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Local Obits for Mon. Feb 23rd, 2009

Dawson

Tyler Hutchison, 18, Dawsonville
Tyler Hutchison, 18, of Dawsonville died Monday February 23, 2009 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.A native of Forsyth County, he lived most of his life in Dawson ...

Forsyth

Barbara Romer, 88, Gainesville
Barbara Romer, age 88 of Gainesville, GA (Forsyth) passed away Monday, February 23, 2009. Services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, February 27, 2009 at the National Cemetery in Bush ...

Habersham

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Hall

Franklin Curtis Gaddis, 71, Gainesville
Franklin Curtis Gaddis, age 71 of Loggins Street, Gainesville, passed away Monday, February 23, 2009 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are ...
Susan Reid Manley Law, 74, Gainesville
Susan Reid Manley Law was born in Madison, GA on December 2, 1934. She died peacefully at home on February 22, 2009 after an extended illness, surrounded by her family. She was a ...

Lumpkin

Robert Hampton Garmon, 97, Dahlonega
Mr. Robert Hampton Garmon, Age 97, of Dahlonega, Ga. died Monday February 23, 2009 at Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega. Mr. Garmon lived in Dawson county before coming to L ...

Rabun

Louisa McIntosh Edwards, Rabun Gap/Atlanta
Louisa McIntosh Edwards of Atlanta and Rabun Gap, Georgia, died of complications from breast cancer on Monday, February 23, at her home on Black Rock Mountain. Louisa graduated fr ...

White

Boyd Ray Headrick, 76, Cleveland
Mr. Boyd Ray Headrick, age 76, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, February 22, 2009 at his residence following an extended illness.Mr. Headrick was born in Knoxville, TN on August 2 ...
Odell C. Warwick, 84, Marietta
Mr. Odell C. Warwick, 84 of Marietta, Georgia formerly of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Monday, February 23, 2009 following an extended illness. Born in White County, Georgia ...
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.