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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Dec 22nd, 2021

Banks

Cara Wade Dodd, loving mother and grandmother, passed away at age 93 on Sunday, December 19, 2021. Cara was born May 12, 1928, in Homer, Georgia, to Warren and Maggie Bonds. She ...

Dawson

Timothy W. 'Tim' Tatum, 64, Dawsonville
Timothy W. “Tim” Tatum, 64, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at his residence. Born October 3, 1957 in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Lenno ...

Gwinnett

Mayme Pauline Gualtiere 98, of Suwanee, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021. She is preceded in death be her husband: Francis Charles Gualtiere. Service inf ...

Hall

Annie Ruth Bryant, 63, Gainesville
Ms. Annie Ruth Bryant, age 63, of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday December 22, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services ...
Cristy Cheryl McCray, 42, Oakwood
Ms. Cristy Cheryl McCray, age 42, of Oakwood, Ga passed away Wednesday December 22, 2021 at the Clay County Care Center in Hayesville, North Carolina. Memorial services and cele ...

Stephens

Gene Bollinger, 95, Toccoa
Mr. Gene Bollinger, age 95 of Toccoa passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at Pruitt Health Toccoa.   Son of the late Klutz Hunt Bollinger and Juanita Waldrop Bo ...
Joseph Michael Giglio, 81, Toccoa
Joseph Michael Giglio, 81, of Toccoa, Georgia passed away in Gainesville, Georgia on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 following a short illness. A son of the late Joseph James ...
Joseph Michael Giglio, 81, Toccoa
Joseph Michael Giglio, 81, of Toccoa, Georgia passed away in Gainesville, Georgia on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 following a short illness. A son of the late Joseph James ...
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.