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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Feb 14th, 2009

Habersham

Ms. Bertha Jewell Shirley, age 88, of Alto, GA passed away Saturday, February 14, 2009 at a private care facility. Ms. Shirley was born on December 25, 1920 in Habersham ...

Hall

Loretta F. Rhodes, NA, Lawrenceville
Loretta F. Rhodes, Lawrenceville, GA passed away Saturday, February 14, 2009 at her residence following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, February 17, 20 ...
Sheree Lee Collis, 52, Gainesville
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Sheree Lee Collis, age 52 of Gainesville. Mrs. Collis passed away Saturday, February 14, 2009 at her residence follo ...

Lumpkin

Ernest Ray Harris, 80, Dahlonega
Mr. Ernest Ray Harris, age 80, of Dahlonega, GA died Saturday Feb. 14, 2009 at his residence following an extended illness.Mr. Harris was born in Forsyth County, GA January 4, 1929 ...

White

Shirley Whelchel, 86, Sautee
Mrs. Shirley Whelchel age 86 of Sautee, passed away Saturday February 14, 2009 at Friendship Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this ...
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.