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Local Obits for Tue. Sep 14th, 2010


Elizabeth Florentine Story, age 85 of Alpharetta, Georgia passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2010. Graveside Services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, September 17, 2010 at Greenlawn Ce ...


Amos L. Goss, 85, Cornelia
Amos L. Goss, age 85, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, September 14, 2010. Mr. Goss was born on January 21, 1925, in Habersham County, Georgia to the lat ...
Joseph "Joe" Savage Jr., 73, Demorest
Joseph Odell "Joe" Savage, Jr., age 73 of Demorest, passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2010, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Born in Haber ...


Billy Joe Wilson, 75, Gainesville
Billy Joe Wilson, age 75 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2010 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial services a ...
Edna Slaton Lane, 95, Flowery Branch
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 16, 2010 in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home, for Edna Slaton Lane, 95 of Flowery Branch, GA who ...
J.C. Dover, 76, Gainesville
Memorial services will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, September 17, 2010 Whitehall Baptist Church, for J.C. Dover, 76 of Gainesville, GA who passed away Tuesday September 14, 2010 ...


Lucile "Gracie" Jackson, 101, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death Miss Lucile "Gracie" Jackson, age 101, of Jefferson, who passed away on September 14, 2010. Miss Jackson was born on July 9, 1909 i ...
Robert Watson, 69, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death Mr. Robert Watson, age 69, of Jefferson, who passed away on September 13, 2010. Mr. Watson was born on September 16, 1940 in Jackson County, ...
Wyman Douglas Sargent, 69, Braselton
Mr. Wyman Douglas Sargent, age 69, of Braselton, GA died Tuesday September 14, 2010 at his residence. Mr. Sargent was born in Homer, GA to the late, James Frank and Maggie Moore S ...
Youem Long, 92, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death Mr. Youem Long, age 92, of Jefferson, who passed away on September 12, 2010. His wife, Neang Lim Long, preceded him in death.Survivors includ ...


James Floyd Rogers, 72, Cleveland
Mr. James Floyd Rogers, age 72 of Cleveland passed away Monday, September 13, 2010 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Mr. Rogers was born on Septemb ...
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.