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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 30th, 2022


Marian Liles MacDonald, 71, Dawsonville
    Mrs. Marian Liles MacDonald, age 71 of Dawsonville, formerly of Flowery Branch, passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2022 at Westbury Center for Nursing & He ...


Linda Gail Barron Chastain Jarvis, 73, of Cumming passed away Friday, July 30, 2022. She is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Virginia Barron and her husbands, Ray Chast ...


Margaret Nicol “Margo” Matra, 82, of Dacula, GA died Saturday, July 30, 2022. Mrs. Matra has been cremated and a memorial service will be held later. Hamilton Mill Memo ...


Barbara Ann Barton, 69, Gainesville
Barbara Ann Barton, 69, of Gainesville entered rest Saturday July 30, 2022 at her residence. Barbara was born May 28, 1953 in Gainesville to the late Arthur T. Dover & the l ...
Louise Childers Lipscomb, 94, Gainesville
Louise, an only child, was born, March 18, 1928, to Mr. and Mrs. Wallace and Julia Childers in Gainesville, Georgia. Louise lost her father at a very earlier age, but was raised by ...
Roger Lee Ward, 72, Murrayville
Mr. Roger Lee Ward, age 72, of Murrayville passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2022. Roger was born in Blue Ridge on June 12, 1950, to the late Freeman and Ruth Ward. He was a lif ...


Claudius Dunson Thurmond, 91, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Claudius Dunson Thurmond, age 91 of Jefferson, Georgia entered rest Saturday, July 30, 2022.  Mr. Thurmond was born in Jefferson, ...


Anthony Wigington, 56, Dahlonega
  Mr. Anthony Wigington, age 56 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on July 30, 2022 following a brief illness. He was born in Tate, Georgia on May 23, 1966. Anthony was a ...


Sharon Frazier, 75, Sautee
Sharon Frazier, age 75, of Sautee, passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2022. Mrs. Frazier was born on October 1, 1946, in Dallas, Texas, to the late Stanley and Lois Hodge Summers ...
Robert Henry Maynor, Jr., 35, Cleveland
Mr. Robert Henry Maynor Jr., age 35, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022, from injuries sustained in an automobile wreck. Robert was born in Atlanta on April 29, 1 ...
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.