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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 21st, 2012

Hall

Ellen Mae Redmon Cannon, 80, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Ellen Mae Redmon Cannon age 80 of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away on Monday August 20, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. ...
Sabrina Kim Wofford, 42, Gainesville
Mrs. Sabrina Kim Wofford age 42 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday August 21, 2012 at Northside Hospital following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled for F ...
Trey Michael Webb, Inf, Gainesville
Trey Michael Webb, infant son of Chris and Elizabeth Webb, passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Trey was born August 8, 2012 in Gainesville, GA ...

Jackson

Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Charlie Littleton Smallwood, 81, of Commerce who passed away at his residence early Tuesday morning after an extended illness. B ...
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.