pcloudyn.png
Saturday October 1st, 2022 11:16PM

Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Nov 12th, 2011

Forsyth

Christine McPherson Worley, age 87, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2011. She was a longtime member of New Harmony Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her ...
Kathleen Caine, 81, Cumming
Kathleen Caine, age 81, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2011. She was a member of Silver Shoals Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her grandson, Ben Caine. ...

Habersham

Barbara Maxine Kilbreath Munsey, age 87, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2011, at the Habersham Medical Center. Mrs. Munsey was born on August 16, ...

Hall

Joseph B. "JB" Balenger, Sr., 80, Carrollton, GA
Joseph B. "JB" Balenger, Sr., Age 80 of Carrollton, GA died Saturday, November 12, 2011 after a long battle with cancer. Mr. Balenger has been cremated and a memorial ser ...

Jackson

Alma Leo Vandiver, 86, Hoschton
Mrs. Alma Leo Vandiver, age 86, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2011.She loved her family and was a devoted mother and mother in-law. She loved gardening and attended and loved ...
Rayla Delorse Smith, 53, Braselton
Mrs. Rayla Delorse Smith, age 53 of Braselton, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2011. She loved her family very much. She was a registered nurse with Pruitt Health Care. The fa ...

Lumpkin

Melissa Scarbrough, 47, Dahlonega
Mrs. Melissa Scarbrough, age 47, of Dahlonega, GA died Saturday, November 12, 2011.Melissa Scarbrough has always been a loving Mother, wife and friend. She really enjoyed spending ...
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.