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Local Obits for Sat. Jun 11th, 2022

Gwinnett

Marcus Castleberry, 86, Alpharetta
Marcus Castleberry age 86 of Alpharetta died Saturday June 11, 2022. He was a member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church and joined Longstreet Baptist Church in 1955. He retired from F ...
Linda Pecquet Hurstell, 71, passed away peacefully at her home in Dacula, GA on June 11, 2022, after battling gallbladder cancer. She is survived by her four children, Douglas (Lau ...
Daniel Anthony “Tony” Malloway, 79, of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, June 11, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Madelyn Malloway; sister, Mar ...

Hall

Mrs. Geraldine (Gerry) Parks Alexander, age 81, of Murrayville passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 11, 2022.    She is preceded in death by her loving husban ...
Geraldine Patricia Alexander, 81, Murrayville
Mrs. Geraldine Patricia Alexander, 81, of Murrayville, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2022. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later and are in the care of Ander ...
Walter Robert Elliott, 82, Gainesville
Walter Elliott age 82 of Gainesville, Ga. died Saturday June 11, 2022, following an extended illness.   A Funeral service will be held 11 am Tuesday June 14,2022 at th ...
Jacob Daniel Nave, 23, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jacob Daniel Nave, age 23, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, June 11, 2022. Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Chestnut Mountain Church.&n ...
Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel announces the death of Mrs. Barbara Harrison Polsfuss, age 84, of Clermont, Georgia, who passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2022. The famil ...
Anthony D. Tatum, 57, Gainesville
Anthony D. Tatum, 57, of Gainesville, GA passed away Saturday, June 11, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, T.J. Tatum and Gloria Mayfield Hollis; and son, Austin Tatum, ...
Peggy Ann Walden, 82, Gainesville
Peggy Ann Walden, 82 of Gainesville died Saturday June 11, 2022.  Peggy was born on August 12, 1939, to the late Winston and Ruby Timms Bryant. In addition to her parents P ...

Jackson

James Edgar Gilstrap, 77, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Edgar Gilstrap, age 77 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered rest Saturday, June 11, 2022.  Mr. Gilstrap was born in Jefferso ...

Stephens

Mildred Gay Sparks, 94, Toccoa
Mrs. Mildred Gay Sparks age 94 of West Currahee Street, Toccoa passed away Saturday June 11, 2022 at her residence. Born April 25, 1928 in Brooks County,&nbs ...

White

Tina Lee Hembree, 49, Cleveland
Tina Lee Hembree, of Cleveland, Georgia, went to be with the Lord, at the age of 49, on June 11, 2022.  Tina Hembree was born on July 30, 1972, in Gainesville, Georgia.&nbs ...
Mr. John Thomas “JT” Jarrard Jr., age 73 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2022. Mr. Jarrard was born in Hall County to the late John Thomas Jarrard Sr an ...
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.