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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 7th, 2011

Forsyth

Nellene Savannah Bannister Dooley, age 84, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2011. She was a member of Concord Baptist Church where she was in the Oasis Choir and Adult II ...

Gwinnett

Bruce Eugene Whaley, age 64, of Gwinnett County GA, entered into Heaven , Sunday, August 7, 2011. He was born May 27th 1947 in Whittier, CA. Bruce was a loving son, husband, father ...
Carol June Perkins, 79, Sugar Hill
CAROL JUNE PERKINS, 79, of Sugar Hill, Georgia passed away on Sunday August 7th, 2011With her loving family at her side.The family will be announcing a Memorial Service at a later ...
Margie Mae Jennings, age 83, of Atlanta, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2011. Margie is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Rupert Jennings; daughter, Peggy Putnam; 3 brot ...

Habersham

Lillian Elizabeth Demko Mahan, age 84, of Demorest, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Trenton, NJ, on November 1, 1926, she was a daugh ...

Hall

Betty Lurlene Roberts, 77, Clermont
Funeral services are scheduled for, Betty Lurlene Roberts, age 77 of Clermont. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday Aug. 9, in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Interm ...
Emory Curtis George, 79, Gainesville
Little & Davenport Funeral Home announces the death of Emory Curtis George of Gainesville who passed away August 7, 2011. Complete arrangement will be announced at a later date ...
Lewis W. Leathers, 76, Gainesville
Lewis W. Leathers, age 76 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at his residence.No funeral services are scheduled at this time.Mr. Leathers was born September 9, 1 ...
Paula Niven Hardy, Gainesville
Paula Niven Hardy, Commerce, wife of Charles Lambdin Hardy, Jr., entered into rest on August 7, 2011. Born in Gainesville, Georgia on September 7, 1938, she was the daughter of th ...
Willene Martin, 87, Flowery Branch
Willene Dora Martin, age 87 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at Willowood Nursing Home after a long battle with Alzheimer Disease. Funeral services ...

Jackson

Alvin Doyle Williams, 69, Commerce
Graveside services for Alvin Doyle Williams, age 69, of Commerce, formerly of Mt. Airy, will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, August 11, 2011 from the Hillside Gardens Cemetery in C ...
Reba Wright Mathis, 84, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Reba Wright Mathis, age 84, of Jefferson, GA. who passed away Sunday August 7, 2011 after a period of declining health.Mrs. Mathis wa ...
William Francis, 71, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William Francis "Bill" Cummings, age 71, of Maysville, who passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2011. Mr. Cummings was born ...
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.