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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Sep 20th, 2022

Banks

Mrs. Cathryn Aaron Caudell Massey, age 87, of Homer, GA died Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mrs. Massey was born in Homer to the late Albert N ...

Dawson

Billy Doherty Ward, born December 19, 1931, died Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at the age of 90. Funeral service will be held Saturday, September 24, 2022, at 3:00 PM at Hamilton Mi ...

Forsyth

Billy Doherty Ward, 90, Suwanee
Billy Doherty Ward, born December 19, 1931, died Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at the age of 90. Funeral service will be held Saturday, September 24, 2022, at 3:00 PM at Hamilton Mi ...

Gwinnett

Elena Florea Mocanu, 80, Lawrenceville
Elena Florea Mocanu, age 80, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Benoni Mocanu.  She is survived b ...

Hall

Caleb Joseph Gray, Commerce
Caleb Joseph Gray entered in to his final and well deserved rest after a lifelong battle with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy on September 19, 2022. Caleb was a valiant warrior and fou ...

Jackson

H. Lee Chambers, 50, Commerce
H. Lee Chambers, age 50 of Commerce, GA passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. Born on July 17, 1972 in Athens, GA, Mr. Chambers was the son of Harold and Beverly Fountain Cham ...

Lumpkin

Owen Peck, 94, Dahlonega
Mr. Owen Peck, age 94, of Dahlonega, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 20, 2022.    Mr. Peck was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  ...

Other

Greg Chumley, 60, Marble Hill
Greg Chumley, 60, of Marble Hill passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at his residence following a sudden illness. Born January 14, 1962, Greg had been a resident of Marble H ...
Leona Faye Hudson, 81, Springfield, Colorado
Leona Faye Hudson, 81, beloved wife of Charles “Chuck” Hudson, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, September 20, 2022 in Dahlonega. Leona was born July 27, 1941, in Sp ...
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.