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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 14th, 2022

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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Linda Faye Whitlock Weaver, age 74 of Winder, Georgia who entered rest Tuesday, June 14, 2022.  Mrs. Weaver was born in Jefferso ...
Betty Jo Melton Witcher, age 90, of Winder, GA passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Horace Witcher; parents, Carl T. M ...

Gwinnett

Loyd Thrasher, 98, Buford
Loyd Thrasher, age 98, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 73 years, Thelma Porter Thrasher; parents, Alvin and Zina ...
Sandra Rush Walker, 71, Dacula
Sandra Rush Walker, 71, of Dacula, GA passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. She was preceded in death by parents, Joe and Sarah Rush, and grandson, Joshua Chosewood.  Ms. Wal ...

Habersham

John L. Gray, 88, Tallulah Falls
John L. Gray, age 88 of Tallulah Falls, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. Born in Shreveport, Louisiana on August 16, 1933, he was a son of the la ...
Nancy H. Stovall, 99, Cornelia
Mrs. Nancy H. Stovall, age 99 of Cornelia passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at her residence. A daughter of the late Charles Crawford Hipps and Pertha Forster Hipps, she was bo ...

Hall

James (Jim) William MacMaster age 75, of Maysville passed away Tuesday June 14, 2022. Jim was born on December 10, 1946, to the late Robert and Phyllis MacMaster of Townsend, MA ...
Shelba Jean Martin, 84, Gainesville
 Mrs. Shelba Jean Martin, age 84 of Leesburg, Florida, formerly from Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at The Cove at Tavares Assisted Living following an ext ...
Eugene F. Wilson, Clermont
Eugene F. Wilson, of Clermont, Ga. died on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Christian Hill Baptist Church, Clerm ...

Jackson

Steve Daniel Collins, 79, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Steve Daniel Collins, age 79 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Tuesday, June 14, 2022.  Mr. Collins was born in Jefferson, G ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Patricia Ann Argo Cantrell, 87 of Dahlonega. Mrs. Cantrell was born in the “Old Jail” in Lumpkin County on June 14, 1935 to her parents Kenneth & Velma ...

Other

Joel Alton Wise, 80, Dillard, formerly of Gainesville
Joel Alton Wise died at home June 14, 2022.    He was born in Terrell County, Georgia, on May 21, 1942, to Joe Parks and Veta Watson Wise.   He was emplo ...
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.