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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 13th, 2009

Forsyth

Clara Belle Vernon, 86, Cumming
Ms. Clara Belle Vernon, age 86 and life long resident of Forsyth County, passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2009. Ms. Vernon was a member of Piedmont United Methodist Church and was ...
Mary Drew, 96, Cumming
Mary Drew passed away on January 13, 2009 at the grand age of 96. A graduate of Tift College, she served our country in WWII as First Lieutenant in the Marine Corps, then served o ...
Raymond "Pete" Pierce, 71, Cumming
Mr. Raymond "Pete" Pierce, age 71 of Cumming, formerly of Atlanta, passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2009 following an extended illness. Pete was well known as an avid poo ...

Habersham

Alawayne Beck Moore, 70, Demorest
Alawayne Beck Moore, age 70 of Demorest, passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2009, at Athens Regional Medical Center following an extended illness. A lifetime resident of Habersham Co ...

Hall

Claudine Berry Scroggs, 74, Gainesville
Mrs. Claudine Berry Scroggs, age 74, of Gainesville,Georgia, passed away Tuesday, January 13th, 2009 atNortheast Georgia Medical Center following an extendedillness.Funeral service ...
Donald Emmerich, 80, Gainesville
Donald Eugene Emmerich, age 80, of Belmont Highway, Gainesville, GA passed away January 13, 2009, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Fune ...
Lucille Chandler, 94, Gainesville
Lucille Chandler, age 94, of Broom Road, Gainesville, GA, passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral se ...

White

Nancy Cole Courtwright, 76, Cleveland
Registered Nurse and Homemaker, Nancy Cole Courtwright of Cleveland, Georgia. Passed away_Tuesday, January 13 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an illness. She was 76.M ...
Vanessa Dee â, 46, Helen
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From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.