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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 15th, 2022


Linda Gail Gilbert Clark, 71, Dawsonville
Linda Gail Gilbert Clark, 71, of Dawsonville passed away surrounded by her family Friday, July 15, 2022. Linda was a woman of strong Christian faith and was a faithful member of Le ...


Sundi Lea Witcher, 39, Buford
Mrs. Sundi Lea Witcher, age 39, of Buford passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2022.   Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, July 18, 2022 in the Chapel of Memori ...


Thomas Cecil Frier, Jr., 72, Gainesville
Mr. Thomas Cecil Frier, Jr. of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday July 15, 2022, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center - Braselton, surrounded by family, at the age of 72, followi ...
Richard Isom, 54, Gainesville
  Richard Antwan Isom was born on February 5, 1968 to Richard and Geneva Isom in Benton Harbor, MI. After a battle with cancer, he was called home to be with the lord on ...
James Rains, Sr., 66, Gainesville
James Rains, Sr. age 66 of Gainesville entered rest Friday July 15, 2022 at his residence. At this time no services will be held. Please share online condolences with the family ...
Kathleen Parks Truelove, 91, Murrayville
Mrs. Kathleen Parks Truelove, age 91, of Murrayville, Georgia passed away on Friday, July 15, 2022. She was born on March 13, 1931 in Hall County, Georgia to the late Daniel Webste ...


Billy Ray Maddox, 76, Hoschton
Billy Ray Maddox, age 76, of Hoschton passed away Friday, July 15, 2022. Survivors include his sons David Maddox and wife Donna and Jason Maddox; grandchildren Jase Maddox, Dillan ...


Mr. Glenn Woodward “Woody” Davis, age 69, of Helen, passed away Friday, July 15, 2022. Mr. Davis was born in Lumpkin County to the late Glenn C. and Bertie Mae Lunsf ...
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.