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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 6th, 2022


JoAnn Carithers Webb, 81, Clarkesville
JoAnn Carithers Webb, age 81, of Clarkesville, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 6, 2022. Mrs. Webb was born on March 12, 1940 in Atlanta, Georgia to the lat ...


Wayne E. Clark, 84, Gainesville
Wayne E. Clark, 84 of Gainesville, GA, passed away on January 6, 2022.  He was the husband of 59 years to the late Betty Jo (Young) Clark. Wayne was born in Gainesvill ...
Robert William Dobson, 61, Gainesville
Robert W. Dobson, 61, passed away on January 6, 2022. He was born on March 28, 1960 in Kingsville Texas. He was an Engineer, Inventor, Author, Business Owner, Father, and Grandfath ...
Richard “Dick” Alan Farrell, 74, beloved husband of 50 years to Fran (Jazab) Farrell, stepped into the presence of Jesus at 12:32 am, ...
Virginia Ruth Williams, Gainesville
It is with deep sadness the family of Virginia Ruth Williams announces her passing on Thursday, January 6, 2022. Virginia was lovingly known as "Mima" to her fami ...


Mr. Robert “Joe” Joseph Lewis, age 90, of Braselton, Georgia, passed away Thursday, January 6, 2022. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Monday, January 10, 2 ...


Johnny Lee Dispain, 61, Cleveland
Johnny Lee Dispain, age 61, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, January 6, 2022. Mr. Dispain was born on May 21, 1960, in Dahlonega, Georgia, to Frances Medley Dispain and th ...
Mattie Kate Mizell, 69, Cleveland
  Mattie Kate Mizell, 69, died Thursday, January 6, 2022, in Cleveland, Georgia.  She was a resident of Cleveland, Georgia for more than 50 years. Born on April 19, 19 ...
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.