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Local Obits for Wed. Apr 22nd, 2020


Elizabeth Margaret Carmichael, 92, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.m ...


Linda Gail Clayton, 69, Buford
Linda Gail Clayton, age 69 of Buford, GA, died Wednesday, April 22, 2020. No service is planned at this time. Linda will be laid to rest at Hamilton Mill Memorial Gardens. Linda wa ...
Ana Rodila, 83, Suwanee
Ana Rodila, age 83 of Suwanee, GA, died Wednesday, April 22, 2020. A family graveside service will be held Saturday, April 25, 2020 at Hamilton Mill Memorial Gardens. Pastor Christ ...


Evelyn Virginia Elrod, 88, Cornelia
Evelyn Virginia Elrod, age 88, of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Born on October 18, 1931, in the Habersham Mills Community, she was a daughter of the late ...


Sergio Morales, 46, Gainesville
Mr. Sergio Morales age 46 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday April 22, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Visitation will be held Friday May 01, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. ...


Annie Gwendolyn Martin Anderson, age 74 of Jefferson, GA passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2020.   Born on Aug. 24, 1945 in Stark, FL, she was the daughter of the late Ja ...
Roy Michael Puckett, 59, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Roy Michael Puckett, age 59 of Bogart, Georgia who entered into rest after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.  Mr.  Pucke ...


Ronald Joseph Ramsey Sr, 89, Dahlonega
  Ronald J. Ramsey, Sr., age 89, of Dahlonega went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Born on October 2, 1930 in Pavo, Georgia, he was a sharecropper ...


Doris Ruth Black, 86, Cleveland
Doris Ruth Black, age 86, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Mrs. Black was born on February 5, 1934, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Alvin and Ethel Abe ...
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.