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Local Obits for Tue. Apr 28th, 2009

Forsyth

Christine Dunlap Veteto, 83, Hartwell
Mrs. Christine Dunlap Veteto, age 83, passed away in Hartwell, Georgia on Tuesday, April 28, 2009 and is resting in peace with the Lord. "Mrs. Chris" as she was called, w ...
Mary Mernagh, 94, Cumming
Mary Mernagh, age 94, of Cumming, formerly of Miami, Florida and New York, passed away April 28, 2009.She was preceded in death by her parents Charles and Josephine Maniglia, and b ...

Gwinnett

Cynthia Ann Tucker, 37, Dacula
Ms. Cynthia Ann Tucker, age 37 of Dacula, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2009. Survivors include her parents, Jimmy & Marion Tucker of Cumming; grandmother, Mary Miza Tucker ...

Habersham

Ford M. â, 76, Clarkesville
Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin announces the death of Mr. Ford M. â

Hall

James W. Anderson, 85, Murrayville
Mr. James W. Anderson, age 85, of Murrayville, GA died Tuesday April 28, 2009 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.James was a native and lifelong resident of ...
Jim Beaman, 58, Oakwood
Jim Beaman, 58, of Oakwood, GA, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2009. He was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on April 6, 1951. He was the son of Don and Shirley Beaman. He was empl ...
Judith Healan Griffin, Dumfries, Va.
Judith Healan Griffin, age 48, of Dumfries Virginia, formerly of Gainesville, died Tuesday April 28, 2009, following a courageous battle with cancer.Judy is the daughter of A.O. (R ...
Randall Edward Sexton, 55, Gainesville
Mr. Randall Edward Sexton, age 55 of Roper Hill Road, Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at his residence following a sudden illness. Memorial ser ...
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.