Local Obits for Mon. May 11th, 2009
Donald Melvin Stanley, age 61 of Royston and formerly of Alto, passed away Monday, May 11, 2009, at his residence following an extended illness. ...
Mr. Arnold James Boyd, local businessman was born February 17, 1922; he died May 11, 2009 at the age of 87 years. Mr. Arnold Boyd grew up on his fatherâ
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00am on Friday, May 15, 2009 at Wardâ
Funeral services for Sidney Seldon Graves 87 of Gainesville will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday May 13,2009 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 P.M. ...
William Dale Mann, age 54 of Victoria Lane, Lula, Georgia passed away Monday, May 11, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral service ...
Jordan Matthew Bratek, age 17 of Hoschton, GA died suddenly on Friday, May 8, 2009. Arrangements by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-6924 www.hamiltonmillchapel.com
Mrs. Lou Belle Radford, age 88, of Dahlonega, GA died Monday May 11, 2009 at her residence.Mrs. Radford was born is Cherokee County, NC and had lived in Lumpkin County most of her ...
Charles David Dover, age 51 of Autumn Way, Cleveland, Georgia passed away Sunday, May 10, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral se ...
Mrs. Frances Augusta Malone, age 86, of Cleveland, Ga formerly of Baltimore MD passed away Monday, May 11, 2009 at Northeast GA Medical Center.Mrs. Malone was born in Baltimore MD ...
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.