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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 23rd, 2022


Martha Lucille Rice Powell, age 95, of Banks County, Georgia passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2022. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at the ...


Eugenia Howard Hayes, 83, Statham
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Eugenia Howard Hayes, age 83 of Statham, Georgia who entered rest Saturday, July 23, 2022.  Mrs. Hayes was born in Jef ...


John Eugene Loggins, 75, Mt. Airy
John Eugene Loggins, age 75, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2022. Born on December 26, 1946 in Demorest, he was a son of the late William “Bill” Logg ...


Phyllis L. Adami, 74, Gainesville
Phyllis L. Adami, 74 of Gainesville, died Saturday July 23, 2022.   Little & Davenport Funeral Home.
Wayne Fauscett, Gainesville
Wayne Fauscett passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2022.  He was born on January 18, 1951, in Gainesville, GA and was the only child of Andrew Ansel and Mamie Velma (Buffington) ...
Jessie R. Morrison, 80, Elberton
Mrs. Jessie R. Morrison was born on September 25, 1942 in Elberton, GA to the late Rivers Harper and Ethel Fortson Harper. She departed this earthly life on July 23, 2022 at Anmed ...


Vernon Dockery, 83, Dahlonega
Vernon Dockery, age 83 of Dahlonega, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022. Mr. Dockery was born October 12, 1938 in Lumpkin County to the late Charles Henry Dockery and Bertha Le ...


Johnnie Ernest Brown, 85, Maitland, FL. formerly of Roswell
Johnnie Ernest Brown, age 85 of Maitland, Florida and formerly of Roswell, Georgia went home to be with his dear wife, Lila and his Lord & Savior on Saturday, July 23, 2022 fol ...


Brenda Joy Wright, 57, Martin
Belinda Joy Wright, age 57, of Martin, Ga passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022. Belinda loved many things including the beach, country music, cooking, baking, Christmas time, her do ...
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.