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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jan 2nd, 2018

Banks

Clyde Fletch Hubbard, 52, Gillsville
Clyde Fletch Hubbard, age 52 of Gillsville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, January 02, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness. Born in Tampa, Florida on March 15, ...
Roger Glenn Rider, 56, Maysville
  Mr. Roger Glenn Rider, age 56, of Maysville, GA died Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Rider was born in Gainesville, son of the late, Leon Rider.  ...

Gwinnett

Michael Bryan Shaw, 47, Buford
Michael Bryan Shaw, age 47, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Mr. Shaw is survived by his wife, Tally White Shaw, Buford, GA; sons, Spencer Shaw, Buford, GA, C ...
D. Anne Wilson, Buford
With saddened hearts the family of D. Anne Wilson of Buford, announce her passing and that she is now with Jesus her Savior. Mrs. Wilson passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 201 ...

Jackson

Frances Wilson Vandiver, 99, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Frances Wilson Vandiver, age 99 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, January 2, 2018.  Mrs. Vandiver was born in ...
Louise Kitchens Snipes, 96, Commerce
Mrs. Louise Kitchens Snipes, age 96, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Snipes was born in Carlton to the late Josha Sims and ...

Lumpkin

Bill Grizzle, 62, Dahlonega
Mr. Bill Grizzle, age 62, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Mr. Grizzle was born in Lumpkin County on July 14, 1955 to the late Jim and Lois Rider Grizzle. In a ...

Other

Joe Colon Jr, 56, Port St. Lucie, FL formerly of Toccoa
Mr. Joe Colon Jr. age 56 of Port St. Lucie, Florida formerly of Toccoa passed away Tuesday January 2, 2018 in Tifton, Georgia. A son of the Juan Louie Nieves and the late Carmen ...
Robert William "Bobby" Johnson, 83, of Alpharetta passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018.  Mr. Johnson was a loving husband, father and Paw Paw, and was a member of th ...
Peter William “Pete” Courville, age 51, of Alpharetta, GA passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father, Artelus Courville. Mr. Courvi ...
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.