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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 13th, 2012

Hall

Betty Mae Redmon, 73, Oakwood
Betty Mae Blackwell Redmon, age 73 of Oakwood, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral service ...
Johnnie Cecil Shope, 81, Gainesville
Johnnie Cecil Shope, age 81 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are s ...
Johnnie Nell Johnson, 68, Gainesville
Johnnie Nell Johnson, 68, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday June 13, 2012 at N.E. Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Miss Johnson was a member of First Baptis ...
Leslie Leigh-Anne Murphy,, 33, Gainesville
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2012, in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home for Leslie Leigh-Anne Murphy, 33, of Gainesville.Those wi ...
The Reverend Doctor James Newton (Jim) Thompson (79) died peacefully at his home in Gainesville, Georgia, on June 13, 2012. Born in Athens, Georgia, to James and Louise (Smith) Tho ...
Robert Merriel Browning, age 79 of Lula, passed away on Wednesday Morning, June 13, 2012 at his residence following a brief illness. Funeral services are scheduled for S ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Julie Marie Buck Thompson, 61, of Commerce, Ga. who passed away Wednesday June 13, 2012. Mrs. Thompson was born in Tokyo, Japan, a da ...

Stephens

Mrs. Genell Kesler Williams, 76, of Toccoa, died Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born May 14, 1936, in Franklin, GA., she was the daughter of the late ...

White

Ola Kathleen Waldrop, 70, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Ola Kathleen Waldrop, age 70 of Sautee. Mrs. Waldrop passed away Wednesday. June 13, 2012. Funeral arrangements are ...
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.