cloudy.png
Friday September 30th, 2022 12:37PM

Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Sep 7th, 2018

Forsyth

It is with immense sorrow that the family of Stephen MacGregor Norris announces his passing on September 4, 2018. Stephen - born April 11, 1995 in Cambridge, MA - was a beloved son ...

Gwinnett

Harry Ledford, 90, Dacula
Harry Ledford, age 90 of Dacula, GA, died Friday, September 7, 2018 after a brief illness. Interment will be Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at the Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, G ...

Habersham

John Edward Zimmerman, Jr, 79, Clarkesville
  John Edward Zimmerman, Jr. went to be home with his Lord on September 7, 2018 after his second battle with cancer.  He was 79 years old.  When the time of his d ...

Hall

Dale Margaret Kitts, 58, Gainesville
Dale Margaret Kitts, age 58, of Gainesville, GA passed away Friday, September 7, 2018. Memorial service will be 3 PM Saturday, September 15, 2018 in the Chapel of McDonald and Son ...

Jackson

On Friday September 7th, 2018, Joshua Earl Lane, husband and father, passed away at the age of 35. Josh was born in Jacksonville, Florida before moving to Georgia where he resid ...
Reverend Wayne Wright, 74, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Reverend Wayne Wright, age 74, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018. Reverend Wright was born on July 13, 1 ...

Lumpkin

John D. Long, 87, Dahlonega
 Mr. John D. Long, age 87, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, September 7, 2018. Mr. Long was born in Hall County on January 28, 1931 to the late Floyd and Lillie Sullens Lon ...

Stephens

Janie Ruth McClain McGahee   Mrs. Janie Ruth McClain McGahee age 93 of Toccoa passed away Friday September 7, 2018 at The Clary Center.   A daughter of the la ...

White

Caron Lynn Mobley Shaffer, 41, Cleveland
Caron “Lynn” Mobley Shaffer, age 41 of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018. Mrs. Shaffer was born on January 15, 1977, in Richmond County, to Rober ...
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.