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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 26th, 2022


Novella Emmett Simmons, 93, Hollingsworth
Novella Emmett Simmons, age 93, passed away peacefully at her home, where she had lived for 75 years, in the Hollingsworth Community of Banks County, on Friday August 26, 2022. ...


Ronald Michael Hamlet 11/15/37-8/25/22   Ronald M (Ronny) Hamlet, age 84, of Duluth, GA passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, August 26, 2022. He was preceded in ...
Frank D. Luther, Loganville formerly of Buford
Frank D. Luther, age 77, of Loganville, GA, formerly Buford, GA, passed away on Friday, August 26, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 33 years, Diane Luther; paren ...


Joseph "Joe" Leon Grizzle, 68, Gainesville
  Memorial Park Riverside Chapel announces the passing of Mr. Joseph “Joe” Leon Grizzle, age 68, lifetime resident of Hall County, Georgia. The family will r ...


Raymond Martin Burghoff, 83, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Raymond Martin Burghoff, age 83 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Friday, August 26, 2022.  Mr. Burghoff was bo ...


Mrs. Eunice Hunnicutt Woody Moore, age 90, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away on Friday, August 26, 2022. Mrs. Woody was born in North Carolina on June 21, 1932, to the late R ...


Scott Andtrew Morris, 59, Washington, PA formerly of Athens
Scott Andrew Morris, 59 of Washington, PA, formerly of Athens, GA, passed away on Friday, August 26, 2022. Beloved son of the late John Medlock and Kathleen (Vickers) Morris. ...


Hannah Diane Cheek, 36, Clayton
Hannah Diane Cheek, age 36 of Clayton, Georgia, passed away Friday, August 26, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia.    Hannah was born ...
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.