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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 18th, 2022


Linda Fay Wagner, 65, Maysville
  Mrs. Linda Fay Wagner, age 65, of Maysville gained her angel wings on Thursday, August 18, 2022.  Born May 27, 1957 in Memphis, Tennessee, Linda was the daugh ...


David Lee Sexton, 68, Gainesville
David Lee Sexton, 68,  passed away peacefully at his residence in Gainesville on August 18, 2022. David was born September 10, 1953 in Gainesville, to Grady Homer Sexton an ...
Margaret Ann Stamm, Gainesville
Margaret Ann Stamm was born on February 11, 1947, in Upland, Pennsylvania to the late William Baker Sr and Mildred Louise Ives. She attended Sun Valley High school. And later went ...


Dawn Michelle Chambers, 55, Maysville
  Dawn Michelle Chambers, age 55 of Maysville, GA passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2022 surrounded by her loving family.   Born on October 22, 1966 in Athen ...
Mr. Amory Harold “Buck” Scoggins, age 74, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, August 18, 2022 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Scoggins was born in Commerce t ...
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.