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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 12th, 2022

Dawson

William “Willie” Rider, 56, Dawsonville
William “Willie” Rider, 56, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Friday, August 12, 2022, at NEGA Medical Center, Gainesville, GA.  He was born in Dawsonville, GA, to ...

Gwinnett

Carrie Ellen Roberts Burns, age 75, of Buford, GA, passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2022.  She is survived by her daughter, Connie (John) Reardon of Buford, GA; grandchildr ...
David John Cich (Dave), 55, of Dacula, Georgia passed away peacefully in the arms of his loving wife Gwyn, August 12, 2022, from injuries sustained in an accident while traveling a ...
Arthur Charles “Buddy” Ehlert was born August 12 of 1930 in Chattanooga, TN. His parents moved to Acworth, GA three years later. His father was a textile engineer and h ...
Brandee M. Holland, 44, Buford
Brandee M. Holland, age 44, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, August 12, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Barbara Garrett Holland.  She is survived by her ...
Francisca Santos Rivera, 82, Sugar Hill
      Francisca Santos Rivera, age 82, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, August 12, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Hector L. R ...

Habersham

Joey Dunahoo, 62, Cornelia
Joey Dunahoo, age 62, of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, August 12, 2022.   Born on July 3, 1960, in Hamilton, Georgia, he was a son of Shirley Moye Dunahoo of Clermont ...

Hall

Marcelo Encinas, 107, Braselton
Marcelo Encinas, age 107, of Braselton entered rest Friday August 12, 2022 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.   Services will be 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the ...
Malissa Ann Attaway Hill, 64, Gainesville
Mrs. Malissa Ann Attaway Hill, 64, of Gainesville, passed away Friday, August 12, 2022. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, August 15, 2022 in the Chapel of Memor ...
Sandra K. Kenimer, 60, Gainesville
Sandra K Kenimer (Voyles) 60 was born March 11, 1962, went to be with Jesus on Friday August 12, 2022, at NEGMC. She was born in Louisville Kentucky and lived in Georgia the remain ...
Irvin Hoover Truelove, 93, Gainesville
Irvin Hoover Truelove, 93 of Gainesville died Friday August 12, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center-Gainesville Campus.   A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Tr ...

Jackson

Richard Russell Harris, Sr, age 82 of Hoschton entered heaven on Friday August 12, 2022 at his residence with his loving family by his side. Russell was born in Gainesville, GA ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William Lonnie “Dub” Weldon, age 86, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Friday August 12, 2022. Mr. Weldon was born in ...

Lumpkin

Michelle Harkins, 47, Dahlonega
Mrs. Michelle Harkins, age 47, of Dahlonega, passed away on Thursday, August 12, 2022.   Michelle was born in Hall County on August 14, 1974. She graduated from Lumpkin ...

Other

Franklin Lee Mullins, 73, McDonough
Franklin Lee Mullins, age 73, of McDonough, GA went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 12, 2022. He was predeceased by his parents Ed and Lenora “Mo” Mullins, ...

Stephens

Brenda Pitts Smith, 71, Toccoa
Mrs. Brenda Pitts Smith, age 71 of Glendale Street, Toccoa, GA, passed away Friday, August 12, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA after a brief illness ...
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.