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Local Obits for Mon. Sep 24th, 2012

Banks

Finess Nathaniel Gailey, 75, of Baldwin, passed away Monday, September 24, 2012 at his residence.Born in Banks, County, GA on December 02, 1936, he was a son of the late Finus Lee ...

Gwinnett

Forrest Astor Puckett, 82, Buford
Forrest Astor Puckett, 82, of Buford, Georgia, passed away September 22, 2012. He fought the good fight, he finished the race, and he kept the faith. (2 Timothy 4:6-8). Born March ...

Hall

Blanca Maribel Reyes, 48, Gainesville
Mrs. Blanca Maribel Reyes, age 48, of Gainesville passed away Monday, September 24, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, following an extended illness. Funeral Services will b ...
Emma "Nanette" Cato, 87, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Emma "Nanette" Cato, age 87 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Monday, September 24, 2012 at Willow Wood Nursing Home.Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, Se ...
James Clyde Millsap, 71, Gainesville
James Clyde Millsap 71 a native of Hall County, Georgia. He was the second child born to the union of the late Hubert and Mildred (Adams) Millsap. He passed this life on Monday, ...
Sidney Maloy Jones, 82, Gainesville
Sidney Maloy Jones, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2012 at Dogwood Forrest following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, Sep ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Nettie Pinson "Hunsinger" Greene. 63, of Jefferson, Ga. who passed away Monday September 24, 2012.Mrs. Greene was born in J ...

Other

John LeBus Waller, 67, Canton
John LeBus Waller, 67, died September 24, 2012. He was born September 7, 1945 in Lexington, Kentucky to the late Richard Herndon Waller, Jr. and Bettie LeBus Waller. He attended ...
Ruth McPeck Crow, 94, Dalton (formerly of Cornelia)
RUTH MCPECK CROW, age 94, of Dalton, Georgia, and formerly of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, September 24, 2012. Mrs. Crow was born on July 6, 1918, in Alto, Georgia; daughter of ...
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.