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Local Obits for Wed. Jul 28th, 2021


Noah Henry “Bug” Wilson, Jr. age 68, of Winder, GA passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. He was preceded in death by parents, Noah and Carolyn Wilson, and sister, Vi ...


Peter Joseph Biegel, 77, Cumming
Peter Joseph Biegel, 77, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Peter was born April 10, 1944 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Moe and Frances Fox Biegel. He was the grea ...


Ann Frye Adams, 76, Clarkesville
Ann Frye Adams, age 76 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 following an extended illness. Born in Fulton County, Georgia on Februa ...
Carol Whitworth Allen, 67, Clarkesville
Carol Whitworth Allen, age 67 of Clarkesville, passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.  Born in Demorest, Georgia on September 27, 1953, she was a daughter of the late Rev ...
Randy Sosebee, 57, Alto
  Randy Sosebee, age 57, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Monday, July 12, 2021.   Mr. Sosebee was born on December 21, 1963 in Hall County, Georgia to Hayden Randol ...
Shirley Watts, 76, Clarkesville
Shirley Watts, age 76 of Clarkesville, passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, surrounded by her family.  Born in Clayton on April 22, 1945, she was a daughter of the late ...


Bryant Monroe Roland, 49, Gainesville
Bryant Monroe Roland, Gainesville, GA 49 years DOB: February 12, 1972 On July 28, 2021, beloved husband, son and brother, cherished father and friend  gained eternal ...
Benjamin Pirkle Boling, 35, Gainesville
Benjamin Pirkle Boling, age 35, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2021. No formal service is scheduled at this time. Online condolences may be made at w ...


Craig Lamar Emfinger, 42, Commerce
  Craig Lamar Emfinger, age 42, of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Craig was survived by his son, Ethan Emfinger; his wife, Brooke Emfinger; McKade, G ...
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.