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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 7th, 2012

Dawson

Julia Harris Cody, 44, Dawsonville
Julia Harris Cody, 44, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday August 7, 2012.Born February 10, 1968 in Raleigh, North Carolina to the late James and Phyllis Harris, she moved to the Da ...

Hall

Mary Ann Hayes, 92, Gainesville
Mary Ann Hayes, age 92 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at New Horizon's North Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral se ...

Jackson

Juanita Baker Bowles, 51, Commerce
Mrs. Juanita Baker Bowles, age 51 of Commerce died Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at her residence. Mrs. Bowles was born in Commerce to the late, Carl and Pauline Leachman Baker. Mrs. B ...
William Andrew, 21, Braselton
Mr. William Andrew "Bubba" Fugerson, age 21, of Braselton, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2012. Funeral services will be held at Lawson Funeral Home, Friday, 2:00 P.M. Au ...

Other

Glenda "Susie" Teems, 63, Ball Ground
Glenda "Susie" Teems, age 63 of Ball Ground, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2012. She was a member of Walk of Faith Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Cha ...
Susan Gibson Hawkins, 76, Athens
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Susan Gibson Hawkins, 76, of Athens, Georgia passed away Tuesday August 7, 2012.Mrs. Hawkins was born in Jackson County, Georgia, a d ...
Susanah Siryon Kollie, 52, Wilmington, North Carolina, formerly of Gainesvill
Susannah Siryon Kollie, age 52 of Wilmington, North Carolina, formerly of Monrovia, Liberia, passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 in Wilmington, North Carolina. Funer ...
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.