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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jun 24th, 2020

Forsyth

James Edward Burke, 74, Cumming
James Edward Burke, 74 was called to God’s Kingdom on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 while surrounded by his daughters.  Jim was a devoted father, beloved big brother and cari ...

Hall

Carl Yarbrough, 87, Gainesville
Carl Yarbrough Jr. 87 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday June 24th.  Mr. Carl Yarbrough Jr was born on February 11, 1933 in Jackson County to the late Mr. & Mrs. Carl ...
Benny Allen, Gainesville
  Benny Allen was born on January 4, 1940 in Pendergrass, GA to the late James Herschel Allen, Sr. and the late Willina Randolph Allen. He was preceded in death by his sibl ...
Anna Marie Waller, 60, Gainesville
Anna Marie Waller, age 60, of Gainesville, Georgia died on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at home surrounded by her husband and children. She was born on October 31, 1959 in Bowling ...

Jackson

William Horace Neely, 87, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William Horace Neely, age 87 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, June 24, 2020.  Mr. Neely was born in Anderso ...

Other

Reba Adams Childers, 86, Loganville
Reba Adams Childers, age 86, of Loganville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Mrs. Childers was born on March 27, 1934 to the late Luther Gordon and Lassie Mae Ad ...
J.L Temple, 82, Canton
J.L. Temple, age 82, of Cherokee County, Canton, GA, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020. He is preceded in death by his loving wife Janelle Temple. Survived by many nieces, ne ...
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.