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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 22nd, 2022


Mary Anne Sigers Herrin, 79, Cornelia
Mary Anne Sigers Herrin, age 79, of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 following an extended illness. Mrs. Herrin was born on September ...


Alvin Andrew Adams, 78, Flowery Branch
Mr. Alvin Andrew Adams, age 78, of Flowery Branch passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at New Horizon – Lanier Park. No Services will be held. Mr. Adams was born J ...
Lauren Ashley Thompson, 26, Gainesville
Miss Lauren Ashley Thompson, 26, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, 2022 in the Chapel of Memori ...
Jani Lynn Warner, Gainesville
Jani Lynn Warner left this earth on June 22 2022 to be with the Lord Jesus Christ in Heaven.  She was born in Viroqua, Wisconsin and left earth from Gainesville, Georgia.  ...
Elaine Liotta Yates, 79, Flowery Branch
Elaine Liotta Yates, age 79, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2022.  Mrs. Yates was born on February 6, 1943 in Brooklyn, NY.  She was a retired scho ...


Dessa Budzyn VanSchuyver, 69, Braselton
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Dessa Budzyn VanSchuyver, age 69 of Braselton, Georgia who entered rest Wednesday, June 22, 2022.  Mrs. VanSchuyver wa ...


Opal Gertrude Stevens, 93, Athens
Opal Gertrude Couey Stevens, age 93 of Athens, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2022.   Born on Feb. 16, 1929 in Hawkinsville, GA, Mrs. Stevens was the daughter of ...
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.