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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 21st, 2022


Mrs. Mary Kathleen (Rose) Futrelle, age 98, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2022. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am Friday, June 24, 2022 at Memor ...
Donald Joe Kerns, 85, Gainesville
Mr. Donald Joe Kerns, age 85 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, J ...
Robert Harold Long, 88, Gainesville
Robert Harold Long, age 88 of Gainesville entered heaven Tuesday June 21, 2022 at his residence with his family by his side. Robert was born June 13, 1934 in Cleveland, Georgia ...
Terry Ward Sorrells, 59, Gainesville
Terry Ward Sorrells, born on June 1st, 1963, has passed away at the age of 59, on June 21st, 2022. He leaves in this life his son, Christian Sorrells, his younger brother and siste ...
Elsie Erna Weisenbacher, 99, Gainesville
Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel announces the death of Mrs. Elsie Erna Weisenbacher, age 99, of Gainesville, who passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.     Mrs. ...


Mrs. Betty Frances Howard Mize, age 89 of Skyline Drive, Toccoa passed away Tuesday June 21, 2022 at Stephens County Hospital. Born August 16, 1932 in Stephens County, Georgia; ...
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.