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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. May 24th, 2022


Christopher Aaron Barton, age 20, affectionately known as Chris, peacefully passed into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday May 24, 2022.   The ...


Jerry David Mulkey, 68, Dawsonville
Jerry David Mulkey, 68, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at Northside Forsyth Hospital, Cumming, GA.  He was born in Atlanta, GA to the late Frances Lo ...


Guy F. Hall, 96, Buford
Guy F. Hall, age 96, of Buford, GA, passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2022.  A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, 2022 in the Chapel of Flanigan Fune ...
Sandra Blalock Maynard, age 81, of Buford, GA, passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Irene Blalock; sister, Beatrice Smi ...


David Michael Byrd, 61, Alto
David Michael Byrd, age 61, of Alto, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Mr. Byrd was born July 7, 1960 in Habersham County to the late Jones Wiley Byrd a ...


Ron Brechter, 74, Gainesville
Ron Brechter January 31, 1948 - May 24, 2022   Ron Brechter, 74 of Gainesville passed away May 24, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illn ...
Janet Belcher McKeen, Gainesville
Janet Belcher McKeen January 24, 1942 – May 20, 2022 Daughter of Judge Allison Vernon Belcher and Ludie Herring Belcher, Goldie Janet Belcher McKeen was born on January ...


William Edward "Jimbo" Gaines, 79, Blairsville formerly of Pendergrass
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William Edward “Jimbo” Gaines, age 79 of Blairsville, Georgia (formerly of Pendergrass) who entered rest Tuesd ...
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.