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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Aug 20th, 2022


William “Scott” Frazier, age 55, of Winder, GA passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2022.  He was preceded in death by William Hoyt Frazier and Linda Dyer Frazier.& ...


Edith White Goodson, age 84, of Alto, went home to be with her Lord and Savior after a short illness and a full life on Saturday, August 20, 2022.   Edith was born October ...


Victor Pryce Adams, 63, Gainesville
Mr. Victor Pryce Adams, age 63, of Gainesville, formerly of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, August 20, 2022.   Mr. Adams was born in Colorado Springs, CO on June 6, 1959 ...


Rubye Morris Lally, 97, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Rubye Morris Lally, age 97 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered rest Saturday, August 20, 2022.  Mrs. Lally was born in ...
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Charles “Charlie” Edgar Fletcher, age 70 of Talmo, Georgia who entered rest Saturday, August 20, 2022.  ...
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.