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Local Obits for Fri. Jan 16th, 2009

Banks

R.L. Funderburk, 77, Maysville
Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00pm on Sunday, January 18, 2009 at Pond Fork Baptist Church for R.L. Funderburk, age 78, of Maysville. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery. ...

Dawson

Wayne Grogan, 88, Dawsonville
Wayne Grogan, 88, of Dawsonville died Friday January 16, 2009 at his residence following an extended illness.A lifelong resident of Dawson County, Mr. Grogan was a retired poultry ...

Forsyth

Ivan Franklin Holbrook, 80, Cumming
Mr. Ivan Franklin Holbrook, age 80, of Cumming, Ga., passed away Friday, January 16, 2009 at his home. Mr. Holbrook was born on October 30, 1928 in Forsyth County. He was the son ...
Mrs. Tempie Boling Williams, age 87, of Cumming, GA passed away Friday, January 16, 2009. She was a retired kindergarten teacher and a member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Ch ...
Oscar Romo, 79, CUMMING
In 1965 when Oscar Romo came to the Atlanta-based Home Mission Board (now North American Mission Board), the Southern Baptist Convention was a rather bland-looking denomination, e ...

Gwinnett

Albert C. Auttonberry, 81, Snellville
Albert C. Auttonberry, age 81 of Snellville, GA, died Friday, January 16, 2009 after an extended illness. Graveside Service will be held Monday, January 19, 2009 at 1:00 PM at Ham ...

Habersham

Hazel Lorene McCollum Fisher, 82, Clarkesville
Hillside Memorial Chapel announces the death of Mrs. Hazel Lorene McCollum Fisher, age 82, of Clarkesville who passed away Thursday, January 15, 2009 at Heritage Health Care. Funer ...

Hall

Alvin Cecil Sosebee, age 54 of Lula, Georgia passed away on Friday, January 16, 2009 following injuries received from an Auto Accident. Mr. Sosebee was born in Habersham County, G ...
Winnie Mae (Sears) Peck, 94, Gainesville
Winnie Mae (Sears) Peck, age 94, resident of Gainesville, GA, passed to her eternal rest Friday, January 16, 2009. She was a member of the Baptist faith and was a homemaker. She ...

Jackson

Martha T. Wiley, 82, Carnesville
Ivie Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Martha T. Wiley, age 82, of Carnesville, Georgia, who died Friday, January 16, 2009 at the BJC Hospital in Commerce.Born in Morgan Cou ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
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