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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Feb 17th, 2009

Habersham

Gladys Joye Freeman Fritchey, 69, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Gladys Joye Freeman Fritchey, age 69, of Clarkesville, will be held on Saturday, February 21, 2009, at 11:00 AM from the Harvest Christian Church. Pastor Rick ...
Mildred Louise Mote Byrd, 84, Demorest
Funeral services for Mildred Louise Mote Byrd, age 84, of Demorest will be held on Friday, February 20, 2009, at 11:00 AM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Russ Barker and R ...

Hall

Jane Abbey Shurack, 71, Gainesville
Mrs. Jane Abbey Shurack, age 71, of Gainesville, GA (Forsyth County) passed away Tuesday, February 17, 2009. She was born December 25, 1937 and died of lung cancer at The Cohen Ho ...
Michael Douglas Allen, 33, Gainesville
Funeral services for Michael Douglas Allen, age 33, of Gainesville, will be held on Thursday, February 19, 2009, at 11:00 AM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel in Clarkesville. Rev ...
William Clyde â, 85, Lula
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Rabun

Mattie S. Perry McCall, 99, Clayton
Mattie S. Perry McCall, 99, of Clayton, Georgia, died Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at her home.She was born June 7th 1909 in Rabun County to Henry and Mary Duncan Perry. She was emp ...

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Andrew George Tampa, 83, Cleveland
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, announces the death of Andrew George Tampa, age 83 of Cleveland and formerly of Atlanta, passed away Tuesday, February 17, 2 ...
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.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.