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Local Obits for Wed. May 4th, 2011

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Jae Ho Yoo, 77, Auburn
Mr. Jae Ho Yoo age 77 of Auburn, passed way Wednesday, May 4, 2011. Funeral services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home,35 First Street, Hoschton, G ...

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Lawrence A. Holtzclaw, 74, Cumming
Lawrence A. Holtzclaw, age 74, of Cumming, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 4, 2011. He was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. Lawrence is preceded in death by his pare ...
Ruth Benson Hutchinson passed away on May 4, 2011. She was preceded by her parents, Thomas Landrum Benson and Lillian Simpson Benson of Columbia, SC, her sister, Lillian Benson Ut ...

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Ellen Whitmire Hammond, 85, Mt. Airy
Funeral services for Ellen Whitmire Hammond, age 85, of Mt. Airy will be Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Billy Burrell will officiate with ...
Retha Murphy, 50, Cornelia
Mrs. Retha Murphy, age 50, of Cornelia, GA, died Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at the Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.Mrs. Murphy was a native of Hall County who had lived in Habers ...

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Enoch Dean Stephens, Gainesville
Enoch Dean Stephens, born September 28, 1933 in Gainesville, GA went home to be with the Lord and his beloved wife of 50 years, Allene on May 4, 2011.Dean was 77 years young and r ...
Sylvia C. Martin, 78, Oakwood
Sylvia C. Martin age 78 of Oakwood passed away May 4, 2011 at the Bell Home following a brief illness.Mrs. Martin was born July 10, 1932 in Rhode Island to the late John Smith and ...

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Mrs. Laurene Miller Chastain age 76 of Sautee passed away Wednesday May 4, 2011 at her residence. Mrs. Chastain was born in Hall County the daughter of the late David P. and Christ ...
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.