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Local Obits for Fri. May 20th, 2022


Timothy Randall Gaines, 61, Maysville
Mr. Timothy Randall Gaines, age 61 of Maysville, Georgia passed away Friday, May 20, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. A son of the late Hubert and Marth ...


Doris Jean Williams Evans, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Doris Jean Williams Evans was born March 12, 1935, to the late Clyde and Minnie Williams in Flowery Branch, Georgia. Her father was a sharecropper and a Jack-of-all-Trad ...
Mr. Stephan ‘Steve’ McDowell Hill, age 65, of Clermont, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center - Gainesville. Funeral Services will ...
Mary Patricia "Pat" Kirves, 84, Gainesville
Mary Patricia “Pat” Kirves, died Friday, May 20, 2022, in her home, Lanier Village, in Gainesville Georgia. She was 84 years old. Pat was born May 22, 1937, in Evans ...
Nichole Leigh Kornman, 35, Flowery Branch
Nichole Leigh Kornman of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed out of our lives and into the here-after on the morning of May 20, 2022.  She walked many paths during her 35 year ...
Sammie McNeal, Gainesville
On Friday morning, May 20, our beloved sister, Sammie, went home to be with the Lord. Sammie was a truly talented individual with a great sense of humor. A daughter of the late ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Rebecca Antoinette (Toni) Isler Curtis, age, 74 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Friday, May 20, 2022.  Mrs. Curtis was bo ...
Sammy Gene Meeler, 71, Jefferson
Mr. Sammy Gene Meeler, age 71, of Jefferson passed away Friday, May 20, 2022 at his residence.  Mr. Meeler was born in Commerce to the late, Plumer and Cleo Bell Chitwood Meel ...


David Roy Chastain Jr., 64, Mt. Rest, SC formerly of Helen
David Roy Chastain, Jr. age 64, of Mountain Rest, South Carolina, formerly of Helen, Georgia, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2022. Mr. Chastain was born on January 6, 1958, in D ...
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.