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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 13th, 2020


Ronald (Ron) Preston Tanner, 76, passed away at his home in Suwanee, GA on September 13th, 2020 after a long battle with Lewy Body dementia. He was born on February 4th, 1944 in Au ...


Pauline Nina Dills Shirley, 98, Clarkesville
Pauline Nina Dills Shirley, age 98 of Clarkesville, passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2020. Born in Franklin, North Carolina on July 14, 1922, Mrs. Shirley was the daughter o ...


Juan Martin Cruz-Lopez, 59, Gainesville
Mr. Juan Martin Cruz-Lopez, 59, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 18, 2020 at St. John Paul ...
Loyd Bob Jones, 75, Gainesville
Mr. Loyd Bob Jones, 75, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. A graveside service will be held at ...
On September 13, 2020 Jeanne Lambert Valentine passed away at home surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of Larry Valentine; devoted mother of Steve Valentine and ...
Connie Farmer Fincke, 84, Gainesville
Ms. Connie Farmer Fincke, 84, of Gainesville, passed away Sunday September 13, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Ms. Fincke was born Novemb ...
Mary Frances House, 87, Gainesville
Mary Frances House, 87, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her many loving family members on her 68th wedding anniversary. A gr ...
Salvador Reyes Ibarra, 52, Gainesville
Mr. Salvador Reyes Ibarra, 52, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday ...


Antiono Zavala Vazquez, 65, Guadalajara, Mexico
Antonio Zavala Vazquez, 65, of Guadalajara, Mexico, passed away, Sunday, September 13, 2020. Antonio was a loving father, husband, and friend to everyone he met. Although his battl ...
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.