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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Oct 2nd, 2009


Mr. Donnie Calvin Nichelson, age 55 of Cumming, passed away Friday, October 2, 2009. Donnie was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by father Clarence ...
Ira Herbert Dailey, 82, Cumming
Ira Herbert Dailey, age 82 of Cumming, GA, passed away suddenly on October 22, 2009. Herb was a native Georgian, whose 50 year baking career began in Atlanta, with Colonial Baking ...


Thelma Ruth Sexton, 82, Gainesville
Thelma Ruth Sexton, age 82 of Roper Hill Road, Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, October 2, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Fune ...


Michael Claude Gilstrap, 45, Dahlonega
Michael Claude Gilstrap, age 45, of Dahlongea, Ga. died Friday October 2, 2009 at Northside Hospital Forsyth in Cumming. Michael was a grading contractor. He was a deac ...


Linda Louise Cote, 64, Cleveland
Linda Louise Cote, age 64 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away Friday, October 2, 2009 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Mo ...
A life: Hawking defied ALS to become pre-eminent physicist
Word by painstaking word, Stephen Hawking produced a masterwork of popular science that outlined his vision of time, the universe and humanity's place within it
William Henry Trotter Bush was brother, uncle of presidents
William Henry Trotter Bush, a wealthy investor and the brother and uncle of presidents, has died
Former Hall County Juvenile Court judge David Fox dies at age 70
David Fox, a longtime Gainesville attorney and a former Hall County Juvenile Court judge, died unexpectedly Monday.
Evangelist Billy Graham, who reached millions, dies at 99
​The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday. He was 99.
Former Banks Co. probate judge, county commissioner dies
A former Banks County probate judge and county commissioner, Milton Dalton, has died following an extended illness.
Daughter: Popular crooner Vic Damone dies in Florida at 89
Family members say crooner Vic Damone has died in Florida at the age of 89
Memorial service set for Piedmont College President Emeritus W. Ray Cleere
DEMOREST — Piedmont College President Emeritus W. Ray Cleere will be remembered in a memorial service at 1 p.m. Feb. 17 at First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ in Atlanta.
Head of state educators group dies; was former Forsyth Co. schools superintendent
Dr. Allene Magill, executive director of the Professional Association of Georgia Educators and former schools superintendent in Forsyth County, died unexpectedly at her home Saturday.