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Local Obits for Tue. Sep 6th, 2022


Margaret Florence Swanton, age 90 of Homer, GA passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022.   Born on Nov. 3, 1931 in Staten Island, NY, Mrs. Swanton was the daughter of the l ...


Brenda Diana Cronic, 77, Winder
Brenda Diana Cronic, age 77, of Winder passed away September 6, 2022. Services will be held 5:00 pm Saturday September 10, 2022 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. The family will recei ...


James M. Thornton, 66, Cumming
James M. Thornton, 66, of Cumming, GA, died Tuesday, September 6, 2022. A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 10, 2022 at 1 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. In li ...


Megan Lynn Hall, 35, Buford
Ms. Megan Lynn Hall, age 35, of Buford, GA died Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at her residence.  Ms. Hall was born in Lawrenceville to Sheryl Sanders Hall of Buford and the late, ...
Georgia Lee Newberry, 73, Buford
Ms. Georgia Lee Newberry, age 73, of Buford passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at her residence, surrounded by her family. Memorial Services will be 6:00 p.m., Friday, Septe ...


Dorothy Elizabeth McClellon Brock, age 86 of Cornelia, Georgia took her heavenly flight home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 06, 2022. Born in Cornelia, Georgia on Jul ...


Vickie Jo Bradley, 64, Gainesville
Mrs. Vickie Jo Bradley, 64, of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. The family will receive extended family and f ...
John Rufus Gober, 79, Gainesville
John Rufus Gober, 79 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday September 6, 2022 at his home after a long battle with progressive supranucler palsy. Born September 30, 1942 to ...
Bobby Joe Walls, 85, Gainesville
Mr. Bobby Joe Walls, 85, of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held ...


Dennis Nathaniel Elrod, 58, Commerce
Dennis Nathaniel Elrod, age 58 of Commerce, GA passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022.   Born on Jan. 11, 1963 in San Francisco, California, Mr. Elrod was the son of th ...


Ruby “Maxine” McKinney of Thomaston, Ga, passed away peacefully Tuesday, September 6, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. A Celebration of Her Life will be arranged ...


Robert P. Likley, 88, Martin
  Mr. Robert P. Likley, age 88 of Gumlog Road, Martin passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at his residence. A son of the late Robert and Alice Snowden Likley, he wa ...


Shirley Lee Arthurs, 87, Cleveland
Mrs. Shirley Lee Arthurs, age 87, of Cleveland, Georgia, formerly of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, September 6, 2022. She was born on February 6, 1935, in Benton Coun ...
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.