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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jun 6th, 2009

Banks

Joel Tench, 62, Alto
Dr. Joel Tench, age 62 of Alto, passed away on Saturday, June 06, 2009 at his residence following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on December 12, ...

Dawson

Malcolm Lamar Roper, 94, of Pavo, GA, formerly of Dawsonville, died Saturday June 6, 2009 at Golden Living Nursing Home in Thomasville, GA. Born March 28, 1915 in Dawson County, h ...

Forsyth

Susan Rose Wylie Datelle, age 66, of Atlanta Ga. formerly of Waterbury, CT passed away June 6th, 2009 with her husband Ralph, family and grandchildren by her side.She was employed ...

Hall

James G. Collins, 76, Gainesville
James Gilbert Collins age 77 of Summerlake Drive,Gainesville passed away Saturday June 6, 2009 at theNortheast Georgia Medical Center.Mr. Collins was born on July 16, 1931 to the l ...
Mr Ben Alfred Ward, 73, Gainesville
Ben Alfred Ward, age 73 of Ash Circle, Gainesville, Georgia passed away Saturday, June 6, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center of an extended illness. Funeral servic ...
Mr.Pat Jordan, 92, Flowery Branch
Memorial Park announces the death of Mr. Pat Jordan age 92 of Flowery Branch.

Lumpkin

Mary Lou Conner, 95, Dahlonega
Mrs. Mary Lou Conner, age 95, of Dahlonega, GA died Saturday, June 6, 2009 at her home in Dahlonega.Mrs. Conner was born in Dahlonega, GA January 11, 1914. She was the daughter of ...
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.