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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 7th, 2009

Banks

Ouida Griffin Adams, 60, Gillsville
Mrs. Ouida Griffin Adams, age 60, of Gillsville died Wednesday October 7, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia.Ouida graduated from East Hall High Schoo ...

Forsyth

Mrs. Emma Hendrix, age 87, a native and life long resident of Forsyth County, passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2009. She was preceded in death by her son, James â

Habersham

Lawrence Cooper Kirkland, 65, Cornelia
Lawrence Cooper Kirkland, age 65, of Cornelia, GA passed away on October 7, 2009 following an extended illness. Born in Hillsborough Co, Florida on December 16, 1943, he was the so ...

Hall

Nadine D. Shelton, 80, Marietta, formerly of Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, October 10, 2009 in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home for Nadine Dunagan Shelton, 80, of Marietta. Rev. Jon W ...

Jackson

Joseph Roger Dixon, 63, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joseph Roger Dixon, age 63, of Jefferson, who passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2009. Mr. Dixon worked as a service representative ...
Liza Jane Brooks, 27, Nicholson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Liza Jane Brooks, age 27, of Nicholson, who passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2009. Ms. Brooks, born in Jackson County, worked as a CN ...

Rabun

San Roberts Norton passed away October 7, 2009 after a battle with cancer.Born Grace Ann Roberts in her grandparentâ
'WKRP' creator Hugh Wilson dies; was married to Gainesville native
Hugh Wilson, who created the CBS sitcom "WKRP in Cincinnati" in 1978, has died.
Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications
Dan Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86. Gurney began racing in 1955 and won in nearly every racing series he attempted.
Keith Jackson, sportscaster with 'Whoa, Nelly! call, dies
Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89
Former Clermont City Council member 'Ma' Rogers has died
Mary Ellen "Ma" Rogers, the oldest Clermont City Council member until she was defeated in a re-election bid four years ago, has died.
NHRA Drag Racing legend Bob Glidden passes away
Bob Glidden, one of the most dominant forces in the history of NHRA Drag Racing, died on Sunday, December 17.
Former Atlanta Falcons great Tommy Nobis dies at 74
Tommy Nobis, the first player ever drafted by Atlanta in 1966 and a hard-hitting linebacker who went on to spent his entire 11-year career with the Falcons, has died after an extended illness at age 74
Jim Nabors, Gomer Pyle on 'Andy Griffith Show,' dies at 87
Jim Nabors, who played Gomer Pyle on TV's "The Andy Griffith Show," has died at 87
Big-haired ‘White Knight of Soul’ Wayne Cochran dies at 78
​Wayne Cochran, the “blue-eyed soul” singer known for his towering pompadour, has died of cancer at his Florida home, according to his son Christopher Cochran. He was 78.