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Local Obits for Mon. Jun 27th, 2022


Eugene Charles Raab, 75, Statham
Eugene Charles Raab 75, Statham Ga, was surrounded by his love ones as he was called home to be with Jesus on Monday June 27,2022. Gene or Geno as he was known by family and fri ...


Robert T. Arrowood, 80, Gainesville
On Monday, June 27, 2022 Robert T. Arrowood, 80, died following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 1, 2022 at Temple Missionary Baptist ...
Leoneve P. Whitmire, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Leoneve P. Whitmire, 87, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, June 27, 2022 following an extended illness.   Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, Jun ...


Troy Lee Strickland, 77, Commerce
  Troy Lee Strickland, age 77 of Commerce, GA passed away on Monday, June 27, 2022.   Born on May 20, 1945 in Royston, GA, Mr. Strickland was the son of the la ...


Mrs. Bonnie Mae Jones Lingerfelt, age 98 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 27, 2022. She was born on October 2, 1923 to the late Walter Jones and the late Izora W ...


Barbara Horton, 74, Cleveland
Mrs. Barbara Horton, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, June 27, 2022.    Mrs. Horton was born in Cairo, Georgia to the late Luther and Martha Lewis Wa ...
Sharon Denise Sears, 50, Belton, SC formerly of Banks County
Sharon Denise Sears, age 50, of Belton, South Carolina formerly of Banks County, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 27, 2022 following an extended illness. Mrs. Sears was born on ...


Mary Sue Stinespring Crawford was born in Cornelia, Georgia on March 25, 1925.  She went to heaven on June 27, 2022. Her father, Curtis Price Stinespring Sr., died w ...
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.