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Local Obits for Mon. May 21st, 2012

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Ann Norma Cooper, 66, Roswell
Ann Norma Cooper, 66, of Roswell, died on May 21, 2012. Born in New York City, New York, she was the daughter of George and Irma Shapiro. In addition to her parents, she was preced ...
Donald Eugene Landers, 74, Cumming
Donald Eugene Landers, went to be with his heavenly Father, Monday, May 21, 2012 at 74 years old. He was born in Aragon, Georgia, but lived in the Atlanta area for most of his li ...
Ida Mae McBrayer Lingerfelt, age 61, of Cumming passed away Monday, May 21, 2012 due to complications arising from an extended period of illness. She was a lifelong resident of Cum ...

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Earline Manning Kirkland, 83, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Earline Manning Kirkland, age 83, of Flowery Branch, formerly of Albany, passed away Monday, May 21, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, following an extended illness.Gr ...
James Henry Holcomb, 95, Gainesville
James Henry Holcomb, aged 95, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, May 21, 2012 at his residence after a brief illness. Mr. Holcomb was born in Gainesville to the late P.L Holcomb a ...
Patsy Allen Mitchell, 72, Oakwood
Mrs. Patsy Allen Mitchell, age 72, of Oakwood passed away Monday, May 21, 2012. Patsy loved crafts, people and her cat, Tigger. She is survived by her son Kim Mitchell (Valerie) ...
Perry Lee Boss, 62, Gainesville
Perry Lee Boss, age 62 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, May 21, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center after an accident. Funeral ser ...
Roy Farr, 96, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Thursday May 24, 2012 at Corinth Baptist Church for Mr. Roy Farr age 96 of Gainesville. The Rev. Henry Loggins will officiate. Interme ...
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.