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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Nov 24th, 2009

Dawson

Earnest Hamilton Fields, 55, Talking Rock
Mr. Earnest Hamilton Fields, age 55 of Talking Rock, passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2009. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his father J. C. Fields and br ...

Habersham

Bessie W. Miller, 84, Clarkesville
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, announces the death of Bessie W. Miller, age 84 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2009, at Habersham County ...
Walter Franklin Holcomb, 85, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Walter Franklin Holcomb, age 85, of Clarkesville, will be held on Friday, November 27, 2009, at 11:00 AM from the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Clarkesville. Dr ...

Hall

Bessie Mae Cox, 79, Buford
Memorial Park announces the death of Bessie Mae Cox, age 79 of Buford. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
Gertrude Williams Ballew, 93, Gainesville
Gertrude Williams Ballew, age 93, of Stringer Avenue, Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at Willow Wood Nursing Home following an extended illness.Funeral servi ...
Nancy Roberts Buchanan, 63, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Nancy Roberts Buchanan, 63, of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at ...
Peggy Joyce â, 72, Gainesville
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Tammy Renee Emmett, 40, Gainesville
Tammy Renee Emmett, age 40, of Gillsville Highway, Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at her residence following a courageous battle with cancer.Funeral services a ...
Vernie Fay Martin, 70, Gainesville
Vernie Fay Martin, age 70 of Crow Road, Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Graveside ...
Walter Brogar Chambers, Sr., 80, Gainesville
Walter Brogar Chambers, Sr., age 80, of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at his residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Fri ...

Lumpkin

Joan LeClair Jackson, 79, Dahlonega
Mrs. Joan LeClair Jackson, age 79, of Dahlonega, GA died Tuesday November 24, 2009.A native of New Rochelle, New York, Joan had lived in Dahlonega since 1999. She was a homemaker. ...
Pauline Smith Ravan, 84, Dahlonega
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Pauline Smith Ravan, age 84 of Dahlonega. Mrs. Ravan passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2009 following a period of de ...

Towns

James William Ward, Sr., 85, Columbus
Dr. James William Ward, Sr., 85, of Columbus, GA died Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at his residence.A memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, November 28, 2009 at St. Paul Un ...
Funeral services Friday for officer who helped establish Hall County SWAT team
Funeral services have been scheduled for Lt. Bob McMahan, a 23-year veteran of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, who was instrumental in setting up the SWAT team for the department.
'SpongeBob' creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57
Stephen Hillenburg, whose daffy animated 'SpongeBob SquarePants' became an international hit, dies at 57.
Wayne Abernathy, Hall County businessman and state Board of Public Safety member, dies
A Lula man, who operated a number of businesses in Gainesville and Cleveland during his lifetime and served more than 35 years on the state Board of Public Safety, has died.
Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, 'Hee Haw' star, has died
Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show "Hee Haw" for nearly a quarter century, has died. He was 85
NASCAR legend David Pearson dies at age 83
David Pearson, winner of three NASCAR premier series championships, has died at the age of 83. Winner of 105 races in just 574 starts – second most to fellow...
Mari Hulman George, Indy's quiet pioneer, dies at 83
Mari Hulman George, auto racing's 'quiet pioneer' who ordered Indy drivers to start their engines, dies at 83
Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey dies at 80
Willie McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed "Stretch" for his 6-foot-4 height and long arms, has died at 80
Funeral services set for Wednesday for former Gainesville police chief
Retired Gainesville Police Chief Jerry Harrison Forrester died Monday at the age of 72.