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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 3rd, 2022


Rev. James “Palmour” Loggins, 94, of Dawsonville, Georgia passed away at his residence on January 3rd, 2022 and his beloved wife, Doris Hulsey Loggins, 87, of Dawsonvil ...


Henry Donald (Don) Barnes, 92, passed away at his home in Hoschton, Georgia on January 3, 2022, with his adoring wife and family at his side after a battle with congestive heart fa ...


Mr. Alvin Charlie Hudson Jr. (aka)( Skeet) was born to the late Mr. Alvin Charlie Hudson Sr. and Mrs. Willie Mae Hudson of Carrollton GA on February 4, 1966. He departed ...
Rhonda Lanphear Hunt, 62, Gainesville
  The family of Rhonda Lanphear Hunt are saddened to announce her passing on Monday, December 27th, 2021 at 62 years of age. She was surrounded by her family as she went ho ...
Paulino Turcios, 61, Gainesville
Mr. Paulino Turcios, 61, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, January 3, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Campus. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. F ...


Ion Balaban, 99, Commerce
Ion Balaban, age 99 of Commerce, GA passed away Monday, January 3, 2022 at his residence. Born on May 4, 1922 in Saseni Galati, Romania, Mr. Balaban was the son of the late Andr ...


Janice Chapman Bennett, 85, Summerville
  Janice Chapman Bennett, age 85 of Summerville, passed away on Monday, January 3, 2022.  Born in Demorest, Georgia on December 25, 1936, she was the daughter of ...


Nick Baum, 50, Cleveland
Nick Baum, 50 of Cleveland passed away Monday January 3, 2022.  Nick was born December 19, 1971 in Paso Robles, CA, to Lauren R. and Deana M. Baum. Nick has moved on to his ...
Robert “Robi” Lee Wilkins III, age 55, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, January 3, 2022. Mr. Wilkins was born on October 4, 1966, in Clayton County, to Robert Le ...
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.