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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 19th, 2022


Penelope L. “Penny” McCloud On Friday, August 19, 2022 our beloved Mother and Nana passed away for reasons that are still difficult to understand, while also followi ...


Norma Jean Trusty Adams, 84, Clarkesville
Norma Jean Trusty Adams, age 84, of Clarkesville, passed away on Friday, August 19, 2022.    Born on December 5, 1937, in Clarkesville, she was a daughter of the la ...
Johnny Broner, 65, Cornelia
Johnny Broner, age 65, of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, August 19, 2022.    Born on August 9, 1957, in Demorest, he was a son of the late Frank Broner and Mary E ...


Juan Lopez Juarez, 60, Gainesville
Mr. Juan Lopez Juarez, 60, of Gainesville, passed away Friday, August 19, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m., Thursday, August ...


Bobby Gene Christopher, 68, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Bobby Gene Christopher, age 68, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Friday, August 19, 2022. Mr. Christopher was born in Duluth, Ge ...


Brian Tracy Payne, 60, Martin
Mr. Brian Tracy Payne, age 60, of Oil Mill Road in Martin, Georgia, passed away Friday, August 19, 2022.   A son of the late Clarence Norman Payne, Jr. and Annie Pearl S ...


Katelyn Michaelle Baker, 23, Cleveland
Ms. Katelyn Michaelle Baker, 23, of Cleveland passed away Friday, August 19, 2022.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 27, 2022 in the Chapel ...
Virginia Dean Nix, 77, Helen
Virginia Dean Nix, age 77 of Helen, passed away Friday, August 19, 2022. Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 AM Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at The Chapel of Barrett Funeral Ho ...
Paul Avery Pilgrim, 90, Cleveland
Paul Avery Pilgrim, age 90, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, August 19, 2022.   Mr. Pilgrim was born on January 6, 1932, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Leonard a ...
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.