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Local Obits for Sat. Mar 19th, 2011

Dawson

Gregory Harris Moore, 45, Dawsonville
Gregory Harris Moore, 45, of Dawsonville, GA died on March 19, 2011. Born in Johnson City, TN he was the son of Edward and Norma Moore of Loganville, GA.Greg was an avid sportsman ...
James Leon Gravitt, 67, Dawsonville
James Leon Gravitt, 67, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday March 19, 2011 at his residence following a period of declining health.Born February 7, 1944 in Forsyth County to the la ...

Forsyth

Joey Edgil, 48, Cumming
Joey Edgil, age 48, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, March 19, 2011. He was a member of River of Life Church of God. Joey was a 1981 graduate of Forsyth County High school and he ...

Hall

Charles Hugh Shedd, 72, Gainesville
Charles Hugh Shedd, 72, of Gainesville, GA passed away Saturday March 19, 2011 at The Oaks of Scenic View in Baldwin GA following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held ...

White

Guadalupe Mora Arellano, Infant daughter of Fernado Mora and Teresita Serrano Arellano passed away, Saturday, March 19, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Survivors include ...
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.