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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jul 24th, 2022


Euna Lee Shirley, 89, Cumming
Euna Lee Shirley, born on the 21st day of the 6th month in 1933, passed away on July 22, 2022. She is preceded in death by her husband: John Edward Shirley; parents: Ruby ...


Betty Lorene Minton, 90, Dacula
Betty Lorene Minton, age 90, of Dacula, GA, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, James H. Minton; parents, Leonard and ...


Betty Teresa King Browner, age 66 of Baldwin, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2022. Born on February 1, 1956, in Toccoa, she was a daughter of the late W. G. King and Gladys S ...


Patsy Hodges, 76, Gainesville
Patsy Bryson Hodges was born December 17, 1945 in Lula, Ga and departed this life on July 24, 2022. She attended Fair Street and E. E. Butler High School, where she was c ...


David Mark McCurry, 61, Toccoa
  Mr. David Mark McCurry, age 61 of Highway 106, Toccoa passed away Sunday, July 24, 2022 at St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital, Lavonia, Georgia. A son of the late ...


Jeffery Alex Perry, 60, Cleveland
Mr. Jeffrey Alex Perry, age 60, of Cleveland, GA, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, on July 24, 2022. He passed peacefully with his wife and sister by his side.   ...
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.