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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jul 16th, 2022

Gwinnett

Brian Taylor Adams, 44, Flowery Branch
Brian Taylor Adams, age 44, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his father, Earl Taylor “Buddy” Adams; mothe ...
David Hudson, 71, Lawrenceville
David Hudson, age 71, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022.  He is survived by his children, Christopher G. Roe of Los Angeles, CA, Leah A. Hudson of A ...
Glen-Dora Roling, 75, Buford
Miss Glen-Dora Roling, age 75, of Buford, GA passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 16, 2022.  She was preceded in death by parents, Glen Roling and Gladys Dora Ammons Roling, ...

Habersham

Christopher Garrett, 58, Demorest
Christopher Garrett, age 58, of Demorest, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022.  Born on June 1, 1964, he was a son of the late W.G. Garrett and Mary Eldarado Erwin Garre ...

Hall

Joseph Wayne Braswell, 75, Gainesville
Joseph Wayne Braswell was born on January 7, 1947 in Metter, GA to Doc (Wilbur) and Geri Braswell of Gainesville, GA. He attended college at Georgia Southern University, earning ...
Betty Watkins Carter, 76, Gainesville
Mrs. Betty Watkins Carter, age 76, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022. Betty is preceded in death by her parents W.T. and Nellie Reed Watkins and bro ...
John Jerry Robertson, 85, Gainesville
John Jerry Robertson departed this life on Saturday, July 16, 2022.  He was born in Dawson County on October 17, 1936 to the late Taylor J. and Mildred Stephens Robertson. He ...
Jessie "Marilyn" Roper, 90, Gainesville
Jessie "Marilyn" Roper, 90 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022.  Visitation July 18, 2022 12-2 Hillside Chapel Funeral Home Funeral servi ...
David Albert Sellers, 69, Gainesville
David Albert Sellers, son of the late Malvin Albert Sellers and Nellie Mae Loggins Sellers, died unexpectedly at home on July 16th at the age of 69. David is survived by his son ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Shelva Jean Hughes Dobbins, age 74, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Saturday July 16, 2022. Mrs. Dobbins was born in Marietta, ...
Amos Lee Stover, 97, Maysville
Mr. Amos Lee Stover, age 97, of Maysville, GA passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. in the Chapel of M ...

Other

Raven Nutt, 28, Decatur
Raven Nutt, 28, of Decatur, GA, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at 2 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Interment will f ...

Stephens

John Delane Smith, 68, Toccoa
  Mr. John Delane Smith, age 68 of Owl Swamp Road, Toccoa passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022 at his residence. A son of the late John Henry Smith and Pearl Lily Stock ...
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.