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Local Obits for Thu. Jun 2nd, 2022


Cecil Jones, 81, Dawsonville
Cecil Jones, 81, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday, June 2, 2022, at his residence. He was born November 1, 1940, to the late Henry and Edna Jones and was a lifetime residen ...


Gary Dale Bryson, 67, Clarkesville
Gary Dale Bryson, age 67 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 02, 2022. Born in Demorest, Georgia on May 15, 1955, he was a son of Edna Owens Bry ...


Marjorie Sue Leach, Gainesville
Marjorie Sue Leach of Gainesville, GA passed away on June 2, 2022.
Wanda Lafaye Lowe, 55, Lula
Wanda Lafaye Lowe, 55, of Lula, Georgia passed away peacefully at Northeast Georgia Medical Center on June 2nd, 2022, surrounded by her family and loved ones. Wanda grew up in H ...
Tyler Clark Norris, 28, Oakwood
Mr. Tyler Clark Norris, age 28 of Oakwood, passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at his residence. Mr. Norris was born June 21, 1993 to John & Carolyn Norris in Gainesville, ...


Marion Iversen Waaland, 95, Brooklyn, New York
Marion Iversen Waaland, 95, passed away on June 2, 2022 at her home with her loving family by her side. Marion was born August 17, 1926 in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Einar Pahr and Minnie I ...


Thomas Clinton Everett Jr., 66, Sautee Nacoochee
Thomas Clinton Everett, Jr., age 66, of Sautee, passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2022.   Mr. Everett was born on July 10, 1955, in Atlanta, Georgia, to the late Thomas C ...
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.