Local Obits for Thu. Dec 16th, 2021
A Queen's Story
Preceded in Death: Ola Mac Hillman Barnes (Nanny), Yvonne Simon Stilwell (Grandma)
Loving Parents: Will Lee Stillwell, Jr. (Tammy), Laure ...
Grady Brian “Bubba” Gerrell, age 65 of Baldwin, passed away on Thursday, December 16, 2021.
Born on May 16, 1956, in Demorest, he was the son of the late Lowell and ...
Danny Samuel Cleveland was born to the late Sims Samuel Cleveland & the Late Maxie Greene in Macon, Ga on July 19, 1928.
Danny attended Elementary school in Macon thro ...
Nell Carlisle English, 85 of Gainesville passed away Thursday December 16, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center-Gainesville Campus.
A lifelong resident of Hall County, M ...
Courtney Janet Goodell, 43, of Oakwood, GA, passed away on December 16, 2021.
Courtney was born in Newark, New York to David and Sharon Hand on March 15, 1978. She married ...
Charles "Chuck" Walter Hendrickson, beloved husband and father, died on Thursday, December 16, 2021, at his home in Gainesville, Georgia at the age of 90.
Chuck is sur ...
Melody Jones, 56, of Gainesville, GA, died Thursday, December 16, 2021 following an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Thursday, December 23, 2021 at 1 PM at Hamilton M ...
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.