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Local Obits for Tue. Dec 29th, 2009

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Doris Ann Nix Martin, 71, Statham
Doris Ann Nix Martin, age 71, of Statham, GA passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, ...

Forsyth

Baby Max Carlson Elzey went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 29, 2009. He was preceded in death by his great-grandmother Frances Burruss. Survivors include his parents Nath ...

Habersham

Donald R. Higgins, 66, Cornelia
Donald R. Higgins, age 66, of Cornelia, GA, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2009, following an extended illness.Mr. Higgins was born on June 12, 1943 in Habersham County, Georgia ...
John Kenneth Caudell, 76, Cornelia
Mr. John Kenneth Caudell, age 76, of Cornelia passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2009, following an extended illness. Born in Banks County, GA on July 18, 1933, Mr. Caudell was t ...
Rickey Lamar Roberts, 58, Mount Airy
Rickey Lamar Roberts, age 58 of Mt Airy, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2009, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Born in Hall County, on November ...

Hall

Anna Brannon Whiting Pepper, 90, Gainesville
Anna Brannon Whiting Pepper, age 90, of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at Willow Wood Nursing Home following an extended illness.Funeral services are schedu ...

Jackson

George Owen Webb, 86, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. George Owen Webb, age 86, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, Dec 29, 2009. Mr. Webb, born in Jackson County, was a son of the ...
Ollin Clyde Weir, 86, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Ollin Clyde Weir, age 86, of Atlanta, who passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2009. Mr. Weir was born on August 18, 1923 in Jefferson ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Shirley Lawrance Porter, age 79, of School Street, Jackson, Georgia passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at the Sylvan Grove Hospital. Mrs. Porter was born February 1, 1930 ...
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.