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Local Obits for Mon. Oct 17th, 2011

Dawson

Mary Helen Luke, 90, Dawsonville
Mary Helen Luke, 90, of Dawsonville passed away Monday October 17, 2011 at Mountain View Health Center following a period of declining health.Born August 29, 1921 in Orlando, Flori ...

Habersham

Walter Reed Ballew, 69, Cornelia
Graveside services for Walter Reed Ballew, age 69, of Cornelia, will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, October 22, 2011 from the Hillside Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Clarkesville. T ...

Jackson

Henry L. (Tom) Brown, 86, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Henry L. (Tom) Brown 86 of Commerce.Services will be Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011 from the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home. Burial in the Blacks Cree ...
James H. Holland, 34, Pendergrass
James H. Holland, age 34 of Pendergrass, passed away on Monday, October 17, 2011 in Pendergrass, Georgia following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, Oct ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Linda Ruth Hobson Campbell, age 64, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, October 17, 2011. Mrs. Campbell was born in Athens, GA, ...
Shirley H. Hauntsman, 76, Commerce
Mrs. , age 76, of Danielsville, GA died Monday, October 17, 2011 at Heritage Healthcare of Athens. Mrs. Hauntsman was born in Pelham, New Hampshire to the late Herman and Vera Car ...

Lumpkin

Beth Ann Keihn, 58, Dahlonega
We are sorry to announce the death of Beth Ann Keihn "Staker" on October 17, 2011.Beth was born in Muncie, Indiana on June 20th 1953. She was employed by the City of Munc ...

White

Charles Blane Helton, 55, Cleveland
Rev. Charles Blane Helton age 55 of Cleveland passed away Monday October 17, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Rev. Helton was born in Habersham County on January 27, 1956 ...
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.