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Local Obits for Sat. Apr 27th, 2013

Gwinnett

Ruthie Lee Shelby, 79, Buford
Ruthie Lee Shelby, age 79 of Buford, Georgia, died suddenly Saturday, April 27, 2013. Mrs. Shelby has been transported to Mercer Funeral Home, Jackson, TN for services. Interment ...

Habersham

Elma Dodd Brown, 90, Cornelia
Elma Dodd Brown, age 90 of Cornelia, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born January 20, 1923, in Banks County, she was a daughter of the lat ...

Hall

Frank Grizzle, Jr.John Franklin (Frank) Grizzle, Jr., 85, of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013. He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank Grizzle Sr. and Ruby Gr ...
Vallieree S. Casper Bryant, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Vallieree S. Casper Bryant age 85 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday April 27, 2013 at Oaks at Limestone following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...

Jackson

Lynda L. Brookshire, 69, Hoschton
Mrs. Lynda L. Brookshire, age 69, of Hoschton, GA and the Duncan Creek Community passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2013. She is survived by her husband of forty-nine years, Bob Br ...
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.