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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jun 26th, 2022

Habersham

Joan M. Feorino, 91, Clarkesville
Joan M. Feorino, 91, of Clarkesville, GA, a devoted wife and mother, died June 26 at home with her beloved family. Joan was born Jan. 19, 1931, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter o ...
Carolyn Sue Luthi, 79, Clarkesville
      Carolyn Sue Luthi, age 79 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 26, 2022. Born in the small town of Dockery in Ric ...

Hall

Patricia Ann King, 87, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Patricia Ann King, age 87, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, June 26, 2022 at her residence, surrounded by family. Private Services will be held at a later date. Mrs ...
Shirley Ann Pitchford, 82, Gainesville
Shirley Ann Pitchford, 82 of Gainesville died Sunday June 26, 2022 at her residence. Born in Nantahala, North Carolina, Shirley had lived in Hall County for most of her lif ...
Renee Bond Wetzel, 49, Gainesville
Mrs. Renee Bond Wetzel, 49, of Gainesville passed away suddenly Sunday, June 26, 2022.   Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, July 2, 2022 in the Chapel ...

Lumpkin

Linda Gaddis Coker, 77, Dahlonega
Mrs. Linda Gaddis Coker, age 77 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2022. She was born on March 15, 1945 in Hall County to the late Odell Gaddis and the late Olea ...

Other

Jason Olin Lee, 42, Villa Rica
Mr. Jason Olin Lee, age 42, of Villa Rica passed away Sunday, June 26, 2022.    Jason was born in Atlanta on December 28, 1979.  He was preceded in death by hi ...
Sally Jean Lindquist White passed on June 26, 2022 in Buford, Georgia after battling cancer for 4 years. She was born on October 13, 1947, in Central Islip, NY to Donald Lindquist ...

White

Nellie Mae Hayes Conner, 88, Cleveland
Mrs. Nellie Mae Hayes Conner, resident of Cleveland, GA passed away Sunday, June 26, 2022 after suffering cancer at the age of 88. Her son and daughter in law, Kelly were by her ...
William Coy Johnston, 85, Cleveland
William Coy Johnston passed away on June 26, 2022, at the age of 85.  He was the child of Coy Kelley Johnston and Mary Gladys Perry Johnston and was born in Baltimore, MD. ...
Harold G. Palmer, 64, Cleveland
  Harold G. Palmer, 64, of Cleveland, passed away, Sunday, June 26, in the Hospice Unit at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia. Harold fought a brave ...
Hilda Jane Seymore, 73, Cleveland
Mrs. Hilda Jane Seymore, age 73, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2022, at her residence.  Mrs. Seymore was born in South Carolina to the late Claude and Ruth Hol ...
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.
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.