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Local Obits for Sun. Jun 5th, 2022


Katherine Ann Paparone, 63, Statham
Katherine Ann Paparone, age 63 of Statham Ga, passed away Sunday June 5, 2022. Funeral services will be held 4:00 Sunday June 12, 2022 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. The family wil ...


Alvera Ladwig Christensen, 86, Lawrenceville
Alvera Ladwig Christensen, age 86, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on Sunday, June 5, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, William L. Christensen; so ...


Salomon Camargo-Jurado, 56, Gainesville
Mr. Salomon Camargo-Jurado, 56, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, June 5, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Satur ...
Ralph Duttweiler, Gainesville
  Ralph Duttweiler passed away quietly on June 5, 2022 after spending almost two enjoyable years at Phoenix on Lanier.   Devoted husband of Gloria Minch Duttweile ...


Michael Ray Martin, 62, Eastanollee
Michael Ray Martin, age 62, of Eastanollee, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2022. Born on August 2, 1959 in Toccoa, he was a son of the late Rev. William Richard “Bill” ...
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.