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Local Obits for Mon. Aug 1st, 2011

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Virgil Garland, 89, Cumming
Virgil Garland, age 89, of Newnan, passed away Monday, August 1, 2011. Graveside services will be held Thursday, August 4, at 1:00 p.m. in Georgia National Cemetery.Ingram Funeral ...

Habersham

Ralph Bailey Daniel, 81, Demorest
Funeral services for Ralph Bailey Daniel, age 81, of Demorest, will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, August 1, 2011 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Anthony Shore officiat ...

Hall

Linda Ellen Nation Myers Allison, age 56 of Lula, passed away on August 1, 2011 at her residence following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, August 3, ...
Truman Foster, 80, Martin
Truman Foster, age 80 of Martin, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2011 at his residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, August 4, ...

Jackson

Geneva Beatty, 82, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Geneva Beatty age 82, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, August 1, 2011.Funeral services are pending at this time.Evans Funeral ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Gregory Todd "Greg" Caudell, age 49, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2011 at home with his family by his ...
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.