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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 7th, 2011

Forsyth

Austin Nicole Evans, 7 w, Cumming
Austin Nicole Evans, 7 weeks, died on February 7, 2011 at Northside Hospital Atlanta with her loving parents, David and Jamie Evans of Cumming, GA at her side.In addition to her pa ...
Charlotte Duran Bennett, age 74, of Forsyth County Georgia, passed away Sunday, February 6, 2011. Charlotte was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. She was preceded in death ...

Gwinnett

Wilma Thomas Swafford, 80, Norcross
Wilma Thomas Swafford, 80, of Norcross, GA died February 7, 2011.She was a member of Happy Hands Crafts and was an inspiration to her family and friends through her love of her Lor ...

Habersham

Jimmy Jordan, 75, Alto
Jimmy Jordan, age 75, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Monday, February 7, 2011, at Landmark Hospital, Athens, Georgia.Mr. Jordan was born on September 20, 1935, in Banks County, G ...
Merle Baxa Brake, 98, Baldwin
Merle Baxa Brake, age 98, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Friday, January 28, 2011.Mrs. Brake was born on September 26, 1912, in Eden, West Virginia to the late James Edwards a ...

Hall

Helene Marie Wilson, 94, Sarasota, FL
Helene Marie Wilson, 94 of Sarasota, FL passed away on Monday February 7, 2011. She was born Helen Marie Kennedy at her grandmother Daems ranch at Varney Montana, July 24, 1916 to ...
Toboris Ronell Daniel, 28, Gainesville
Toboris Ronell Daniel, age 28, formerly of Oconee County and of Gainesville, Ga, died Monday, February 7. Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home will host a visitation from 5-7pm, Sat ...

Jackson

J.B. Standridge, Jr.,, 74, Commerce
Mr. J.B. Standridge, Jr., age 74, of Commerce, GA died Monday, February 7, 2011 at his residence. Mr. Standridge was born in Jackson County, GA to the late J.B. and Agnus Blalock ...
Raymond Dedeo Bauerband, 77, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr.Raymond Dedeo Bauerband , age 77, of Jefferson, who passed away on February 6, 2011. Mr. Bauerband was born in Rahway, NJ, a son t ...

Lumpkin

Mr. Andrew Jewell "Gabby" Gaddis, age 81, of Dahlonega, GA, died Monday, February 7, 2011 at his home. Mr. Gaddis was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County a ...
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.