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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Dec 28th, 2021


Mrs. Judith Pirkle Adams, 79 of Lula met her beloved Savior face to face on Monday, December 27, 2021.   Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Decembe ...
Annie Mae Nelms Burrell, 94, Flowery Branch, formerly Demorest
Mrs. Annie Mae Nelms Burrell of Flowery Branch, formerly of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with her heavenly Father on Tuesday, December 28, 2021. Annie was born in the Leaf Co ...
April Darlene Adams Cosgrove, 55, Gainesville
The family of April Darlene Adams Cosgrove are deeply saddened to announce her unexpected passing on Tuesday afternoon, December 28th, 2021, at 55 years of age. April Darlene ...
Frances Wynelle Ransom, 90, New Holland
Mrs. Frances Wynelle Ransom, age 90, of New Holland, GA passed away on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held Friday, December 31, ...
Herbert Dale Seabolt, 73, Murrayville
Mr. Herbert Dale Seabolt, 73, of Murrayville, passed away Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus. Funeral services will be held at 11: ...
Jorge Soto-Andrade, 50, Gainesville
Mr. Jorge Soto-Andrade, age 50, of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Tuesday December 28, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are ...


Linda Phillips, 68, Carnesville
Linda B. Phillips, age 68, of Carnesville, GA passed away on Tuesday, December 28, 2021.  She was preceded in death by son, Jim Phillips, Jr.; granddaughter, Alexis Watson.&nb ...
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.