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Local Obits for Sun. Jul 10th, 2022


Anna Bodil Anderson, 86, Sugar Hill
Anna Bodil Andersen, age 86, of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away on July10, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Flemming Andersen; son, Sten Andersen; grandson, Nichol ...


Benny Ray Pate, 65, Clarkesville
Benny Ray Pate, age 65, of Clarkesville, GA passed away on July 10, 2022. He is preceded in death by his son Nathan Randall Pate, who is buried at Georgia National Cemetery. Ben ...


Carolyn Elda Conway Ebert, 84, Gainesville
Carolyn Elda Conway Ebert, born January 25, 1938, passed away peacefully on July 10, 2022 at the age of 84.  She was the daughter of Everet Dye Conway and Mildred Lathers.&nbs ...
Kathryn Marie Tocci, 35, Flowery Branch
Ms. Kathryn Marie Tocci, age 35, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, July 10, 2022, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, surrounded by her family. Interment will be 3:00 p.m., ...


Pat Thornton, 91, Cleveland
Our Momma, Pat Thornton, said goodbye to us on Sunday, July 10, 2022, headed to her Heavenly home with Jesus. Born the first child to Francis and Louise (Viles) Park in Dig ...
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.