy, 61, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Darrell E. Kennedy, age 61, of Pendergrass Georgia, who entered into rest Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Mr. Kennedy was born in Louisville, ...
Lon Hackett Minier, 76, Pendergrass
Lon Hackett Minier, 76, of Pendergrass, Georgia, died June 18, 2016, at the hospital in Gainesville, Georgia, after complications associated with esophageal cancer.    ...

Other

Edith Marie Cooley, 88, Alpharetta
Edith Marie Cooley, 88, of Alpharetta, GA died on June 28, 2016 at Peachtree Christian Hospice.  Born in Unadilla, GA she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Sarah Robbins ...
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.