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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Aug 31st, 2022

Banks

Buford "Goose" Brock, 76, Baldwin
Buford "Goose" Brock, age 76, of Baldwin, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 following a sudden illness.   Mr. Brock was born ...

Habersham

Rudy Anthony Mazzocchi ascended from this life on August 23rd,2022. He was surrounded by family in North Georgia, on the land that he and his wife Caroline had intended to build ...
Marty Spivey Carroll, 83, Cornelia
Marty Spivey Carroll, age 83 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away peacefully on Wednesday afternoon, August 31, 2022 while holding the hand of her son, Don. Born in Clarkesville, Ge ...

Hall

Janey House Cooper, 75, Gainesville
Janey House Cooper, 75, of Gainesville, GA, died Wednesday, August 31, 2022. Funeral service will be held Friday, September 2, 2022 at 2 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pastor ...
Brandon Edward Strickland, 47, Gainesville
Brandon was born in Atlanta Georgia on March 8, 1975 to the late El Strickland and Mary Brown Strickland. Brandon answered his savior’s call to rest on Thursda ...
Nell Palmer, 88, Gainesville
Nell Palmer, age 88, of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2022.    Ms. Palmer was born on April 5, 1934, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Willis a ...
Brandon Edward Strickland, 47, Gainesville
Brandon Edward Strickland 47 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday August 31st. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Arrie Mae Reece Wiley, 84, Gainesville
Arrie Mae Reece Wiley, 84, of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2022 from injuries sustained in an accident at home. Arrie Mae was passionate about many things bu ...

Jackson

Sarah Annette Elrod, 85, Maysville
Mrs. Sarah Annette Elrod, age 85, of Maysville, GA died Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at her residence. Mrs. Elrod was born in Commerce to the late Homer Jewel and Johnnie Mae Stephen ...
Clarence Waymon Love, 83, Jefferson
Mr. Clarence Waymon Love, age 83, of Jefferson passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at his residence. Mr. Love was born in Pendergrass to the late, Clarence and Blondine Bryan ...

Other

Roger Coit Chappell, 95, Albertville, AL
Roger Coit Chappell, age 95, of Albertville, AL, passed away on August 31, 2022. He is preceded in death by his wife: Donna Lorraine Gresham Chappell. Roger is survived by Donna ...
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.