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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 23rd, 2021


Michael Charles Nelson, age 78, of Buford, GA, passed away Friday, July 23, 2021.  He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Patricia Nelson; children, Sandra Zimmerman (James) ...


Steve Gurr, 78, Gainesville
A Celebration of Life reception in remembrance of Steve Gurr will be held Saturday, July 31, 2021, from 3 pm to 5 pm at the Northeast Georgia History Center in Gainesville. &nbs ...
Pamela Irish Mangano, 67, Gainesville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Pamela Irish Mangano, age 67 of Gainesville, Georgia, who entered into rest Friday, July 23, 2021. Mrs. Mangano was born Ju ...


George Weyman Brown, 70, Nicholson
Mr. George Weyman Brown, age 70, of Nicholson passed away Friday, July 23, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mr. Brown was born in Athens to the late, Leonard Brown and ...
John Terry Heard, 62, Jefferson
John Terry Heard, age 62, of Jefferson, GA and formerly of Buford, GA went to his heavenly home on July 23, 2021. He was preceded in death by his father, James Winton Heard, his ...
  Joan Marjorie Livingstone Sands, of Maysville GA passed away on July 23, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services w ...


Ted McCager Self, 82, Dahlonega
    Ted McCager Self went to his Heavenly home on July 30, 2020 to be with his Lord and Savior and his family members and friends who made the same cross over bef ...


Barry David Wilbanks, 61, Cleveland
Barry David Wilbanks, 61, of Cleveland passed away Friday July 23, 2021.  Barry was born on February 19, 1960 in Atlanta, GA., to the late Henry and Mary Westbrooks Wilbanks. ...
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.