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Local Obits for Tue. May 17th, 2022


Tessa Lynn Forrester Croy age 56 of Alto, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022.    Born on November 11, 1965 in Tampa, Florida, she was the daughter of Thomas ...


    Lieutenant Colonel “Coach” Curtis Williams, age 68 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Born in Clark ...


Patsy Flanagan Lothridge, 80, Gainesville
Patsy Flanagan Lothridge, 80 of Gainesville passed away peacefully with her family by her side on May 17, 2022.   She was born to the late Hubert and Gladys Bulloch Flan ...
Halie Goodson, 32, Buford
Halie Goodson, age 32, of Buford, Georgia formerly of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.   Halie was born on August 26, 1989 in Gainesville, Geor ...
David William Grogan, 76, Gainesville
Mr. David William Grogan, 76, of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at his residence following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, M ...
Angel Navarro, 16, Gainesville
Mr. Angel Navarro, 16, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Monday, May 23, 2022 AT St. John Paul II Catholic Church. Interment will be i ...


Loyd Eugene Evans, 87, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Loyd Eugene Evans, age 87 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Tuesday, May 17, 2022, after a period of declining health.  Mr. ...


Lynda Barfield Berninger, 62, Cleveland
Mrs. Lynda Barfield Berninger, age 62, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Mrs. Berninger was born in Miami, FL to Phylis Ledford Barfield and the late Charles Barf ...
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.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.