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Local Obits for Sat. Jan 29th, 2011

Dawson

Billy Crane, 83, Dawsonville
Billy Crane, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday January 29, 2011 at his residence following an extended illness.Born October 7, 1927 to the late Dock, Sr. and Annie Crane, he ...

Forsyth

America Marie McLaughlin Chambers of Cumming, GA and formerly of Decatur and Stone Mountain was born on Flag Day in 1924 and passed away on January 29, 2011. Her beautiful smile a ...

Gwinnett

Gary Carl Winn,, 61, Buford
Gary Carl Winn, age 61 of Buford, Georgia, died Saturday, January 29, 2011, after a brief illness. A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 11:00 AM at Hamilto ...

Hall

Clyde O'Kelley, 84, Clermont
Clyde O'Kelley, age 84, of Clermont passed away Saturday, January 29, 2011, after a period of declining health. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday at Little and Davenpo ...
Dr. Joseph Vazquez, 80, Gainesville
Dr. Joseph G. Vazques, age 80, of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, January 29, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA.Complete arrangements to be announced by ...

White

Harriett Giddens, 75, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Harriett Giddens, age 75 of Cleveland. Mrs. Giddens passed away Saturday, January 29, 2011 at Habersham County Medic ...
Harriet Giddens, 75, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Harriet Elizabeth Giddens, age 75 of Cleveland. Mrs. Giddens passed away Saturday, January 29, 2011 at Habersham Co ...
Walter Mark Smith, 43, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Walter Mark Smith, age 43 of Helen. Mr. Smith passed away Saturday, January 29, 2011 at his residence following an ex ...
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.