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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 1st, 2022


Pascuala V. Benitez, 56, Buford
Mrs. Pascuala V. Benitez, age 56, of Buford passed away Friday, July 1, 2022 at Emory University Hospital. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 9, 2022 in the Cha ...


Larry David McEntire Sr., 73, Demorest
Larry David McEntire, Sr., age 73 of Panama City, Florida formerly of the Habersham Mills Community, Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 30, 2022 afte ...


Judith Ann Cody, Gainesville
Judith Ann Cody of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on July 1, 2022.
Charles E Godfrey, 64, Flowery Branch
Charles E. Godfrey, 64, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Inie Myers Godfrey; sister, Evelyn Godfre ...
Jerry Lamar Pardue, 63, Gainesville
Jerry Lamar Pardue, age 63 of Gainesville entered rest Friday July 1, 2022 at his residence with his family by his side.   Jerry was born October 18, 1958 in Gainesville ...


Pearl Haley Sanders, 88, Nicholson
Mrs. Pearl Haley Sanders, age 88, of Nicholson, GA died Friday, July 1, 2022 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Sanders was born in Royston to the late Callaway and Pauline ...


Mary Carter Williams, 100, Kennesaw
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mary Carter Williams, 100, of Kennesaw, Georgia, passed away peacefully after a brief illness on July 1, 2022. She was born to the late ...
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.