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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 26th, 2009

Forsyth

Mr. Charles Eugene (Gene) Edwards Born March 22, 1932 of Cumming, GA passed away January 26, 2009 of a heart attack. Gene resided in Stone Mountain, GA for approximately 35 year ...

Hall

Hal Rhodes, Fayetteville
Mr. Hal Born Rhodes of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away on January 25, 2009. Hal was a veteran of World War II. His B-29 crew flew missions in the Pacific and he received the Distingu ...
Reginald Lowell Davis, 69, Gainesville
Mr. Reginald Lowell Davis, age 69, of Gainesville died Monday, January 26, 2009. Arrangements to be announced later by Memorial Park South Funeral Home and Cemetery, 4121 Falcon Pa ...

Jackson

Doris Marie Garrett, 94, Jefferson
Doris Marie Garrett, age 94 of Jefferson, Georgia passed away Monday, January 26, 2009 at Chestnut Ridge Nursing Home, Cumming, Georgia. She was a 65-year member of Big Creek Bapt ...

Lumpkin

Russell Alvin Scarborough, 61, Dahlonega
Russell Alvin Scarbrough, age 61, of Tate Creek Trail, Dahlonega, GA, passed away Monday, January 26, 2009, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Memorial s ...
'Night Court' star Harry Anderson found dead in home
Anderson was 65.
Nevada sheriff: Radio show host Art Bell dead at 72
Art Bell, a radio host best known for a paranormal-themed nightly show syndicated on hundreds of stations in the 1990s, including WDUN, has died at his home in southern Nevada, authorities said Saturday.
Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86
Milos Forman, a refuge from Czechoslovakia whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, has died.
Jackson County Chief Magistrate Judge dies after battle with cancer
The Chief Magistrate Judge of Jackson County has died following a battle with cancer.
Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, has died
Jim Lancaster, former Hall County Fire Battalion Chief, dies at age 70
Jim Lancaster, a former Battalion Chief for Hall County Fire Services, died Thursday.
VIDEO: Legendary voice of Red Elephants, Gainesville icon Walt Snelling left us with incredible memories
Walt Snelling was woven into the very fabric of Gainesville High athletics, as much a part of Big Red as The Rock, City Park or any number of the illustrious athletes and committed coaches to have graced the playing field.
Linda Brown, central figure in school segregation case, dies
As a girl in Kansas, Linda Brown's father tried to enroll her in an all-white school in Topeka. A 1954 decision by the US Supreme Court followed, striking down racial segregation in schools and cementing Linda Brown's place in history. She died Sunday.