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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jul 2nd, 2022

Gwinnett

Anna Elizabeth Frere, 29, loving daughter of Jim and Leigh Frere, died Saturday July 2, 2022.  Elizabeth was born on April 9, 1993 in Atlanta and raised in Lawrenceville and S ...

Habersham

Merle Wood Frye, 87, Clarkesville
Merle Wood Frye, age 87, of Clarkesville, Georgia went to her heavenly home on Saturday, July 2, 2022, just eight days shy of her 88th birthday.   Mrs. Frye was born on ...
Merle Wood Frye, 87, Clarkesville
Merle Wood Frye, age 87, of Clarkesville, Georgia went to her heavenly home on Saturday, July 2, 2022, just eight days shy of her 88th birthday. Mrs. Frye was born on July 10, 1 ...
John Robert Howard, 51, Cornelia
John Robert Howard, age 51, of Cornelia, Georgia went to his heavenly home on Thursday, July 28, 2022.   Mr. Howard was born on October 6, 1970 in Hall County, Georgia t ...
Yvonne Allen Lindsay, 86, Clarkesville
Yvonne Allen Lindsay, age 86, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to her heavenly home on Saturday, July 2, 2022, following an extended illness, at Habersham Medical Center. Mrs. Lin ...

Hall

Thomas Walter Sheffield (Tommy), who turned 91 on June 1st, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, June 12th.  He attended LSU School of Banking in Baton Rouge, LA, and ser ...

Jackson

Gerald F. “Jerry” Wall passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 2, 2022 at his residence in Jefferson, GA. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 1, 1951.&nb ...

White

Norene Roberts Parker, 77, Cleveland
Mrs. Norene Roberts Parker, 77, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2022 at her residence following an extended illness. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a ...
Eugene Warwick, 75, Cleveland
Mr. Eugene Warwick, age 75, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2022.   Mr. Warwick was born August 23, 1946 in Cleveland to the late Herbert and Nellie Ledford ...
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.