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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jun 12th, 2022


Sybil Ann (Jones) Jordan, 84, of Auburn, GA, went to be with Our Lord after an extended illness, Sunday, June 12th, 2022.   She was preceded in death by her husband of ...


Gaines Lewis “Bud” Waldon, age 89, of Alto, passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2022.  Born on August 15, 1932 in Gainesville, a son of the late Rev. Lee Waldon and ...
Linda “Lynn” Hunt Westmoreland, age 71 of Alto, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 12, 2022 following an extended illness. Born in Clarkesvil ...


Carol Anderson, 69, Murrayville
  Mrs. Carol Anderson, age 69, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, June 12, 2022. She was born on July 14, 1952, in Dahlonega, Georgia to the late O.G. Seabolt and the late Al ...
Thomas Walter Sheffield (Tommy), who turned 91 on June 1st, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, June 12th.  He attended LSU School of Banking in Baton Rouge, LA, and ser ...
Sue Fowler Sneed, 80, Gainesville
Sue Fowler Sneed, 80 of Gainesville quietly passed from this earth into the presence of the Lord and was reunited with all of those loved ones going before who had died in Christ o ...
Dennis J. Stahl, 78, Flowery Branch
Mr. Dennis J. Stahl, age 78, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, June 12, 2022. Mr. Stahl was born October 27, 1943 in San Diego, California to Jay & Donna Stahl, while Ja ...


Clair Nelson Staples, 91, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Clair Nelson Staples, age 91 of Maysville, Georgia who entered rest Sunday, June 12, 2022.  Mr. Staples was born in East Stroudsb ...


Lois Marie "Ree" Adams, 74, Dahlonga
    Mrs. Lois Marie “Ree” Adams, age 74, of Dahlonega, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2022. Ree was born in Birmingham, Alabama, on June 3, 1948, to ...


Legacy Hardison, inf, Stone Mountain
Legacy Hardison 3months of Stone Mountain passed away on Sunday, June 12th. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
William Donald (Donnie) Whigham passed away peacefully on the morning of June 12, 2022 with his wife, Lisa, by his side. Donnie and Lisa were married for 48 years and live the last ...
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.