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Local Obits for Sat. Jun 11th, 2011

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Timothy Lowe King, 52, Winder
Timothy Lowe King age 52, of Winder, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfunera ...

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Lorie Dee Roper Cadle, 42, Cumming
Lorie Dee Roper Cadle, age 42 of Cumming, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at her residence following a sudden illness. Memorial services are scheduled for Wednesd ...

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Benny T. Barrs, 82, Clarkesville
Benny T. Barrs, age 82, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2011, at Habersham Home West. Those who wish to express online condolences to the Barrs family m ...
Jesse Felton Fincannon, 85, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Jesse Felton Fincannon, age 85, of Carnesville will be held at 3:00 PM on Monday, June 13, 2011 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Dennis Duck will offic ...

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Robert Bowles, 47, Gainesville
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday June 14, 2011 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Robert Bowles, 47 of Gainesville. The Family will receive friends from 10:00 am til 8:00 pm Mon ...

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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Charles L. "Charlie" Whitmire, 82, of Commerce, Ga. who passed away Saturday June 11, 2011 at his residence following a peri ...
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.