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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 5th, 2022


Robert Gerald Bowie, 65, Buford
Robert Gerald Bowie, age 65, of Buford, GA died Friday, August 5, 2022. Mr. Bowie has been cremated and no service has been scheduled at this time. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 77 ...
Gladys Dudley, 98, Gainesville
Mrs. Gladys Dudley, 98, of Gainesville passed away Friday, August 5, 2022 at Anniston Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 11, 2022 in ...
Donald Douglas Kennedy, 73, Clermont
Donald Douglas Kennedy, 73 of Clermont, Ga. passed away Friday August 5, 2022 at his residence. Born in Duluth, Georgia, Mr. Kennedy had lived in Hall County for a number of yea ...
Nonnie Dilworth Marett, 64, Gainesville
Nonnie Dilworth Marett, 64, of Gainesville, Georgia, peacefully passed away on August 5, 2022 surrounded by her friends and loved ones, after a difficult five-year battle with ovar ...
Glennis Willene O’Neal, 90, Gainesville
Glennis Willene O’Neal, age 90 of Gainesville entered heaven Friday August 5, 2022 at the Cedarhurst Nursing Home in Oakwood. A full obituary and arrangements will be fort ...
Rhonda Ann Quist, 61, Flowery Branch
Ms. Rhonda Ann Quist, 61, of Flowery Branch, passed away Friday, August 5, 2022 at her residence following an extended illness. A memorial service will be held at 5:00 p.m. Wedn ...
Eleanor Gene Witsell, 83, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Eleanor Gene Witsell, age 83 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Friday, August 5, 2022 at the Oaks Assisted living and Memory Care at Braselton. Memorial services will be he ...


Erwin David Jarvis, 71, Dahlonega
Mr. Erwin David Jarvis, age 71, of Dahlonega passed away on Friday,  August 5, 2022. David was born in Alabama on March 9, 1951 to the late Thomas Jarvis and Pauline Watkin ...


Aranette Evelyn Walker, 90, Atlanta, formerly of Gillsville
Aranette Evelyn Walker, 90 of Atlanta formerly of Gillsville entered rest Friday August 5, 2022 at the Atlanta Medical Center. Aranette was born April 22, 1932 in Gillsville to ...


Bennie Boyd Weaver, 83, Toccoa
Mr. Bennie Boyd Weaver, age 83 of Pumping Station Road, Toccoa passed away Friday, August 5, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Hillard B. Weaver an ...
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.