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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 26th, 2022

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Gerald Phillip Martin, 56, Winder
Mr. Gerald Phillip Martin, age 56 of Winder, passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. A memorial celebration of his life will be ...

Gwinnett

  Elmer Virgil “Alex” Berri, age 75, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2022.  He is survived by his children, Tammy (Richard) Merrill, Buford, ...
Evghenia Girbu, 85, Lawrenceville
Evghenia Girbu, 85, of Lawrenceville, GA, died Tuesday, July 26, 2022. Funeral service will be held Sunday, July 31, 2022 at 2 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pastor Manoliy G ...
Susan Fischer Sweitzer, 52, of Dacula, GA, died Tuesday, July 26, 2022. Mrs. Sweitzer has been cremated and no service is scheduled at this time. Susan is survived by her husband, ...

Habersham

April Heather Adkins, 62, Clarkesville
April Heather Adkins, age 62, of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2022. Mrs. Adkins was born in Bowling Green, Ohio.  She was a Health Care Administrator for Gai ...
Barbara Joann Gormon Richard, age 83, of Cornelia, passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2022.  Born on July 29, 1938 in New Castle, Indiana, she was a daughter of the late Jame ...

Hall

Kinney "Ronny" Martin, 70, Flowery Branch
Mr. Kinney “Ronny” Martin, 70, of Flowery Branch, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral servi ...
Bill McCurdy, 59, Flowery Branch
Bill McCurdy, 59, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. He was preceded in death by father, Bill Murdy; mother, Charon Campbell; and sister, Paul Dean McCurd ...
Nathaniel Snead Turner, 90, Gainesville
Nathaniel Snead Turner, III, age 90, of Gainesville, passed away peacefully at home with his loving family by his side on July 26, 2022.  He was born in Covington, Georgia on ...

Jackson

Phillip Edgar Leachman, 51, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Mr. Phillip Edgar Leachman 51 of Commerce. Service Friday July 29, 2022 at 1 PM from the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home. Burial in Jackson M ...

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Paula Breuer Gleason, 79, Tucker
Mrs. Paula Breuer Gleason, age 79 of Tucker, Georgia and formerly of Toccoa passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at Atria Park of Tucker. A daughter of the late Paul Garrett Breue ...

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Gaylon Watts Lusk, 87, Cleveland
Mrs. Gaylon Watts Lusk, age 87, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2022.  Mrs. Lusk was born in Rabun County to the late Robert and Leta Fuller Watts.  In add ...
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.