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Local Obits for Mon. Jun 6th, 2022


Betty Bryan Dyer, 84, Maysville
Betty Bryan Dyer, 84 of Maysville GA. passed away Monday June 6, 2022 after an extended illness. She was born February 2, 1938 in Gainesville, GA. She grew up in the Belmont area a ...


Darlene Lord, 59, Cumming
Darlene Lord, 59, of Cumming passed away Monday, June 6, 2022 at her residence following an extended illness. Born November 12, 1962, she was a lifelong resident of Forsyth Coun ...


Paul S. Galob, Jr., 62, Dacula
Paul S. Galob, Jr., 62, of Dacula, GA, died Monday, June 6, 2022. Graveside service will be held Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 2 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Gardens. Mr. Rex Bailey wi ...


Carolyn McAllister Wade, 68, Mt. Airy
Carolyn McAllister Wade, age 68, of Mt. Airy, passed away Monday, June 6, 2022.   Born on March 26, 1954, in Clarkesville, she was a daughter of the late James Marvin Mc ...


Jeannie Burtz Penland, 68, Gainesville
Mrs. Jeannie Burtz Penland, 68, of Gainesville passed away Monday, June 6, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Th ...
Delores Turner, Gainesville
Ms. Delores Turner was born on September 11th, 1947 in Gainesville, Ga to the late Iola Gilmore and Robert Forston of Gainesville, Ga. She attended Butler School System in Gainesvi ...


John Jared Holt, 83, Dahlonega
Mr. John Jared Holt, age 83, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, June 6, 2022.    Complete funeral arrangements are in the care of Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home and ...


Martha Jean Fowler Phillips, 71, Elberton formerly of Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Martha Jean Fowler Phillips, age 71 of Elberton, Georgia formerly of Jefferson who entered rest Friday, June 3, 2022.  Ms. Philli ...


Mr. Robert Denny Ainsworth, age 67 of Griffin Road, Martin, Georgia passed away Monday, June 6, 2022 at his residence. While the best person to write this would be Denny himse ...


Geraldine Butler Grizzel, 91, Murrayville
Mrs. Geraldine Butler Grizzel, age 91, of Murrayville, passed away Monday, June 6, 2022. Mrs. Grizzel was born in White County to the late Chastain and Vassie Wheeler Butler.&nb ...
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.