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Local Obits for Mon. Sep 19th, 2022


Carl Gilman Clough, 76, Homer
Carl Gilman Clough, age 76 of Homer entered heaven Monday Sept. 19, 2022 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Carl was born in Douglas, Georgia on April 9, 1946 to th ...


Zachary Aaron Kramer, 42, Dacula
Police Officer Zachary Aaron Kramer, age 42, of Dacula, GA passed away on Monday, September 19, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his father, Stuart Kramer and father-in-l ...
Darlene Karen Spath, 64, Buford
      Mrs. Darlene Karen Spath, age 64 of Buford, passed away on Monday Morning, September 19, 2022 after a long courageous battle with cancer.  She was su ...


Kenneth Eugene Gordon, 81, Demorest
Kenneth Eugene Gordon, age 81, of Demorest, Georgia went to his heavenly home on Monday, September 19, 2022.   Mr. Gordon was born on October 3, 1940 in Banks County, Ge ...


John Butts, Jr., 93, Gainesville
Mr. John Butts Jr. was born May 5,1929 to the late John Sr. and Willie Butts of Gainesville, Ga. He gained his wings on September 19, 2022 following a brief illness. He is preced ...
Barbara Lina Karwoski, Gainesville
Barbara Lina Karwoski, beloved by all who knew her, died on Wednesday, September 6, 2022. Over and over, people use two words to describe Barbara, kind and loving. We are all lucky ...
David W. Lewis, 67, Gainesville
David W. Lewis, age 67, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Monday, September 19, 2022. Mr. Lewis' wish was to be cremated and no formal services will be held. Arrange ...
Georgia Elaine MacDonell, 64, Gainesville
Ms. Georgia Elaine MacDonell, 64, of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, September 18, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 ...
Mary Haynes Pittman, 103, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Haynes Pittman, 103, of Gainesville passed away Monday, September 19, 2022 at Ashton Senior Living following an extended illness. A Graveside Service will be held at 3 ...
Sharon Elizabeth Rich, 66, Oakwood
Sharon Elizabeth Rich, age 66 of Oakwood entered heaven Monday September 19, 2022 at her residence with her family & friends by her side. Sharon was born August 7, 1956 in G ...


Carolyn Head Grubbs, 82, Toccoa
Mrs. Carolyn Head Grubbs, age 82 of Toccoa passed away Monday, September 19, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A daughter of the late Grover and Frances An ...


Linda Wade, 74, Cleveland
Mrs. Linda Wade, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, September 19, 2022.   Mrs. Wade was born in Rochelle, Georgia to the late Carl and Elizabeth Whitley Buice.&nb ...
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.