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Local Obits for Sat. Jan 1st, 2022


Janice Cole Maddox, 68, Buford
Janice Cole Maddox, age 68 , of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, January 1, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Golden and Sallie Thomas Cole; sister Joan Cole ...


Stuart "Dick" Berger, 74, Sugar Hill
Stuart “Dick” Berger, age 74, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Saturday, January 1, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Steve and Mabel Berger; father-in-law ...
With sadness, love, and profound gratitude, the family of Radu Ivanovich Russu announces his passing on January 1, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton, GA. Fun ...


Jerry Juette Sullins, 71, Cornelia
  Mr. Jerry Juette Sullins, age 71 of Old Camp Creek Road, Cornelia passed away Saturday, January 1, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Ha ...


Gladys Ivey Cagle Cornell, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Gladys Ivey Cagle Cornell, 88, of Gainesville passed away January 1, 2022 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 8, 2022 in the Chap ...
Michael Edwin Johnson, 62, Oakwood
Michael Edwin Johnson, 62 of Oakwood, Georgia died December 25, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mike was born December 8, 1959 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina to Wilbur ...
Robert D. "Bobby" Vaughan, 73, Gainesville
Robert D. "Bobby" Vaughan, 73 of Gainesville passed away Saturday January 1, 2022 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Vaughan was the son of the ...


Polly Neese Jones, 71, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Polly Neese Jones, age 71 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Saturday, January 1, 2022.  Mrs. Jones was born in ...


Nancy Hightower Tumlin, of Lumpkin County, passed away on Saturday, January 1, 2022. Nancy was born on May 18, 1949, in Atlanta, Georgia, to the late Albert and Mary Hightower. ...


Burlon H. Couch, 88, Toccoa formerly of Flowery Branch
Burlon H. Couch, 88 of Toccoa, Ga., formerly of Flowery Branch, Ga., passed away Saturday January 1, 2022 at Habersham Medical Center. Born in Hall County, Mr. Couch had lived i ...
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.