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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 ...
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
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.