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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Dec 29th, 2021

Banks

Jacquelyn “Jackie” Macken Andrews, age 88, of Homer, passed away on Wednesday, December 29, 2021.   Born in Sparta, Georgia on July 10, 1933, she was a daughter ...

Hall

Jacqueline Rena Robinson Lee was born September 25, 1964, to Walter Robinson & Ina Spivey in LA, California.  She attended Newton High school in Newton, Mississippi. &n ...
Helena Joanna Wemmers “Lenny” Baker, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend, passed away peacefully and entered heaven ...
Ezra Antonio Bueno was born on July 2, 2021, to SaQuaria Thomas & Jonathan Bueno.  Ezra leaves to cherish his memory to his parents SaQuaria Thomas & Jonathan Bueno ...
Ray Reynolds Conner, 95, Murrayville
Ray Reynolds Conner, age 95, of Murrayville, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday December 29, 2021, at his home.  Ray is preceded in death by his wife; Maxine Fitts Conner, pa ...
Paul Anthony (Tony) Edmonds, 73, Gainesville
Paul Anthony (Tony) Edmonds of Gainesville, Ga. passed away on December 29, 2021 following an extended illness. Tony was born January 8, 1948 and was a native and lifetime ...
Alicia Von Galphin, 55, Gainesville
Alicia Von Galphin of Gainesville, Ga. peacefully passed away on December 29, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on December 9, 1966 at Piedmont Hospital ...
Deborah Jarrard Jones, 63, Gainesville
Mrs. Deborah Jarrard Jones age 63 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday December 29, 2021 at her residence following a sudden illness. Visitation will be held on Friday Decem ...
Wanda Faye Shell, 67, Gainesville
Mrs. Wanda Faye Shell, age 67, of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   &n ...
Patricia Seymore Shockey, 75, Gainesville
Mrs. Patricia Seymore Shockey, age 75, of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday December 29, 2021 at her residence following a sudden illness. Memorial services will be held ...
Mary Sue White, 73, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Sue White age 73 of Gainesville, Ga passed away Wednesday December 29, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.   Funeral services a ...

Stephens

Jessica Dawn Taylor Poole, age 40 of Toccoa, passed away December 11, 2021. Born in Demorest, Georgia on May 9, 1981, Jessica was the daughter of Beverley B. Thomas and the late ...
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.