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Local Obits for Sat. Jun 16th, 2012

Banks

Greg Alvin Crain, 51, Maysville
Ivie Funeral Home Commerce announces services for Greg Alvin Crain 51 of Maysville. He was the son of Lucile Jones Crain of Maysville and the late Alvin K. Crain. Survivors incl ...

Gwinnett

John Quinten Sapp, 79, Sugar Hill
John Quinten Sapp, Jr., 79, of Sugar Hill, GA died at Embracing Hospice House on June 16, 2012. Born in Peoria, IL he was the son of the late John Quinton Sapp, Sr. and Leola Gard ...

Habersham

Joseph Lawrence Welborn, 83, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Joseph Lawrence Welborn, age 83, of Clarkesville, will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Paul Bryson will ...

Hall

Brian Seabolt, 32, Gillsville
Brian Seabolt age 32 of Gillsville passed away June 16, 2012. Memorial services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at Macedonia Baptist Church with Rev. Hoyt Campbell offi ...
Herbert Eugene "Gene" Bennett, 78, of Gainesville died Saturday June 16, 2012.Mr. Bennett was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years Maejelle Seay Bennett, parents, M ...

Lumpkin

Dr. Alphonse Francesco Forziati of Dahlonega died June 16, 2012 at the Oaks at Limestone following an extended illness. He was born February 27, 1911 in Boston, Massachusetts, th ...

Stephens

Ray Gerald Osborne, 78, Toccoa
Mr. Ray Gerald Osborne, age 78, of Toccoa, beloved husband of Barbara Miller (Bobbie) Osborne, entered the gates of heaven on June 16, 2012. Born in Columbia, SC, he was the son of ...

White

Euzella Blackburn, 80, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Euzella Blackburn, age 80 of Clarkesville. Mrs. Blackburn passed away Saturday June 16, 2012. Services are scheduled ...
Garland Edward Free, 94, Cleveland
Garland Edward Free, age 94 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2012 at his residence.Mr. Free was born July 9, 1917 in Habersham County to the late Humphrey and Lucy Pett ...
Ora Pearl Fain Alexander, 76, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Ora Pearl Fain Alexander, age 76 of Cleveland. Mrs. Alexander passed away Saturday, June 16, 2012 at Atlanta Medical ...
Virginia Lovell Cash, 76, Winterville, formerly of Cleveland
Virginia Lovell Cash, age 76, of Winterville, formerly of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2012 at Heritage Health Care at Grandview. Ms. Cash was born February 3, 1936 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.