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Local Obits for Tue. Sep 13th, 2022


Dolores Ann Dunn, 70, Winder
Dolores Ann Dunn, age 70, of Winder, Ga passed away September 13th 2022. There will be a graveside memorial later. Interment cremation. Arrangements by Lawson funeral home 453 ...


Wayne Andrew McWhinney, 89, Clarkesville
  Wayne Andrew McWhinney, age 89 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, September 01, 2022. Born in Chicago, Illinois on March 23, 1933, he was a son of the l ...
Elizabeth V. Trupp, 94, Cornelia
Elizabeth V. Trupp, age 94, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away July 25, 2022. She was born August 16, 1927, to Mr. and Mrs. Shapley in London, England. Elizabeth remained true to ...


Joyce Nell Williams Kinsey, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Joyce Nell Williams Kinsey, 86, of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services wil ...
Herman Donald Lewis, Gainesville
Herman Donald Lewis, of Gainesville was born, March 27, 1947, passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. Everyone who k ...
Levi Phillip Timms, 64, Gainesville
Levi Phillip Timms 64 of Gainesville passed away on Sunday, August 28th. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.


Julie Evelyn McCollum, 65, Commerce
Miss Julie Evelyn McCollum, age 65 of Commerce, Georgia, passed away unexpectedly on September 13, 2022 at Piedmont Athens Hospital.   Miss McCollum was born in Commerce ...


Fred Junior Holcomb, 80, Cleveland
Fred Junior Holcomb, age 80, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2022.   Mr. Holcomb was born on November 2, 1941, in Hiawassee, Georgia, to the late F ...
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.