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Local Obits for Mon. Aug 16th, 2010

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Hazel Blanche Barnett, 91, Commerce
Mrs. Hazel Blanche Barnett, age 91, of Nicholson, GA died August 16, 2010 at the BJC Nursing Home. Mrs. Barnett was born in Nicholson, GA to the late, Clarence and Mittie Seay Lut ...
Mary Helen Stanford, 81, Cumming
Mrs. Mary Helen Stanford, age 81, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, August 15, 2010. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Carroll Sta ...
Sandra Joe Fitzgerald, 71, Cumming
Sandra Joe Fitzgerald, age 71 of Acworth, Georgia passed away Monday, August 16, 2010. Services are pending at Georgia National Cemetery and will be announced at a later date. A p ...
William Louie Westbrook, age 84 of Cumming, Georgia passed away Monday, August 16, 2010. Graveside Services will be held Thursday, August 19th at Greenlawn Cemetery in Roswell, Ge ...

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Alma Cox Knesz, 70, Cumming
Alma Cox Knesz, age 70 of Cumming, Georgia passed away Monday, August 16, 2010. Memorial Services are pending at this time and will be announced at a later date. A private on-line ...
Carolyn M. Craft, 95, Gainesville
Carolyn Martin Craft died Monday August 16, 2010, one day after celebrating her 95th birthday with her family. She was born on August 15, 1915 in Shellman, GA where she developed c ...
Jacky Lynn Taylor, 47, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Jacky Lynn Taylor, age 47, of Clarkesville will be held on Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Kenneth Taylor, Rev. De ...
John Blanchard Toothaker, age 78 of Cumming, Georgia passed away Monday, August 16, 2010.Memorial Services are pending at this time and will be announced at a later date. A privat ...
LJ McCann, 93, Gainesville
Mr. L.J McCann, 93 of Gainesville died Sunday. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, August 19, 2010 at St. John Baptist Church at 1:00. Internment Memorial Park Cemetery. He was ...
Ruth Brownlow Seymour, Gainesville
Fountain Funeral Home of Avon Park Florida announces the passing of Mrs. Ruth Brownlow Seymour formerly of New Holland Ga. Mrs. Seymour went to be with her lord on Aug.14th 2010 fo ...
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.