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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 11th, 2022


Katrina Anne Rickard Brownlee, age 61, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2022. She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Brownlee, and her father, Ray ...
Vickie Denise Watts, 65, Dawsonville
Vickie Denise Watts, 65, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2022, after an extended illness.  She was born in College Park, GA to the late Russell and Joy ...


Robert Hubert Martin, 77, Gainesville
Mr. Robert Hubert Martin, 77, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2022. Mr. Martin was preceded in death by his wife, Catheryn Martin; parents, three sist ...
Eric Michael Ramirez, 67, Buford
Eric Michael Ramirez, age 67, of Buford, GA, passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his brother James Ramirez.  Mr. Ramirez is survived b ...
Glenn R. Scott, 81, Duluth
Glenn R. Scott, age 81, of Duluth, GA, passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Linda Hight Scott.  Mr. Scott is surv ...


Sidney Earl Bryant, 81, Murrayville
Mr. Sidney Earl Bryant, age 81 of Murrayville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2022. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Wednesday, September 14, 202 ...
Janet Nicole "Niki" Davis, 59, Gainesville
Janet Nicole “Niki” Davis, 59, went to be with the Lord on 11 September 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA after having an unexpected medical c ...
Charles Felton Williams, 76, Gainesville
Mr. Charles Felton Williams, age 76, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, September 11, 2022. Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 15, 2022 at Hopewell Baptist ...


Garrett Duran Reiser, 22, Cleveland
Garrett Duran Reiser, age 22 of Cleveland, Georgia took his heavenly flight home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 11, 2022 following a courageous battle with cancer. Bor ...
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.