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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jan 20th, 2009

Dawson

Clark Irvin III, 53, Dawsonville
Mason & Ward Funeral Home of Gainesville announces the death of Mr. Clark Irvin III, of Dawsonville who passed from this life after an extended illness January 20, 2009. Clark ...

Forsyth

Mrs. Betty Blanche Boone Abbott, age 77, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2009. A foster parent for many years, Mrs. Abbott was a member of the Church of Christ in Rip ...
Valentine Gelinas, 89, Atlanta

Gwinnett

Cecil Heard, 84, Cecil Heard
Cecil Heard, 84, of Buford passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2009. Funeral services will 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 23 in the Chapel of Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home and Crematory. ...

Hall

Dwight Allen Olson, 79, Gainesville
Dwight Allen Olson of Gainesville passed away in his home on January 20, 2009 at the age of 79. Mr. Olson is preceded in death by his wife of nearly 60 years, Bernice Evelyn Quint ...
Jeffrey Paul Griffin, 43, Gainesville
Mr. Jeffrey Paul Griffin, age 43, of Gainesville, died Tuesday, January 20, 2009. Jeffrey loved his family very much and enjoyed spending time with them and friends. He was a Unite ...
Lula O Hearn, 94, Gainesville
Memorial Park announces the death of Mrs. Lula O'Hearn, age 94, of Gainesville, Ga.
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William Rogers Head, 80, Clermont
Strickland Funeral Home announces funeral services for William Rogers Head of Clermont. Mr. Head was born on February 8, 1928 and passed away January 20, 2009 at his home.Services ...

Jackson

Robert E. Johnson Sr., 94, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Robert E. Johnson Sr. age 94 of Commerce . Services 2 P.M. Friday from the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home with Rev. Henry Webb officiating wi ...

Lumpkin

Lois King Early, 88, Dahlonega
Mrs. Lois King Early, age 88, of Dahlonega, GA died Tuesday January 20, 2008 following a brief illness.Mrs. Early, known by members of her family as â
Shaw Carter service is Monday
A memorial service will be held Monday for Shaw Carter, the 24-year-old heart transplant recipient from Gainesville, who battled heart disease and cancer during his lifetime.
Ara Parseghian, won 2 titles at Notre Dame, has died at 94
Ara Parseghian, who won two national titles in 11 seasons as coach of Notre Dame, has died at 94.
Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73
Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died
Funeral Friday for Ray Jones, prominent Hall County businessman
A prominent Hall County businessman, active in the poultry industry and as a Jackson EMC Board member for many years, will be buried Friday.
Hootie Johnson, former Augusta National chairman, dies
Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86...
Funeral services pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley
Funeral services are pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley, a longtime federal court judge for the Northern District of Georgia.
Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87
Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, has died
Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69
Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom, has died at age 69