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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jan 9th, 2009

Dawson

Lester Emory Dashner, Jr., 65, Dawsonville
Ingram Funeral Home of Cumming announcs the death of Mr. Lester Emory Dashner, Jr., age 65, of Dawsonville who passed away Thursday, January 08, 2009. Mr. Dashner was preceded in d ...

Forsyth

CoClaudia Burel Rainwater, 73, Sugar Hill
McDonald and Son Funeral Home of Cumming announces the death of Mrs. CoClaudia Burel Rainwater, age 73, of Sugar Hill, Georgia, formerly of St. Peterburg, Florida, who passed away ...

Habersham

Jack Russell Porter, 70, Cornelia
Mr. Jack Russell Porter, age 70 of Cornelia passed away on Friday, January 09, 2009 at his residence.Born in Loganville, Georgia on March 02, 1938, he was a son of the late Wilkins ...
Louise Landers Dill, 84, Mt. Airy
Louise Landers Dill, age 84 of Mt Airy, passed away Friday, January 9, 2009 Heritage Healthcare of Toccoa following an extended illness. Born in Habersham County on April 23, 1924, ...
Sammy D. Kemp, 56, Clarkesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 4:30pm on Sunday, January 11, 2009 at Yellow Creek Baptist Church for Sammy D. Kemp, age 56, of Clarkesville. Burial will be in the Church Cemet ...

Hall

John William McCutcheon, 66, Clermont
Strickland Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. John William McCutcheon, age 66, of Clermont who died Thursday, January 08, 2009 at his residence.Memorial services will be held ...
Little & Davenport Funeral Homes announces the death of Virginia Ruth Peavley-Jones of Gainesville who passed away on January 9, 2009. Complete arrangements will be announced l ...

Jackson

Montine Lavonia Wilson, 86, Commerce
Mrs. Montine Lavonia Wilson, 86, of 3243 Blacks Creek Church Road, Commerce died Friday, January 9, 2009 at her residence of an extended illness. She was the daughter of the late ...
Mrs. Patti Harrell Adams, 54, Hoschton
Mrs. Patti Harrell Adams, age 54, of Hoschton, passed away on Friday, January 9, 2009. Mrs. Adams, born in Augusta, Georgia, was a daughter of the late, William Samuel Harrell and ...

Lumpkin

Judy Ann Cole, 48, Dahlonega
Banister Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Judy Ann Cole, age 48, of Dahlonega who died Wednesday, January 07, 2009 at North Fulton Regional Hospial. Mrs. Cole was born in D ...

Rabun

Joe Legge, 65, Dillard
Joe Legge is well known in Dillard, Ga. and throughout the folk art world. His journey through various mediums was a life long adventure, and he mastered many. Born in Decatur, IL ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.