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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Sep 14th, 2022


Edwin (“Eddy”) Mitchel Rogers, 76, of Lilburn, GA, passed away on September 14, 2022, surrounded by his family. He is predeceased by his parents, J.C. & Dorothy ...
Linda Ann Rothrauff, 68, Suwanee
Linda Ann Rothrauff, 68, of Suwanee, Ga passed away on September 8th. Her and her husband were often told that, "they were the best darn yankee's in the South". Linda ...


Warren Douglas Hogsed, age 77, of Alto, passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2022.  Born on September 30, 1944, in Alto, he was the son of the late Frank Hogsed and Addi ...
Reginal “Reggie” Dane Hulsey, Jr., of Mt. Airy, Georgia died September 14, 2022 following a short illness.   Born in Gainesville, Georgia on March 12, 1963 t ...


Olli Thompson Littlejohn, 56, Gainesville
Mrs. Ollie Thompson Littlejohn was born on September 27, 1965, in Gainesville GA. She attended schools in the Hall County system and graduated from East Hall High School in 1983. O ...
Doris Attenridge Whalen, 104, Gainesville
Doris Atteridge Whalen, age 104 years, passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 14, 2022 in Gainesville, Georgia. Doris was born March 31, 1918, in Big Wells, Texas. The second ...


Billy Rae Barnes, 62, Dahlonega
Mr. Billy Ray Barnes, age 62 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2022. He was born in Gainesville, Georgia on May 14, 1960 to the late Bradford Barnes and ...


Maurice Wayne “Marty” Tench, age 56, of Chamblee, passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2022.    Marty was born on July 3, 1966, in Decatur. He loved ...
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.