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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 23rd, 2022

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Rose Marie Haulk Born April 23, 1965 Died August 23,2022 Rose was preceded in death by parents Woodrow  and Vivian Gurley, sisters Drenda Shipes and Amanda Black, and ...

Dawson

Joseph William Anderson, 36, Dawsonville
Joseph William Anderson, 36 of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital after a brief illness.  He was a member of Cavender Creek ...
Joey Lowman, 65, Dawsonville
Joey Lowman, 65, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at his residence following a period of declining health. Joey started into his career at a young age of sixtee ...

Forsyth

Vyrsa Madge Bates, 93, Cumming
Vyrsa Madge Bates, 93, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2022. Vyrsa was a very kind and loving mother who loved animals. She was a member of Liberty Grove Baptist Church ...

Habersham

Nan Augusta Moyer Hurley, 90, Clarkesville
Nan Augusta Moyer Hurley, age 90 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2022.   Born in True, West Virginia on November 27, 1931, she was a daughter ...

Hall

Dr. Becky L. Shelton DVM, 66, Murrayville
Dr. Becky L. Shelton DVM, 66 of Murrayville passed away Tuesday August 23, 2022. Little & Davenport Funeral Home.
Jessie Faye Coker Westbrooks, 89, Gainesville
Jessie Faye Coker Westbrooks,89, passed away on August 23, 2022. She was born on August 22, 1933 in Homer, Ga.    She was a lifelong resident of Homer, Georgia unti ...

Jackson

Mildred Shirley Remion, 95, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Mildred Shirley Remion, age 95 of Commerce, Georgia (Apple Valley Community) who entered rest Tuesday, August 23, 2022.& ...

Lumpkin

Robert "Bob" Hunsinger, 75, Dahlonega
Mr. Robert “Bob” Hunsinger, age 75 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2022. He was born on July 10, 1947 in Dahlonega. Bob was a proud veteran of ...

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Constance Joy Miller of Toccoa, Georgia passed away on August 23, 2022.

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Elnora Margaret Mila, 80, Sautee
Elnora Margaret Mila, age 80, of Sautee, passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2022. Mrs. Mila was born on January 19, 1942, in Chicago, Illinois, to the late Marion and Letha Aval ...
Mary Ruth “Nanny Ruth” Winkler, age 98, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2022. Mrs. Winkler was born on September 24, 1923, in Cleveland, Georgia, ...
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.