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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 13th, 2012

Dawson

Ruby May Jones, 85, Dawsonville
Ruby May Jones, 85, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday July 12, 2012 at the Bell Minor Home following a period of declining health.Born October 10, 1926 in Hall County to the late ...

Habersham

Mr. Ralph Phillip Jones, age 51 of Alto, passed away Friday, July 13, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, ...

Hall

Eloise Lorraine Thomas, 64, Gainesville
Ms. Eloise Lorraine Thomas, age 64 of Gainesville, GA passed away on July 13, 2012.Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home.
Elsie J. Wilson, 94, Lula
Funeral Services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Monday July 16, 2012 at White Hall Baptist Church for Mrs. Elsie J. Wilson age 94 of Lula. The Rev. Bill Surrett and Rev. Chris Segars ...
Sharon Molina, 46, Gainesville
Sharon Molina, 46, of Gainesville passed away July 13, 2012.Memorial Services are scheduled for 4:00 p.m. Thursday July 19, 2012 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Ms. Shar ...
Willie Bell Prather, 56, Gainesville
Willie Bell Prather was born April 13, 1956 to the late Doshie Mae Cantrell and Ernest J. Jowers. She was preceded in death by her sister West Lou Statham. After fighting a long ...
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.