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Local Obits for Mon. May 23rd, 2022


Thomas “Tom” David Fuller passed away on May 23, 2022 at home with his family.    Funeral Services will be held at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel and Gar ...


Tina Poucher Hood, 60, Dacula
Tina Poucher Hood, 60, of Dacula, GA, died Monday, May 23, 2022. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 3 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pastor Danny New ...


Adell Wilson McAlister, 89, Demorest
Adell Wilson McAlister age 89 of Demorest, passed away Monday, May 23, 2022. Born in on June 8, 1932 she was a daughter of the late Lester Wilson and Ruby Black Wilson. Mrs. M ...


Moraima Oropeza, 66, Gainesville
Mrs. Moraima Oropeza, 66, of Gainesville passed away Monday, May 23, 2022. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA  30504 is in charge of arran ...


Jack Edward Balthazor, 65, Jefferson
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Jack Edward Balthazor, age 65 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Monday, May 23, 2022.  Mr. Balthazor was born in ...
Lavenia Wier Hall, 96, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lavenia Wier Hall, age 96 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Monday, May 23, 2022.  Mrs. Hall was born in Jefferson, Georgia ...


Mr. John Jeffrey “Jeff” Harris, age 65, of Dahlonega, passed away Monday, May 23, 2022.   Mr. Harris was born in Hall County on April 28, 1957, to the late E ...


Mr. Thomas (Tom) Edward Shannon, age 74 of Julia Lane, Toccoa passed away Monday, May 23, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville.   A son of the late W ...


Jackie P. Glaze, 87, Cleveland
Jackie P Glaze, age 87, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Monday, May 23, 2022.   Mr. Glaze was born on March 9, 1935 in White County, Georgia; he was the ninth of te ...
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.