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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jul 25th, 2022


Marie Ballenger Clark, age 53 of Homer, GA passed away on Monday, July 25, 2022 at North East Georgia Medical Center.   Born on August 13, 1968 in Commerce, GA, Ms. Clar ...


William Charles “Chuck” Satty, 68, of Dawsonville, GA passed away at Northside Hospital Cherokee after an extended illness.  He was born in Birmingham, AL to the l ...


Ralph Thomas Wood, 83, Clarkesville
Ralph Thomas Wood, age 83, of Clarkesville, GA, passed Monday, July 25, 2022. Ralph was born in Commerce, GA to Allie Lee (Burroughs) Wood and Lester Paul Wood as the 8th of 13 ...


Kevin Lynn Bailey, 44, Dacula
Kevin Lynn Bailey, age 44, of Dacula, GA passed away on Monday, July 25, 2022. He was preceded in death by his mother, Patsy Childers Bailey. He is survived by his father, Gerald B ...
Edward A. Cummiskey, 88, Lawrenceville
Edward A. Cummiskey of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2022. He was 88. He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Elaine (Mariano) Cummiskey, his daugh ...


Sandra Thomas, Gainesville
  Sandra Thomas of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Monday, July 25, 2022. Visitation will be held at Hillside Chapel Funeral Home on Friday, July 29, 2022 from 11 ...


George J. Blackwell, Jr., 89, Gainesville
George J. Blackwell Jr. departed this life, peacefully, on Monday, July 25th after living a very full life. George loved his family. He would always greet those he knew and those h ...
Muriel Johnson, 36, Gainesville
Muriel Johnson 36 of Gainesville passed away Monday July 25th. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Muriel Alexis Johnson, 36, Gainesville
Muriel Alexis Johnson was born on February 28, 1986, at the American Army Hospital in Wurzburg, Germany. She transitioned to her heavenly home on July 25, 2022, at the Northeast Ge ...


Mark Timothy Pless, 39, Toccoa
Mr. Mark Timothy Pless, age 39 of Mulkey Road, Toccoa passed away Monday, July 25, 2022 at his residence. A son of Linda Perry Pless and the late Tim Pless, he was born October ...


Gordon Boudreau, Cleveland
Gordon Boudreau of Cleveland, Georgia passed away July 25, 2022, after battling cancer for 2 long years with strength and courage his oncologist wanted all to know he never wavered ...
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.