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Local Obits for Fri. Nov 6th, 2015

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Edward Jerome Watson, 86, Bethlehem
Edward Jerome Watson, age 86, of Bethlehem passed away Friday, November 6, 2015.  No memorial services have been scheduled at this time.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53 ...

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Jodi Lee Gipson, 57, Cumming
Jodi Lee Gipson, age 57 of Cumming, passed away peacefully November 5, 2015 after a vigilant battle with pancreatic cancer. She was loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was the ...

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Joan Gragg Moore, 62, Mt. Airy
Joan Gragg Moore, age 62 of Mt Airy, passed away on Thursday, November 5, 2015.   Mrs. Moore was born on September 23, 1953 in Rabun County, Georgia, to the late Clarenc ...

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Ernest White, 64, Clermont
Ernest White, 64, of Clermont, passed away on Friday, November 6, 2015. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., Gainesville, Ga. 30501 ...
Barbara Amon, 78, Flowery Branch
Barbara Amon, 78, of Flowery Branch, passed away on Friday, November 6, 2015. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., Gainesville, Ga. ...
James R. Crow, 88, Clermont
James R. “Pete” Crow was welcomed to heaven on November 6, 2015. He was born on February 8, 1927 in Hall County to the late Marion and Pauline (Woodall) Crow. He is sur ...
Sara Ellen Stewart Dunagan, 66, Gainesville
Sara Ellen Stewart Dunagan, 66 of Gainesville passed away on Friday November 6, 2015 at the Bell-Minor Nursing Home. Ellen was born July 31, 1949 in Gainesville, Ga. to the late ...
Adela Vazquez, 51, Gainesville
Mrs. Adela Vazquez age 51 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday November 06, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.          &nb ...
Gary T Westbrooks, 58, Gainesville
Gary T Westbrooks age 58 passed away on November 6, 2015. Professional services entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home.
Ernest Lee White, 64, Clermont
Mr. Ernest Lee White, 64, of Clermont, passed away on Saturday, November 6, 2015.   Born in Buford, GA on August 12, 1951, he was the son of the late Milton R. and Grace Wil ...
Margie Lola Wofford, 92, Gainesville
Margie Lola Wofford, 92, of Gainesville, GA. passed away on Friday, November 6, 2015. Born in Shoal Creek District, GA. on May 21, 1923, Mrs. Wofford has lived in Gainesville al ...

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David Daniel Murray, 52, Dahlonega
David Daniel Murray, 52, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, November 6, 2015, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.    David was born August 1, ...

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Hubert Wayne Yearwood, 77, Toccoa
Mr. Hubert Wayne Yearwood age 77 of 926 Hilltop Lane, Toccoa passed away Friday November 6, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A son of the late Bethel and Ione Ell ...

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Patricia Ann Starcher Horne age 67 of Sautee passed away Friday November 6, 2015.  Mrs. Horne was born in Charleston, WV and was preceded in death by her father, Audra C. S ...
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.