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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Sep 12th, 2022

Gwinnett

Kreig M. Loftin, 75, Buford
Kreig M. Loftin passed away on September 5, 2022, at the age of 75. He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Lori Ann, and by his son, John Garrett Loftin (Krysta), Sugar Hil ...

Habersham

Cathy B. Crowe, 71, Mt. Airy
Cathy B. Crowe, age 71, of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Monday, September 12, 2022. Mrs. Crowe was born on June 20, 1951 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late Walter and ...

Hall

Ruby Lee Baker Cagle, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Ruby Lee Baker Cagle, 83, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, September 12, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be ...
Walter Barney Irvin, Gainesville
Walter Barney Irvin, of Gainesville, Ga., died on Monday, September 12, 2022. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Friday, September 16, 2022, at W. R. Strickland & ...
Thomas M. Meade, 91, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Thomas M. Meade, CSM (Retired) age 91 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Monday, September 12, 2022.  Mr. Meade ...
Thelma Lee Randolph, 87, Hoschton
Mrs. Thelma Lee Randolph, age 87, of Hoschton passed away Monday, September 12, 2022 at her residence, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be 1:00 p.m., Saturday, Se ...
Rosamari A. Rodriguez, 62, Gainesville
Rosamari A. Rodriguez 62 of Gainesville passed away on Monday, September 12th. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.

Jackson

Cecil Alan Buffington, 76, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Cecil Alan Buffington, age 76 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Monday, September 12, 2022.  Mr. Buffington was ...
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.