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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Aug 10th, 2022

Barrow

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Almond “Bear” Jones, age 81 of Statham, Georgia who entered rest Thursday, August 10, 2022.  Mr. Jones was born ...

Gwinnett

Dr. Betty Jean Brown, 79, Buford
Celebration of Life Service for Minister Dr. Betty Brown will be held on Sunday, August 14, 2022, 2:00PM at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 4000 Thurman Tanner Road, Flowery, Brach, G ...

Habersham

Edith Ayers Duncan, 95, Alto
Edith Ayers Duncan, age 95, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. Mrs. Duncan was born on July 31, 1927 in West Palm Beach, Florida to the late Rom and Bes ...
Carol Houston, 84, Alto
Carol Houston, age 84, of Alto, passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2022.  Born on August 4, 1938, in Tiger, she was a daughter of the late Vaugn Nichols and Lillian Vedel ...
Eleanor Smith Lee, 84, Atlanta and Gainesville
  Eleanor Smith Lee, 84, of Atlanta and Gainesville, GA., passed away peacefully surrounded by her children on August 10, 2022. She was born in Atlanta, GA. on May 2, 193 ...

Hall

Norma Snider Hamilton Raney, 89, Gainesville
Norma Snider Hamilton Raney, 89 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away August 10, 2022. Norma was born in Jacksonville, Alabama on August 13, 1932. She was preceded in death by her ...

Other

Earl Edward Carroll, Jr., 65, recently of Pelham, Georgia and previously Gainesville, Georgia passed away on August 10, 2022, surrounded by his loving family.  Earl was bor ...

White

Mildred Lee Meaders, 81, Cleveland
Mildred Lee Meaders passed peacefully on to her heavenly reward, Wednesday, August 10, 2022. Mrs. Meaders, the eldest of seven children,  was born on December 10, 1940, in ...
Mildred Lee Meaders, 82, Cleveland
Mildred Lee Meaders passed peacefully on to her heavenly reward, Wednesday, August 10, 2022.   Mrs. Meaders, the eldest of seven children,  was born on December 10, ...
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.