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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 9th, 2022

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Cindy Self Thurmond, 50, Auburn
Cindy Self Thurmond, age 50, of Auburn, passed away Friday, July 9, 2022.  Memorial services will be held 6:00 pm Saturday, July 16, 2022 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  ...

Forsyth

Anthony A. Grant, 48, Buford
Anthony A. Grant, age 48, of Buford, GA, passed away on July 9, 2022.  He is survived by his mother, Corintha Jackson; children, Tykeisha People, Anthony Grant, Jr., Ebony Gra ...

Gwinnett

Jack “Jacky” L. Gann Sr. passed away on June 9, 2022, in Lilburn, GA at the age of 79. He has gone home to be with his Lord and Savior and join his mother, Nora S. Warr ...

Hall

Mr. James Cliford "JC" Gearin, Sr., age 75, of Murrayville passed away at his residence on Saturday morning, July 9, 2022. He was born January 18, 1947 to parents Will an ...
Jerry Horace Morrison, 49, Gillsville
Mr. Jerry Horace Morrison, Jr. 49, of Gillsville, passed away Saturday, July 9, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.   Graveside services ...

Lumpkin

Mary Ruth Fendley, 89, Dahlonega
Mary Ruth Fendley born September 3, 1932, age 89, loving wife of late RL Fendley, Mary was a devoted mother of 3 passed away Saturday evening, July 9 th , 2022. Mary was born in r ...

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Tonya Allen McCabe, 44, Sparta
Tonya Allen McCabe, age 44, of Sparta passed away Saturday, July 9, 2022. Survivors include her husband Shawn McCabe; mother Linda Allen; sons Dylen McCabe, Dakota McCabe and ...
Tonya Allen McCade, 44, Sparta
Tonya Allen McCabe, age 44, of Sparta passed away Saturday, July 9, 2022. Survivors include her husband Shawn McCabe; mother Linda Allen; sons Dylen McCabe, Dakota McCabe and ...
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.