Local Obits for Mon. Aug 11th, 2014
Marion Langford Threlkeld, age 87, of Winder passed away Monday, August 11, 2014.Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 7 ...
John F. "Jack" Peacock, age 66, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Monday, August 11, 2014. He is survived by his wife of thirty-three years, Joan Rowntree Peacock, Suwanee, G ...
John Maurice Prater, age 97, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, August 11, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Ann Prater; children, Linda Mitchell and husband Edward, Sugar H ...
Evelyn E. Conner, 74, of Gainesville, died Monday August 11, 2014 at her residence.A lifelong resident of Hall County, Evelyn was the daughter of the late Frank and Iona Parks Conn ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Nelle Cameron Reid, age 90, of Pendergrass, who passed away on Monday, August 11, 2014. Mrs. Reid was born in Americus, Georgia, a da ...
James "Jim" Edmon McNeese, 70, of Canton, GA, beloved father and grandfather went to be with our Lord on August 11, 2014.Jim is survived by his son, James E. McNeese II, ...
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...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
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.