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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. May 27th, 2022

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Deborah Viola Lyle was born on June 11, 1960  in Winder, Georgia to the late John Willie Lyle and Annie Mae Campbell both of Winder. She was called home to be with the Lord on ...

Dawson

Maude B. Harben, 96, Dawsonville
Maude B. Harben, 96, of Dawsonville passed away Friday May 27, 2022 at her residence following a period of declining health.   Born January 16, 1926, Maude was a lifelon ...

Forsyth

Sylvia Baker Dickinson, 81, Cumming
Sylvia Baker Dickinson, age 81, went to be with our Heavenly Father in the evening of Friday, May 27, 2022. Sylvia was born on December 31, 1940 in Birmingham, Alabama to Roy Hu ...

Hall

Peggy Ann Beauchamp, 84, Flowery Branch formerly of Pensacola, FL
Peggy Ann Beauchamp, 84 of Pensacola, FL (recently of Flowery Branch, GA), died Friday, May 27, 2022.  Peggy was a Feisty Silver Diva, who was Loving and Caring and had a hear ...
Richard “Rick” Charles Bellows passed away in the company of his family on the evening of Friday, May 27th, 2022 from heart complications related to Alzheimer’s. ...
Randall Evans Sisk I, 58, Gainesville
Mr. Randall Evans Sisk, I, age 58, of Gainesville, passed away Friday, May 27, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville.   A Celebration of Life service will ...
Wayne Wilson, 81, Lula
Wayne Wilson, age 81, of Lula, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2022.    Born on November 2, 1940, in Gillsville, he was a son of the late Hallie “H.A.” W ...

Jackson

Baudelia (Buddy) Peoples, 89, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Baudelia (Buddy) Peoples, age 89 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest May 27, 2022, and went to her heavenly home where she joined ...

Other

Roberta S. McCoy, 88, Atlanta
Roberta S. McCoy, lovingly called Bobbie or Gobbie, went to her forever home on May 27, 2022. Bobbie was born March 7, 1934 to the late Earle and Naomi Schailey in Philadelphia, Pe ...

Stephens

Rickey Lee Waldrup, 57, Toccoa
  Mr. Rickey Lee Waldrup, age 57 of Toccoa passed away May 27, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Fred and Evelie Dover Waldrup, he was born A ...

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Yonah Colter, 43, Cleveland
Yonah Colter, age 43, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, May 27, 2022. Mr. Colter was born in Habersham County.  He is preceded in death by his father, Gregory Scott Colter. ...
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.