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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 11th, 2022


Mark P. Barron, 65, Cumming
Mark P. Barron, age 65, peacefully passed away in his home, January the 11th 2022, after an extended battle with cancer. Born in Tampa, Florida February 15th 1956 as the fifth chil ...
Elisabeta Garneata, 94, Lawrenceville
Elisabeta Garneata, 94, of Lawrenceville, GA, died Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Funeral service will be held Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 10 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Int ...


Loma Jean Bolt, 89, Buford
Loma Jean Bolt, age 80, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. She is survived by daughters, Wendy Brock of Auburn, GA and Bonnie Britt of Buford; five grandchildr ...
Andrew John Boubel, 88, Buford
It is with sadness, love, and profound gratitude, that the family of Andrew John Boubel, 88, announces his passing on January 11, 2022, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Brase ...


Philip Robert O’Leary, 85, Mt. Airy
Philip Robert O’Leary, age 85 of Mt. Airy, passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2022.   Born in New York, New York on May 30, 1936, Phil was the son of the late Phil ...
Rosa Jean White, 86, Cornelia
Rosa Jean Porter White, age 86, of Cornelia, passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2022.  Born on June 14, 1935, in Commerce, she was a daughter of the late James Thomas and ...


Tina Mae Gaddis, 60, Flowery Branch
Ms. Tina Mae Gaddis, 60, of Flowery Branch, passed away Monday, January 10, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.      The family will receive frien ...
Crystal Wheeler, 40, Gainesville
Crystal Wheeler, 40, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, January 11th. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.


Jewell Estell Stowe Brown, 94, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Jewell Estelle Stowe Brown, age 94 of Braselton, Georgia who entered rest Tuesday, January 11, 2022.  Mrs. Brown wa ...
Thermon LeRoy Maddox, 76, Commerce
Thermon LeRoy Maddox, age 76 of Commerce, GA passed away January 11, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his daughter, Brenda Denise Maddox; parents, Ernest and Lula Bell Maddo ...
Sandra Whitfield, 68, Gillsville
Mrs. Sandra Whitfield, age 68, of Gillsville, GA died Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Whitfield was born in Buford to the late Richard and ...


Mr. Franklin Roosevelt Morrison, age 87, of Athens, GA died Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton.  Mr. Morrison was born in Commerce ...


Charlene Messier Chastain, 77, Eastanollee
Charlene Messier Chastain, age 77 of Eastanollee, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 11, 2022.   Born in Massachusetts on November 02, 1944, she w ...


Andrea Shawman Burnham, 54, Cleveland
Andrea Shawman Burnham, age 54 passed away, Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Andrea was born on January 5, 1968, to John Shawman and Betty Bialkowski Shawman. She worked as a Certifie ...
Thomas Anthony “Tony” Martin, age 64 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Mr. Martin was born February 9, 1957 in Ft. McPherson, GA to the late Thoma ...
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.