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Local Obits for Sat. Nov 6th, 2010

Forsyth

Joshua Lee Smith, 23, Acworth
Joshua Lee Smith, age 23, of Acworth, Ga., passed away Saturday, November 6, 2010. He is survived by his parents, Evelyn and Raymond Smith of Acworth.Services will be held Wednesd ...

Hall

Dennis Sims, Gainesville
Dennis Sims, died sat. 11/6. Arrangements entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson, Gainesville, 770-536-3251
Homer Whitt, 82, Flowery Branch
Homer Whitt, age 82 of Flowery Branch, passed away Saturday , November 6, 2010. Memorial Services will be held in the Chapel of Ingram Funeral Home on Friday, November 12, 2010 at ...
James Yonce, 66, Gillsville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00p.m. Monday November 8 at Lebanon United Methodist Church for Mr. James Douglas"Doug" Yonce age 66 of Gillsville. The Rev. Marshall ...
Jerry Lee Bruce, 56, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jerry Lee Bruce, age 56, of Flowery Branch, Georgia, passed away Saturday, November 06, 2010 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral ...
Kathryn Lynn Smith, 47, Gainesville
Ms. Kathryn Lynn Smith, age 47, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Saturday, November 06, 2010 at her residence following an extended illness.. Funeral services are sch ...
WILLIAM V. LASHBROOK, 87, Galesburg
WILLIAM V. LASHBROOK , age 87 was born January 11, 1923 in Galesburg, IL. He passed away on November 6, 2010 in Canton, GA. He was preceded in death by his parents, John William ...

Jackson

Robert Edward Holbrook, 71, Commerce
Mr. Robert Edward Holbrook, age 71, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, November 6, 2010 at VA Medical Center. Mr. Holbrook was born in Franklin County, OH to the late Morton and Hatti ...

Lumpkin

Mattie Lou Morrison,, 93, Dahlonega
Mattie Lou Morrison, 93, of Dahlonega, GA was called home on November 6, 2010. She was predeceased by her husband, Alex "Bud" Morrison of Jacksonville, FL in 1977.Mrs. M ...
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.