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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Sep 1st, 2022

Gwinnett

Martha Vivian Green, 93, Norcross
Martha Vivian Green, 93 of Norcross formerly of Flowery Branch died Thursday September 1, 2022 at her residence.   A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Green was the ...
Leanne Ness, 57, Duluth
Leanne Ness, age 57, of Duluth, GA, passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2022. Funeral services for Leanne will be held on Wednesday, September 7th, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. at the Flan ...

Habersham

JoAnn Free Chapman, 80, Clarkesville
JoAnn Free Chapman, age 80 of Clarkesville, Georgia took her heavenly flight home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at her residence surrounded by her loving family ...

Hall

Brannon Michael Harvey, 10, Gainesville
Mr. Brannon Michael Harvey, 10, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, September 1, 2022 from injuries sustained in a house fire.   Funeral services will be held at 11 ...
Cretia Deanne Lennon, 42, Murrayville
Cretia Deanne Lennon, age 42, of Murrayville, passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2022. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced soon by Barrett Fun ...
Bonnie Mae Turner, 83, Gainesville
    Mrs. Bonnie Mae Turner, age 83, of Gainesville, entered the Gates of Heaven on Thursday Evening, September 1, 2022, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an e ...
Andrew Blake Williams, 38, beloved husband and father, passed away Thursday, September 1, 2022, after a two-year battle with ALS.  "Drew" was a well-respected a ...

Jackson

Her Life… For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb…” Psalm 139:13 Gwendolyn Tigner, the daughter of the late Reverend ...
Deborah Sue Jennings, 48, Hoschton
Deborah Sue Jennings, age 48, of Hoschton, Ga passed away Thursday, September 1, 2022. Deborah loved her family, grandchildren and her church. She is survived by her mother Deborah ...

Lumpkin

R.F. Wimpy, 94, Dahlonega
Mr. R.F. Wimpy, age 94, of Dahlonega, passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2022. Mr. Wimpy was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  He was born on July 12, 192 ...

Stephens

Heather Price Pruitt, 40, Eastanollee
Mrs. Heather Price Pruitt, age 40 of Liberty Hill Road, Eastanollee passed away Thursday, September 1, 2022. A daughter of the late Stewart Chester Price and Wanda Collins Price ...

White

Benny Davis Bridges, Sr., 82, Cleveland
Mr. Bridges, age 82, passed away September 1, 2022, from an extended illness.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Lucy Estelle Bridges, and father, Ralph Vernon Bridges.& ...
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.