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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 14th, 2022

Banks

William Andrew Lawson, 87, Maysville
William Andrew Lawson, age 87 of Maysville, GA passed away on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022.   Born on Aug. 12, 1935 in Illinois, Mr. Lawson was the widower of Martha Lawson. ...

Barrow

Mark Giles, 68, Bethlehem
Mark Giles, age 68, Of Bethlehem, Ga passed away Sunday, August 14, 2022 . No services are scheduled at this time. Interment cremation. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home 4532 Hwy ...

Habersham

  MGST. Ret. Jesse E. Daugherty, age 88, of Habersham County, passed away on Sunday, August, 14, 2022.  His wishes were to be cremated.  No formal service ...

Hall

Otha "Pee Wee" Randolph, Jr., 67, Flowery Branch
Mr. Otha “Pee Wee” Randolph, Jr., age 67, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, August 14, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by his ...
Wanda Sue Barker Smith, 75, Flowery Branch
Wanda Sue Barker Smith, age 75, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Daisy Smith and her sister ...

Jackson

Mary Kathryn Holt, 57, Braselton
 Mary Kathryn Holt, age 57, of Braselton, Ga passed away Sunday August 14, 2022. Interment cremation. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home 4532 Hoschton, Ga 30548. lawsonfunera ...

Lumpkin

Carol King, 77, Dahlonega
Mrs. Carol King, age 77, of Dahlonega, passed away Sunday, August 14, 2022. Mrs. King was born in Los Angeles, CA, on November 27, 1944. She is preceded in death by her parent ...
Shelby Peck Marshall, 82, Dahlonega
Mrs. Shelby Peck Marshall, age 82, of Dahlonega, passed away Sunday, August 14, 2022. Mrs. Marshall was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  She was born on A ...
Warren Pressley, 52, Dahlonega
Mr. Warren Pressley, age 52, of Dahlonega, passed away Sunday, August 14, 2022. A good episode of "Pawn Stars" or a trip to the lake with a fishing pole was the favo ...

Other

Manuel Alejandro Marte, 34, Hiltonia
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Manuel Alejandro Marte, age 34 of Hiltonia, Georgia who entered rest Sunday, August 14, 2022.  Mr. Marte was born in ...

White

Jeffery "Jeff" McKenna, 50, Cleveland
Jeffery "Jeff" McKenna, age 50, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2022 following an automobile accident. Mr. McKenna was born on March 6, 1972 in ...
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.