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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Aug 13th, 2022

Forsyth

Roy Lewis Duncan, 75, Buford
Roy Lewis Duncan, age 75, of Buford, GA, passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Pearline Duncan; brothers, Douglas Dunc ...

Gwinnett

Thelma Hardy Thompson, 94, Lawrenceville
Thelma Hardy Thompson was born June 19, 1928, at the age of 94 she entered into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, August 13, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her husband, John ...

Habersham

Erma Jean Knight, 77, Clarkesville
Erma Jean Knight, age 77 of Clarkesville, passed away Saturday, August 13, 2022.   Ms. Knight was born in Brunswick, Georgia on February 8, 1945, the daughter of the lat ...

Hall

Betty Ray Brown Bancroft, 84, Gainesville
  Betty Ray Brown Bancroft 84, of Gainesville, Georgia passed peacefully on August 13, 2022. Betty was born on March 20, 1938 in Logan, Alabama. Betty was delivered by a co ...
Nell Smallwood Hickman Brookshire went to be with her Lord on August 11, 2022. Her son, Eddie, was by her side.   She was of the Baptist faith. Born and raised in Gaines ...
Donna Fay Couch, 67, formerly of Clermont
Ms. Donna Fay Couch, age 67 formerly of Clermont, passed away on Saturday, August 13th, in Navarre, FL. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, August 20th, at 2:00 p.m., i ...
Walter L. "Bud" Peterson, 86, Gainesville
Walter L. "Bud" Peterson, 86 passed away peacefully the morning of August 13, 2022.  He was born November 14th, 1935 in Burge, Nebraska to Delmer Peterson and Rach ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Gregory “Greg” Emmett Winn, age 65 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Saturday, August 13, 2022.  ...

Other

Kristy Liann Olson Salazar, 32, Phoenix, Arizona
  Mrs. Kristy Liann Olson Salazar, age 32 of Phoenix, Arizona, passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sa ...

Stephens

Mr. Joe Stanley “Joey” Bohannon, age 55, of Glendale Street, Toccoa, GA, passed away Friday, August 12, 2022 at his residence after fighting a losing battle with lung c ...
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.