clearn.png
Tuesday September 27th, 2022 10:43PM

Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Mar 15th, 2012

Banks

Kathy Sue Sears, 51, Homer
Ms. Kathy Sue Sears, age 51, of Homer, GA died Thursday, March 15, 2012 at her residence. Ms. Sears was born in Commerce, GA to Ray and Allene Anderson Sears of Homer.Ms. Sears i ...

Barrow

Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Monday March 19, 2012 Graveside Memorial Park Cemetery for Coleman Crabtree Watkins, 47 of Winder, Ga. Rev. Don Pennington will officiate. The ...

Forsyth

Elizabeth Phillips Ragan, 81, Hartwell
Elizabeth Phillips Ragan, age 81, of Hartwell, GA, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2012. Elizabeth was an LPN at Dekalb General Hospital for 30 years and prior to that was at Joan ...
Sally Mac Ewen, 64, Decatur
Sally Mac Ewen, 64, of Decatur, Georgia passed away on Thursday, March 15th, 2012.The family will be announcing a Memorial Service at a later date.Arrangements by Byars Funeral Hom ...
Vera Eloise Marcus, 90, Ball Ground
Vera Eloise Marcus, age 90, passed away March 15, 2012. "Weezie" was from Savannah, GA, but spent the last few years in Anderson, SC and Cumming, GA. Weezie was born to ...
William Allen Gipson, 57, Cumming
William Allen Gipson, 57, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2012.A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 at Hillcrest Cemetery located in ...

Habersham

Primo Louis Canto, 90, Clarkesville
Mr. Primo Louis Canto , age 90, of Clarkesville, died March 15, 2012 at Northridge Medical Center in Commerce.Born on December 12, 1921 in Middletown, Connecticut, Mr. Canto was th ...

Hall

Johnny Edgar Broome, 65, Gainesville
Johnny Edgar Broome, age 65 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial services ...
Rembert Lee Jones, 62, Gainesville
Rembert Lee Jones, age 62 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral servi ...
Thomas Hitchcock Power, 89, Oakwood
Thomas Hitchcock Power, 89, of Oakwood, Georgia passed away on Thursday, March 15th, 2012.Memorial Service information will be announced at a later date.Arrangements by Byars Funer ...
Wayne Douglas Smith, 63, Gainesville
Wayne Douglas Smith, age 63 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Graveside services ...

Jackson

C. Nelson Brown, 65, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for C. Nelson Brown, 65, of Commerce who passed away late Thursday evening at his residence. Born in Commerce, he was the son of the ...

Lumpkin

Betty Louise Cantrell, 76, Dahlonega
Betty Louise Cantrell, 76, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2012, at her residence. She was a lifelong resident of Dahlonega, GA. She was a member of Dahlonega ...
Helen Blue, 90, Dahlonega
Mrs. Helen Blue, age 90, of Dahlonega GA died March 15, 2012, at the home of her daughter, Nancy Hilyer.Mrs. Blue was born in Madden MS December 8, 1921. She had lived in Lumpkin C ...
Johnnie Paul 'JP' Jones, 86, Dahlonega
Mr. Johnnie Paul 'JP' Jones, age 86, of Dahlonega, died Thursday, March 15, 2012 at Chestatee Regional Hospital surrounded by his family.Johnnie was born June 29, 1925 in ...
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.