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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 22nd, 2011

Forsyth

Lawrence Donald East, 62, Cumming
Lawrence Donald East, 62 of Cumming, GA passed away Friday, July 22, 2011.A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 30, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel at McDonald & S ...

Habersham

Harvey Dorsey Oliver, age 59, of Alto, Georgia went home to be with our Lord on Friday, July 22, 2011.Mr. Oliver was born in Cleveland, Georgia on October 13, 1951. He was the son ...
Martha Savannah Sosebee Allen, 89, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Martha Savannah Sosebee Allen, age 89, of Clarkesville, will be held on Monday, July 25, 2011 at 11:00 AM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Bill Trotter ...
Mary Jo Locke Irvin, 86, Cornelia
Mary Jo Locke Irvin, age 86, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Friday, June 22, 2011, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Irvin was born on September 20, 1924, in Habe ...

Hall

Gertrude Elizabeth Kinner Roper, age 93 of Morrow, Georgia, formerly of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2011 at Harbor Grace Hospice Center, Atlanta, following an exte ...
Gertrude Elizabeth Roper, 97, Gainesville
Mrs. Gertrude Elizabeth Roper, age 97, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Friday, July 22, 2011 at Harbor Grace Hospice in Atlanta, GA. Complete arrangements to be announced by M ...
Hattie Mae Walden, 86, Clermont
Ms. Hattie Mae Walden age 86 of Clermont, passed away Friday, July 22, 2011 at her residence following a brief illness. Ms. Walden was born in Jackson County on February 21, 1925 t ...
Mardelle Rowell McEntire, 73, Flowery Branch
Mardelle Rowell McEntire, 73, of Gainesville passed away Friday July 22, 2011 at Willow Wood Nursing Home following a brief illness.Funeral services will be held Monday July 25, 20 ...
Margaret Minchew Grimes, 82, Mt. Pleasant, SC and formerly of Gainesville
Born Margaret Christeen Minchew, May 26, 1929 in Waycross, GaGraduate of Wacona High School and Massey School of Business. Survived by:Darling husband of 64 years,Rev. Vernon E. G ...

Jackson

Paul Eddie Powell, 71, Conyers
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Paul E. Powell, age 71, of Conyers, who passed away on Friday, July 22, 2011 at Abbey Hospice House in Social Circle, Ga. after an ext ...

Lumpkin

Larry Allen Hubbard, 43, Dahlonega
Larry Allen Hubbard, 43 of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Friday, July 22, 2011, at his residence.Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. at the Dahloneg ...

White

Troy Lee York, 50, Cleveland
Mr. Troy Lee York, age 50, of Cleveland passed away Friday July 22, 2011 at his residence following an extended illness.Mr. York was born in Habersham County, the son of the late F ...
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...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
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.