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Local Obits for Sun. Jul 28th, 2013

Forsyth

Gloria Miriam Lawrence, 62, Cumming
Gloria Miriam Lawrence,62, of Cumming, Georgia passed away suddenly on July 28th, 2013. The family will be receiving at the funeral home on Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 from the hou ...

Hall

Homer J. Woodall, 92, Gainesville
Homer J. Woodall, age 92 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at Embracing Hospice in Cumming, Georgia following an extended illness. Gra ...
Jeffrey D. Bassett, 50, Flowery Branch
Jeffrey D. Bassett, age 50 of Flowery Branch, GA died Sunday, July 28, 2013 following a long battle with cancer. Funeral Service will be held Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 2:00 PM a ...

Other

Allan Johnson Pitchford, Jr., 55, Jensen Beach, FL
 Mr. Allan Johnson Pitchford, Jr., age 55, of Jensen Beach, FL; passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013 in Gainesville, Georgia.Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel 989 Rivers ...
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.