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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 22nd, 2021


Terry Morgan Hughes, 63, Buford
Terry Morgan Hughes, age 63, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, July 22, 2021. He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Holcomb Hughes. He is survived by his wife of eight ye ...


Judy Coker Williams, 70, Cornelia
Judy Coker Williams, age 70, of Cornelia, Georgia, died Thursday, July 22, 2021. No formal services are planned at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Whitfiel ...


Martin Espinoza, 60, Gainesville
Martin Espinoza, age 60, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, July 22, 2021. He was born on September 19,1960 in Gomez Palacio, Mexico, and was the owner of Espinoza Auto Sh ...
Margaret Y. Brown, 80, Gainesville
Margaret Y. Brown, 80, of Gainesville died Thursday July 22, 2021.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home.
Ralph Joseph Collins, 85, Gainesville
  Ralph Joseph Collins, 85 of Gainesville passed away Monday July 1, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Ralph was born in Blairsville and was the son of the late ...
Stanley Stephens, 64, Gainesville
Stanley Stephens was born January 20, 1957 in Gainesville, GA to Eva Cheeks Stephens and the late Joe W Stephens. The Lord called him home on July 22nd after a brief illness. S ...
Danny Kay Wiley, 57, Gainesville
On July 22, 2021, Mr. Danny Kay Wiley entered his home of eternal rest. Mr. Wiley was proceeded in death by his father, Mr. Jesse B. Wiley, and siblings, Lattrell Robinson and Jaso ...


Bobby Ray Beck, Sr., 76, Maysville
Mr. Bobby Ray Beck, Sr. age 76, of Maysville passed away Thursday, July 22, 2021 at his residence.  Mr. Beck was born in Commerce to the late, Ernest and Hazel McGinnis Beck.& ...
Wanda Martin Doster, 74, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Wanda Martin Doster, age 74, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Mrs. Doster was born in Hiawassee, G ...


Mrs. Ola Vernell Hayes Fleming age 75 of Gumlog Road, Martin passed away Thursday July 22, 2021 at her residence.   A daughter of the late Albert and Laura Crooks Hayes, ...
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.