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Local Obits for Wed. Mar 25th, 2009

Banks

Walter Eugene Broom, 74, Gillsville
Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, announces the death of Walter Eugene Broom, age 74 of Lebanon Church Road, Gillsville, Georgia, who passed away Wednesday, Marc ...

Forsyth

Ethan Luke Campbell, age 17 passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2009. Funeral Services will be announced at a later date. Online condolences may be expressed at www.byarsfuneralhome. ...

Habersham

Martha Eller Pruitt, 81, Demorest
Martha Eller Pruitt, age 81, of Demorest, GA passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at Habersham County Medical Center.Mrs. Pruitt was born on July 14, 1927 in Habersham County, GA ...
SMSGT Charles E. Bogard, 86, Colorado Springs
Graveside services for SMSgt Charles E. Bogard, USAF Ret., age 86, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, will be held Saturday, March 28, 2009, at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Gardens in Cla ...

Hall

George Olan Smith, 62, Ledyard, CT formerly of Gainesville
George Olan Smith, Ret., age 62 of Albatross Drive, Ledyard, CT formerly of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, March 2, 2009 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in New London, CT ...
Mattie Lee Williams, 82, Gainesville
Graveside services are scheduled for 10:00 am on Saturday, March 28, 2009 in Lebanon U.M.C. cemetery for Mattie Lee Williams, age 82 of Bradford St., Gainesville. The Rev. Marshall ...

White

Robert Khleber Slaughter, 54, Cleveland
Mr. Robert Khleber Slaughter, age 54 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Mr. Slaughter was born in Sa ...
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.