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Local Obits for Mon. Jul 4th, 2022


Linda Ann Jenkins Queen, age 66, of Winder, GA passed away on Monday, July 4, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her husband, John Queen; parents, Charlie and Jean Miller Que ...


Mrs. Shirley Branson, age 76, passed peacefully in to the arms of her Lord on Monday, July 4, 2022 with her family by her side. She was born in Christianburg, Virginia to the late ...


Joel Lee Dodd, 41, Alto
    Joel Lee Dodd, age 41, of Alto, passed away on Monday, July 4, 2022.  Born on April 8, 1981, in Gainesville, he was a son of Franklin and Joy Dodd of Al ...


Betty Feagins Golden, 70, Gainesville
Betty Feagins Golden, 70, of Gainesville, GA, formerly of Buford, died Monday, July 4, 2022. Funeral service will be held Friday, July 8, 2022, at 3 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Ch ...


Ann Bonato Uhlir, 84, Bowman
Ann Bonato Uhlir, age 84 of Bowman, GA passed away on Monday, July 4, 2022. Born on Jan. 13, 1938 in Chicago, IL, Mrs. Uhlir was the daughter of the late Serafino and Emabule 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.