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Local Obits for Sat. Aug 6th, 2022


Billy Gene Fullwood, 88, Buford
Billy Gene Fullwood, 88, of Buford, GA, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 6, 2022 at home after a lengthy illness. Billy was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Harris F ...


Joseph Alexander MacDougall, 27, of Grayson, GA passed away Saturday, August 6, 2022. He was preceded in death by his mother, Diane Craver MacDougall. Joseph is survived by his f ...


Richard Alston Kimsey, age 85, of Alto, Georgia, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2022 of natural causes. Richard was the last of nine children of Isaac Melvin Kimsey and Nell Io ...


Jeffrey Douglas Byrd, 58, Gainesville
Mr. Jeffrey Douglas Byrd, 58, of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville following a sudden illness.   Funeral ...
Clyde Grizzle, 72, Lula
Clyde Grizzle, age 72 of Lula entered rest Saturday August 6, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Clyde was born July 6, 1950 in Dahlonega to the late Jim ...
Grace Marie Lewis, 20, Hoschton
  Ms. Grace Marie Lewis, age 20, of Hoschton passed away Saturday, August 6, 2022 at her residence, surrounded by her family.  Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., ...
Rafael B. Sanchez, 44, Gillsville
Rafael B. Sanchez, age 44 of Gillsville entered rest Saturday August 6, 2022 from injuries from a motorcycle accident. Rafael was born in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico on October ...
Dr. John Walter Stanford, 86, Gainesville
  Dr. John Walter Stanford, age 86, of Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully on August 6, 2022.  He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Trey & Tracy St ...


Bobby William Evans, 88, Commerce
  Mr. Bobby William Evans, age 88, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, August 6, 2022 at his residence.  Mr. Evans was born in Commerce to the late Willie Cleve and Johnnie ...


Barbara Black Green, 89, Newnan formerly of Clarkesville
  Barbara Black Green, age 89 of Newnan, formerly of Clarkesville, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2022. Mrs. Green was born in Clarkesville, Georgia on July 15, 1933, ...


Melinda "Mindy" Fowler, 63, Cleveland
Melinda “Mindy” Fowler, age 63, of Cleveland, GA passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2022.  Mindy was born on June 2, 1959, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to the late Harr ...
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.