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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 21st, 2022


Timothy W. George, 57, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Timothy W. George, age 57 of Maysville, Georgia who entered rest Thursday, July 21, 2022.  Mr. George was born in Conyers, Georgi ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Charles “Charlie” Clifford Stephens, age 79 of Winder, Georgia (Ebenezer Community) who entered rest Thursday, July 21, 20 ...


Joan Elaine West Loudermilk, 83, Clarkesville
Joan Elaine West Loudermilk, age 83 of Clarkesville, Georgia and formerly of Mount Airy went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 21, 2022 at her residence surrounded by her ...
Imogene Purdy Trotter, 83, Cornelia
Imogene Purdy Trotter, age 83, of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2022.  Born on December 25, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Roy Purdy and Lilly Shirley P ...


Hildegard Diaz, Gainesville
Hildegard Diaz of Gainesville, GA passed away on July 21, 2022. Visitation will be Monday, July 25, 2022 at Hillside Chapel Funeral Home from 11:00 to 11:30AM. Funeral Servic ...
Mary Lou Hosch, 94, Gainesville
  Mrs. Mary Lou Hosch, age 94 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday Morning, July 21, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral se ...
Geneva Pittman was born May 6, 1928 and died July 21, 2022. She was a resident of Hall County, and formerly Covington, Georgia. Her father and mother Arthur and Elmer Edwards prece ...


Timothy Wayne Hale, 75, Toccoa
Timothy Wayne Hale -- "Tim" -- age 75, of Toccoa, Georgia passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center from complications of m ...
Glenn Junior Pitts, 72, Toccoa
Mr. Glenn Junior Pitts, age 72 of Toccoa, Georgia passed away Thursday, July 21, 2022 while under hospice care at the home of his daughter in Lavonia, Georgia with fami ...
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.