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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 26th, 2012

Forsyth

Carol Troutman Gibbs, 72, Cumming
Carol Troutman Gibbs, 72, of Cumming, GA died on April 26, 2012 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. Born in Wilton, KY she was the daughter of the late Ernest "Bud" Troutman ...
Faye Mathis Martin, 96, Cumming
Faye Mathis Martin, age 96 and lifelong resident of Forsyth County passed away Thursday, April 26, 2012. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Mrs. Martin operated Mar ...
Gracie Eulala Frisbey, 65, Sugar Hill
Gracie Eulala Frisbey, 65, of Sugar Hill, Georgia passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2012.The family will be hosting a Celebration of Life Memorial Interment of her Cremains on Tue ...
Inez Grindle Cain, 90, Cumming
Inez Grindle Cain, age 90, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, GA, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2012. She was the daughter of the late Charles Columbus and Lilly Jones Grin ...
Winifred Seawell Springer, age 88, passed away Thursday, April 26th, 2012. Wynn was born July 15, 1923 in Clarksburg West VA. Wynn was a long time teacher in the Bay County School ...

Habersham

Easton Emmanuel Singleton, age 17 of Alto, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2012, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born in Habersham County on October 16, 1994, he ...
Eugene Carlton Allen, 75, Mt. Airy
Eugene Carlton Allen, age 75 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2012, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born July 12, 1936 in Habersham County, he was a son of the ...
Joyce H. Payne, 76, Cornelia
Joyce H. Payne, age 76 of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2012, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Habersham County, GA on October 24, 1935, she was a daught ...
Thomas J. Gailey, 72, Baldwin
Thomas Jenkins Gailey, age 72, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2012, at Stephens County Hospital. Mr. Gailey was born in Banks County, Georgia on August 5, ...

Hall

Carroll Blane Turbeville, 81, Murrayville
Mr. Carroll Blane "Carl" Turbeville, age 81, of Murrayville, GA passed away on Thursday April 26, 2012 at his residence following a long battle with Cancer.Carl was born ...
Verna Mae Buddenhagen, 90, Flowery Branch
Loving Memory of Verna Mae Buddenhagen, of Flowery Branch, who passed away Thursday, April 26, 2012 following an extended illness. She gave 90 years of love and devotion to all sh ...
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.