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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 30th, 2022

Dawson

Ronald Eugene Grigsby, 63, Dawsonville
Ronald Eugene Grigsby, 63, of Dawsonville, GA passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at his residence. He was born in Harriman, TN to the late Denver and Joyce Grigs ...

Forsyth

Samuel Adam Power, 62, Cumming
Samuel Adam Power, 62, of Cumming, GA passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at his residence.  He was raised by his grandparents, the late Grady and Emma Power.  He was ...

Habersham

Faye Southerland Cantrell, 81, Clarkesville
Faye Southerland Cantrell, age 81 of Clarkesville, Georgia took her Heavenly flight home to be with her Lord & Savior on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at her residence surrounded by ...
Harry K. Elam, 80, Demorest
Harry K. Elam, age 80, of Demorest, Georgia formerly of Snellville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2022.   Mr. Elam will be buried at Melwood Cemetery in Sto ...
Joseph Adam McFry, 59, Alto
Joseph Adam McFry, age 59 of Alto, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at the Stephens County Hospital. Born in Ypsilanti, Michigan on March 08, 1963, he was a son o ...

Hall

Larry Barrett, 65, Flowery Branch
Mr. Larry Barrett, 65, of Flowery Branch, Georgia, stepped into the presence of Jesus on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. Larry was a belove ...
Joe Boggs, 67, Gainesville
Mr. Joe Boggs, 67, of Gainesville passed away August 30, 2022 from injuries sustained in a house fire.   Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 9, ...

Jackson

Mr. Charles Christopher Gracek, age 66, of Hoschton passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2022.   Funeral Mass will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at Prince of Peac ...
Allie Walls Wilson, 92, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Allie Walls Wilson, age 92 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered rest Tuesday, August 30, 2022.  Mrs. Wilson was the ...

Other

Mrs. Willena LouFrancis Strange Williams, age 90, of Carnesville, GA passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at Brookside of Commerce.  Mrs. Williams was born in Commerce to the ...

Rabun

Mrs. Vivian LaVerne Poole Cash, age 81 of Toccoa passed away peacefully with her family at her bedside on Tuesday, August 30, 2022. A daughter of the late Oscar Allen Poole and ...

White

Roy Lewis Cochran. Sr., 86, Cleveland
Roy Lewis Cochran, Sr., age 86, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2022. Mr. Cochran was born on May 22, 1936, in Atlanta, Georgia, to the late Lewis and Evelyn Be ...
Danny Kaye Rudisill, 75, Cleveland
Danny Kaye Rudisill, age 75, of Cleveland, Georgia went to his heavenly home on Tuesday, August 30, 2022. Mr. Rudisill was born on December 16, 1946 in Rockport, Indiana to the ...
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.