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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Aug 11th, 2022

Banks

Ann Lanning Johnson, age 76, of Lula, Georgia went to her heavenly home where she was reunited with her mother on Thursday, August 11, 2022.   Ms. Johnson was born on Au ...

Gwinnett

Helga Anneliese Conley, 84, Lawrenceville
Helga Anneliese Conley, age 84, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2022. She is survived by her daughter, Caroline S (Mark) Gunio of Summerville, SC; sons, Ga ...
Ina Elizabeth Lay Couch, 90, Gainesville
Mrs. Ina Elizabeth Lay Couch, 90, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, August 11, 2022 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. ...
Jerry McClellan, 81, Buford
Jerry McClellan, age 81, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2022. He is survived by his wife of thirty-two years, Beth Anne McClellan; children, Jerry and Janny McCl ...

Habersham

Jack Graham Gaddis, 69, Cornelia
Mr. Jack Graham Gaddis, 69 of Cornelia, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 11, 2022. Mr. Gaddis was born September 7, 1952, to the late Braska and Verdell Gaddis. ...

Hall

Helen Ruth Baird, Gainesville
Helen Ruth Baird of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2022.
Terry Randolph Carroll, 77, Cleveland
Terry Randolph Carroll, age 77, of Cleveland, Georgia formerly of Hall County, Georgia passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2022.   Mr. Carroll was born on February 13, 1 ...

Jackson

Bruce Alan Newman, 69, Braselton
Bruce Alan Newman, age 69, of Braselton, GA., passed peacefully while listening to The Eagles, on August 11, 2022. Bruce was born on March 19, 1953, to June and Walter Newman in ...

Lumpkin

James Henry Disspain, 56, Dahlonega
Mr. James Henry Disspain, age 56, of Dahlonega, passed away Thursday, August 11, 2022.   Mr. Disspain was born in Florida on July 18, 1966, to the late James Lewis and ...

Other

Donald Gary Styles, 76, Panama City Beach, FL formerly of Dawsonville
Donald Gary Styles, 76, of Panama City Beach, Florida, formerly of Dawsonville, passed away Thursday, August 11, 2022. Don was born January 13, 1946 to the late Bob and Alice St ...
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.