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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.
Lula Sayne Oâ, 94, Oakwood
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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
'WKRP' creator Hugh Wilson dies; was married to Gainesville native
Hugh Wilson, who created the CBS sitcom "WKRP in Cincinnati" in 1978, has died.
Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications
Dan Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86. Gurney began racing in 1955 and won in nearly every racing series he attempted.
Keith Jackson, sportscaster with 'Whoa, Nelly! call, dies
Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89
Former Clermont City Council member 'Ma' Rogers has died
Mary Ellen "Ma" Rogers, the oldest Clermont City Council member until she was defeated in a re-election bid four years ago, has died.
NHRA Drag Racing legend Bob Glidden passes away
Bob Glidden, one of the most dominant forces in the history of NHRA Drag Racing, died on Sunday, December 17.
Former Atlanta Falcons great Tommy Nobis dies at 74
Tommy Nobis, the first player ever drafted by Atlanta in 1966 and a hard-hitting linebacker who went on to spent his entire 11-year career with the Falcons, has died after an extended illness at age 74
Jim Nabors, Gomer Pyle on 'Andy Griffith Show,' dies at 87
Jim Nabors, who played Gomer Pyle on TV's "The Andy Griffith Show," has died at 87
Big-haired ‘White Knight of Soul’ Wayne Cochran dies at 78
​Wayne Cochran, the “blue-eyed soul” singer known for his towering pompadour, has died of cancer at his Florida home, according to his son Christopher Cochran. He was 78.