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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jun 17th, 2009

Dawson

Fred Youngman, 67, Dawsonville
Fred Youngman, 67, of Dawsonville died Wednesday June 17, 2009 at his residence following a sudden illness.Born June 28, 1941 in Port Jervis, New York to the late Sam and Margie Yo ...

Gwinnett

Jerry Morgan Vereen, 62, Duluth
Jerry Morgan Vereen, 62, of Duluth, GA died on June 17, 2009 at Peachtree Christian Hospice. His father, Jack Merill Vereen, Sr. and twin brother, Terry Vereen preceded him in dea ...

Habersham

Chance Randall Cantrell, 38, Cornelia
Chance Randell Cantrell, age 38 of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2009, following injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born in Hall County on March 31, 1971, he ...

Hall

James Kenneth GriffethJim died after a long illness, Wednesday, June 17th. He was born in Pembroke, GA October. 4th, 1923. His family moved to Athens, GA where Jim attended public ...
Mabel Grace Roper, age 85 of Park Hill Drive, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia following an extended illness. Memorial se ...
Mary D. Vorees, age 94, died June 16, 2009 at the home ofher son, George Vorees. She was born in Watertown,NY in 1914and lived in New Jersey, New York, Virginia and Florida. Inher ...

Lumpkin

Virginia Woody Reece, 78, Dahlonega
Virginia Woody Reece, age 78, of Dahlonega, GA died Wednesday June 17, 2009 at the Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA.Mrs. Reece was a native and lifelong resident of Lum ...
William Charles â, 40, Dahlonega
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William Randolph Trotter, 52, Dahlonega
Mr. William Randolph Trotter age 52 of Dahlonega passed away June 17, 2009. Complete arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville.
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.