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Local Obits for Sat. Jun 18th, 2022


Jill Reeves, 61, Dawsonville
Jill Reeves, 61, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. Born July 8, 1960, Jill had lived in Daw ...


Heather Briana Carter Henderson-Baltimore, 39, of Sugar Hill, GA, died Saturday, June 18, 2022. Funeral service will be held Friday, June 24, 2022, at 2 PM at Hamilton Mill Memoria ...
Evelyn Sprouse Wallace, 85, of Buford, GA, entered her heavenly home Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Funeral service will be held Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 3 PM at Hamilton Mill Memoria ...
Kelly Ann Youngblood, 48, Buford
Kelly Ann Youngblood, age 48, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2022.  She is survived by her sons, Logan Youngblood, Tyler, TX, Landon Youngblood, Demorest, GA; ...


Sharon Diane Boyles, 74, Clarkesville
Sharon Diane Boyles, age 74 of Clarkesville entered rest Saturday June 18, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Sherry was born June 29, 1947 in Oviedo, Fl ...
Raymond Wooten Patton, 81, Cornelia
Raymond Wooten Patton, age 81, of Cornelia, went home to be with the Lord on June 18, 2022. Mr. Patton was born March 30, 1941 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late Gordon an ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Christopher Joseph “Chris” Martin, age 50 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered rest Saturday, June 18, 2022.  Mr. Martin ...
Ruby Nell Rucker, 93, Commerce
Mrs. Ruby Nell Rucker, age 93, of Commerce passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at her residence.  Mrs. Rucker was born in Commerce to the late, Johnny and Clara Washum Bond ...
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.