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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 8th, 2013

Forsyth

Evelyn Barrett, 90, Cumming
Evelyn Barrett, of Forsyth County, GA, age 90, passed away on January 8, 2013. Evelyn was the rock of her family and loved to work and stay busy. She was a member of Zion Hill Bap ...

Hall

Bonnie Marie Shuler Winters, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Bonnie Marie Shuler Winters age 89 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday January 8, 2013 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be he ...
Clayton Sheffield, 80, Gainesville
Mr. Clayton Sheffield age 80 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday January 08, 2013 at Oaks at Limestone following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled f ...
Florence V. Digsby, 70, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Florence V. Digsby, age 70, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, T. P. Digsby; and daughter, Melodie Paula ...

Jackson

Eugene Walter Duncan, 80, Commerce
Mr. Eugene Walter (Slim) Duncan, age 80, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Duncan was born in Ila to the late Pascal B. and Wilda Chandler Dunca ...

Lumpkin

Ruford Patterson, 83, Dahlonega
Mr. Ruford Patterson, age 83, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2013. Ruford was a native of Lumpkin County, and a retired industrial dry wall installer. He was the ...

Stephens

Hazel Hogan, 88, Toccoa
Hazel Mae Hogan, age 88 of Toccoa, passed away Tuesday, January 08, 2013 at Heritage Healthcare of Toccoa. Ms. Hogan was born June 21, 1924 in Habersham County to the late Tom and ...
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.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.