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Local Obits for Fri. Jan 14th, 2022


Randall Lamar Mize, Jr., 49, Sugar Hill
  Randall Lamar Mize, Jr., age 49 of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, January 14, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his father, Randall L. Mize, Sr.  He is ...


Jerry Lamar Carroll, 78, Clarkesville
  Jerry Lamar Carroll, age 78, of Clarkesville, passed away on January, 14, 2022. Born on January 13, 1944, in Demorest, he was a son of the late Albert James Carroll an ...
Margie McCollum, 90, Clarkesville
Margie McCollum, age 90, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, January 14, 2022. Mrs. McCollum was born on June 8, 1931 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late Willia ...


Irma Jean Christy, 79, Gainesville
Ms. Irma Jean Christy, 79, of Gainesville passed away Friday, January 14, 2022 at her residence. The family will receive friends at Memorial Park Funeral Home on Tuesday, Januar ...
Montine Lomax Roberts, 84, Gainesville
CELEBRATION OF LIFE - MONTINE LOMAX ROBERTS, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great- grandmother.   Montine Lomax Roberts, 84 years of age of Gainesville, Georgia, ...
Wiley Quillian Wade, Jr., 74, Gainesville
Mr. Wiley Quillian Wade, Jr., 74, of Gillsville passed away Friday, January 14, 2022, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus. Funeral services will be held at 2: ...


Fred Grace, 71, Cleveland
Mr. Fred Grace, age 71, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, January 14, 2022. Mr. Grace was born on August 20, 1950, to Gradner Grace and Georgia Davis. Fred Grace was a belo ...
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.