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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 28th, 2022


Mariah Ann Francis Seabolt was ushered into the presence of God on July 28, 2022. She was preceded in death by her mother, Barbara Ann Seabolt. Mariah is survived by her father, Ke ...


Bruce Arrendale, 82, Clarkesville
Bruce Arrendale, age 82 of Clarkesville, passed away July 28, 2022.   Born in the Batesville Community on February 20, 1940, Bruce was the son of the late William &ldquo ...
Janice G. Peters, 66, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Janice G. Peters, age 66, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton. Memorial Services will be held at a ...
Mary Goss Umbehart, 82, Mt. Airy
Mary Goss Umbehant, age 82 of Mt. Airy, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2022. A lifelong native of Habersham County, Mrs. Umbehant born on September 12, 1939.  She was the d ...


Ralph Gilmer, 74, Gainesville
Ralph Gilmer, affectionately known as Jitter, was born on January 31, 1948 and departed on July 28, 2022. He attended E.E. Butler High School. His love for cars led him to study me ...
Bertha Grace Stringer Keels, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Bertha Grace Stringer Keels of Flowery Branch,Georgia passed July 28,2022.  Celebration of Life Services will be held, Saturday, August 6,2022,11:00AM at Mount Zion Bapti ...
Melissa Ursula Trigg, 51, Murrayville
Mrs. Melissa Ursula Trigg, age 51 of Murrayville, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at her residence following an extended illness.   The family will receive friend ...


James Melvin Adams, 80, Commerce
Mr. James Melvin Adams, age 80, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, July 28, 2022 at Avery Place.  Mr. Adams was born in Commerce to the late James Bennie and Daisy Bridges Adams.& ...


Frank Dee Coggins, Jr., 50, Jackson, formerly of Buford
Frank Dee Coggins, Jr., age 50, of Jackson, GA, formerly of Buford, GA, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Ethelene Co ...


Misti Newkirk Higgins, 44, Toccoa
Ms. Misti Newkirk Higgins, age 44 of Robinson Way, Toccoa passed away Thursday, July 28, 2022 at the Stephens County Hospital.   A daughter of Butch and Sheryl Swafford ...


Richard Eugene Tinius, Sautee Nacoochee
A memorial service and reception will be held at the Nacoochee Presbyterian Church in late fall as a joyful celebration of the life of Richard Eugene Tinius, loved by his family an ...
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.