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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jun 29th, 2022

Gwinnett

Ruth Roebuck Davis, 89, Sugar Hill
Ruth Roebuck Davis, age 89, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Clyde C. Davis; parents, Herman a ...
Nikki Anne Schwaller, 68, Buford
Nikki Anne Schwaller, 68, of Buford, Georgia died on June 29, 2022. Ms. Schwaller was born on November 9, 1953 in Cleveland, OH but grew up in Orange, CT before moving to Dunwoody, ...
  Memorial Park East Braselton Chapel announced the passing of Dr. Arthur "Art" Joseph Williams, age 77, of Hoschton, Georgia, on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. F ...

Hall

Michael Gene Conner, 66, Flowery Branch
Mr. Michael Gene Conner, 66, of Flowery Branch, GA went into the arms of Jesus Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at his residence. A memorial service for Mr. Conner will be announced at ...
Naomi Tribulan, Gainesville
Yesterday, June 29th, 2022, Naomi Tribulan, of Gainesvsille, a beautiful soul and spirit crossed over into heaven. I know beyond anything she is happy and at peace. There are going ...
Ms. Hannah Sierra Turner, 27, of Lula, passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at her residence following a sudden illness.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tue ...

Jackson

JoAnn Murders, 82, Commerce
JoAnn Murders, age 82, entered into rest on Wednesday, June 29, 2022.   JoAnn was born in 1939 in Sugarland, Texas to the late Martin and Helen Bach. During WWII she and ...
Kenneth Lee Nicholson, 83, Commerce
Mr. Kenneth Lee Nicholson, age 83, of Commerce passed away peacefully on June 29, 2022 at St. Mary’s Hospital.  Mr. Nicholson was born in Commerce to the late, Ernest Le ...
Virginia Jean Whobrey, 91, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Jean Whobrey, age 91, of Jefferson, Georgia, who entered rest on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Mrs. Whobrey was born in Dorset, ...

Lumpkin

Andrea (Machi) Chrysanthis Lee, 63, of Dahlonega, Georgia; passed away on June 29th, 2022 following a long and hard battle with cancer. Machi was born in Pensacola, Florida and rai ...

Other

Lester Dove, 76, Danielsville
Lester Dove, age 76, of Danielsville, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Born on March 4, 1946 in Franklin County, GA, Mr. Dove was the son of the late John and Myrtie ...
George "Truett" Fincannon, 77, Carnesville
George "Truett" Fincannon, age 77, of Carnesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 following a sudden illness. Mr. Fincannon was born ...
Jack Howard Uhlir, 83, Bowman
Jack Howard Uhlir, age 83 of Bowman, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Born on Aug. 5, 1938 in Cleveland, Ohio, Mr. Uhlir was the son of the late James and Eila Davis ...

White

Jack J. Davis, 92, Cleveland
Jack J. Davis, age 92, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Mr. Davis was born on June 4, 1930, in Upson County, Georgia, to the late John and Sindia Davis.&nb ...
Isaac (Ike) George Tipton native of White County, passed away at his home in Costa Mesa, California on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, with his family by his side.   He left G ...
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.