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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 6th, 2009

Forsyth

Donald McGill, 65, Suwanee
Mr. Donald McGill, age 65, of Suwanee, GA (Forsyth County), passed away Tuesday, January 6, 2008. He was cremated and no services are scheduled at this time. Ingram Funeral Home ...
Lillian Butterfield, 100, Alpharetta
Byars Funeral Home, Cumming, Ga. announces the death of Lillian Butterfield, age 100 of Alpharetta, GA.Services are pending at this time and will be announced. Online condolences ...
Michael Scott Hansen, 33, Tallahassee, Fl
Michael Scott Hansen, 33, of Tallahassee, Fl passed away on January 6, 2009. Scott was born January 1, 1976 in Atlanta to Butch and Mary Anne Hansen. His mother preceded him in de ...

Hall

Dr. H.E. Valentine, 91, Gainesville
Dr. Herbert Edward (Herb) Valentine, Jr. passed away TuesdayJanuary 6, 209 at home with his family. He was born August25, 1917, at his home place in Valentines, Virginia. Hegraduat ...
Pat Whitehead, Gainesville
A celebration of the life of Patricia "Pat" Whitehead of Gainesville will be held 11:00 am Saturday January 10, 2009, in the Chapel of Wards Funeral Home. Pastor Alan Mor ...

Jackson

Evelyn Waldrip Purgason, 72, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Evelyn Waldrip Purgason, 72, of Commerce who died Tuesday at BJC Hospital in Commerce. Born in Gwinnett County, she was the daughter of th ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Michael "Mike" Ledford, age 56, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, January 6, 2009. Mr. Ledford, born in Clark ...
Lucille Jordan Saxon, 90, Lumberton, NC
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Lucille Jordan Saxon of Lumberton, NC who died Tuesday, January 6, 2009 at Sunbridge Care and Rehabilitation in Elizabethtown, NC. She was ...
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