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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 28th, 2022

Forsyth

Sandra Joyce Pruitt, 71, Cumming
Sandra Joyce Pruitt, 71, of Cumming passed away Sunday, August 28, 2022. Sandra was a loving wife, mother and Meme. She is preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Pruitt; parents, ...

Gwinnett

Dorothy Suter Parsons, 83, Buford
Dorothy Suter Parsons, age 83, passed away Sunday, August 28, 2022. She is preceded in death by her parents Elden and Ethel Suter, brother Louis Suter, and husband of sixty-four ye ...

Hall

Edward Eugene Bethea, Gainesville
Edward Eugene Bethea of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2022.
Bobby Conner, 77, Murrayville
Bobby Conner, 77 of Murrayville passed away Sunday August 28, 2022 at his residence. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. Those wishing to send online ...
Bobby Conner, 77, Murrayville
Bobby Conner, 77 of Murrayville passed away Sunday August 28, 2022 at his residence.   Born in Hall County, Mr. Conner was the son of the late Worth Jackson and Bertha H ...
Shirley Sixton Geiman, Gainesville
Shirley Sixton Geiman of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on August 28, 2022.
Thomas “Tom” Jay Steusloff, 76, died on August 28, 2022.  He was born August 1, 1946 in Toledo, OH, to the late Lester A. Steusloff and Violet L. Steusloff.  ...
Clayton Yates of Sulphur Springs, Arkansas formerly of Lula, GA entered rest Sunday August 28, 2022. Clayton was known for being an active member of Liberty Church in Lula while ...

Jackson

Mark Evans, 56, Commerce
Mark Evans, age 56 of Commerce, GA passed away on Sunday August 28, 2022. Born on April 1, 1966 in Greensboro, GA, Mr. Evans was the son of the late Benny Evans and Brenda Rober ...
Johnny E. Herring, 64, Commerce
Johnny E. Herring, age 64 of Commerce, GA passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2022 at St. Mary’s Hospital.   Born on September 20, 1957 in Pendergrass, GA, Mr. Herri ...
Edna Cooper Hix, Commerce
Edna Cooper Hix passed away on August 28, 2022. She was a resident of Fifth Avenue Health Care Center in Rome, GA. Edna was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Kenneth Hix, her b ...
Mary Julene Vollrath, 76, Commerce
Mrs. Mary Julene Vollrath, age 76, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, August 28, 2022 at her residence.  Mrs. Vollrath was born in Rome to the late D.E. and Inez Dunlap Beauchamp.&n ...
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.