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Local Obits for Mon. Dec 5th, 2011


Robert John Carlisle, 53, Dawsonville
Robert John Carlisle, 53, of Dawsonville passed away Monday December 5, 2011 at Embracing Hospice following an extended illness.Born September 16, 1958, Mr. Carlisle was a lifelong ...


Aleine Fay Ridings, 90, Cumming
Aleine Fay Ridings, age 90, of Cumming, GA, passed away Monday, December 5, 2011. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Amy Harrison; daughter and son-in-law, ...
Dolores Lee Sloyer, 76, Cumming
Dolores Lee Sloyer, 76, of Cumming, GA died at Northside Hospital Forsyth on December 5, 2011. Born in Rochester, NY, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Katherine Stemp.D ...
Mangram Arthur Elzey, 73, Cumming
Mangram Arthur Elzey, age 73, of Cumming, GA, passed away Monday, December 5, 2011. He was a member of Cumming Second Baptist Church for 60 years. Mangram was also a member of th ...
Richard John Busse, 65, Cumming
Richard John Busse, age 65, of Cumming, GA, passed away Monday, December 5, 2011. He was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Richard moved here from Buffalo, NY to work a ...


Carol Faulkner Chapman, 95, Baldwin
Carol Faulkner Chapman, age 95, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Monday, December 5, 2011, in Duluth, Georgia.Mrs. Carol F. Chapman was born on March 10, 1916, in Hall County, G ...


Aurelia Fischer Gittings, 96, Gainesville
Aurelia Fischer Gittings, age 96, of Gainesville passed away Monday, December 5, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Graveside services will be h ...
Clinton (Mike) Coley, 43, Gainesville
Clinton (Mike) Coley age 43 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, December 05, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Funeral Services are scheduled f ...
Martin Lee Schock, 60, Gainesville
Martin Lee Schock, age 60 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, December 5, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Memorial services are scheduled for ...


Boe L. Ivey, 22, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Boe L. Ivey, 22, of Commerce who passed away at Athens Regional Medical Center early Monday morning. Born in Pickens County, he was the so ...
Phyllis Marie Sullivan, 93, Braselton
Mrs. Phyllis Marie Sullivan, age 93, of Braselton, passed away Monday, December 5, 2011. She is survived by her son Jackie Lee Hout of the Phillipines; daughter Debbie Pittman and ...


Lorene Pitchford Anderson, 88, Cleveland
Mrs. Larene Pitchford Anderson age 88 of Cleveland passed away Monday December 5, 2011 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Anderson was born June 8, 1923 in Dahlon ...
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.