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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Dec 1st, 2021

Banks

Joseph Wade Bray, 48, Homer
Joseph Wade Bray, age 48 of Homer, GA passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021.   Born on Jan. 20, 1973 in Commerce, GA, Mr. Bray was the son of the late David Lewis, Jr. a ...
Terry Grant Funk, 61, Homer
Terry Grant Funk, age 61 of Homer, passed away on Wednesday, December 1, 2021.  Born in Sylva, North Carolina on October 3, 1960, he was a son of Mary Cochran Funk of Corne ...

Gwinnett

Teresa Sue Barnes, 84, Lawrenceville
Mrs. Theresa Sue Barnes (Suk Pil Yu), age 84 of Lawrenceville, passed away on December 1, 2021 at Piedmont Hospital. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, Decemb ...

Hall

Mamie Bell 'MayBell' Goss, 97, Gainesville
Mamie Bell “MayBell” Goss was born on March 8, 1924, in Hall County to the late Emmanuel and Mae Dell Goss. She departed her Christian life on Tuesday, December 1, 2021 ...
Arlin Wilburn Pitts, 89, Gainesville
Arlin Wilburn Pitts, 89, a native and lifelong resident of Gainesville was born November 19, 1932 and died December 1. 2021. His parents, William and Flora Pitts, sister and bro ...
Robbie Jean Wilson, 72, Gainesville
Robbie Jean Wilson 72, of Gainesville, passed away from an extended illness on December 1, 2021. Robbie was born on January 12,1949 in Dahlonega, GA. She was the young ...
Robbie Jean Wilson, 72, Gainesville
Robbie Jean Wilson 72, of Gainesville, passed away from an extended illness on December 1, 2021. Robbie was born on January 12,1949 in Dahlonega, GA. She was the young ...
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.