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Local Obits for Sun. Jul 31st, 2022


Sandra Kerr, 80, Snellville
Sandra Kerr, 80 of Snellville, Ga. passed away July 31, 2022. At this time no formal services will be held, and a private family burial will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery. ...


Charlotte Ann Holcomb, 70, Mt. Airy
Charlotte Ann Nation Holcomb, age 70, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2022.  Born on October 19, 1951, in Toccoa, she was a daughter of the late Willie Lee Nat ...
Geraldine Roper, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Geraldine Roper, 87, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, July 31, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, ...


Hubert Leon Buice, 83, Gainesville
Hubert Leon Buice, 83 of Gainesville died Sunday July 31, 2022 at his residence. Born in Forsyth County, Mr. Buice had lived in Hall County for most of his life.  He was th ...


Dorothy Horne, 87, Sandy Springs
Dorothy Horne, 87, of Sandy Springs, GA, died Sunday, July 31, 2022. Mrs. Horne has been cremated and no service is scheduled at this time. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-69 ...


Wandra Lowe, 48, Atlanta
Wandra Lowe, 48, of Atlanta, GA, died Sunday, July 31, 2022. A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 10 AM at Victory World Church- Hamilton Mill. Pa ...
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.