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Local Obits for Mon. Jul 18th, 2022


Betty Jane Grogan, 84, Cumming
Betty Jane Grogan, 84, of Cumming, GA passed away on Monday, July 18, 2022, at Lanier Place, Cumming, GA.  She was born in Dawsonville, GA to the late Robert William and Emmi ...


Bobby C. Baum, 89, Duluth
Bobby C. Baum, age 89, of Duluth, GA, passed away on Sunday, July 18, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his wife Shigeko Matuzwa Baum.  Mr. Baum is survived by his child ...
Tiffany Massey Reynolds, 37, Demorest
Tiffany Massey Reynolds, age 37, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Monday, July 18, 2022. Ms. Reynolds was born on January 5, 1985 in Clarke County, Georgia. She was preceded ...


Verbinia Ann Free, 83, Clarkesville
  Verbinia Ann Free affectionately known as “Beannie,” age 83 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 18, 2022 at her residence. ...


Laura Jane (Wearren) Trammell, 85, of Gainesville passed away at her home on Monday, July 18, 2022, with her daughters by her side, after a long and courageous battle with Alzheime ...


Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Hunter Gailey, age 72 of Commerce passed away on Monday, July 18, 2022 at her residence.  Mrs. Gailey was born in Atlanta to the late, Oliver Alonzo Hunte ...
Carolyn Sue Dunagan Garrett, 78, Pendergrass
  Mrs. Carolyn Sue Dunagan Garrett, 78, of Pendergrass, passed away Monday, July 18, 2022 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wed ...


Barbara Ann Sosebee, 66, Dahlonega
Ms. Barbara Ann Sosebee, 66, of Dahlonega, passed away Monday, July 18, 2022 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, July 21, 2022 in ...


Algene Freeman Martin, 82, Cleveland
  Algene Freeman Martin, age 82 of Cleveland, passed away Monday July 18, 2022. Algene was born in White County on April 6, 1940, to the late J.C. Freeman and Beulah Bar ...
Georgian Therese Wallace, 88, Cleveland
Mrs. Georgian Therese Wallace, age 88, of Cleveland, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her children, on Monday, July 18, 2022. Mrs. Wallace was born in Pittsburgh, PA to the ...
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.