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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Nov 9th, 2009

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Jay Strickland, 56, Cumming
Jay Strickland, 56, of Cumming, GA passed away on Monday, November 9, 2009. The son of the late Jimmy and Shirley Strickland, he was also preceded in death by his brothers, Marion ...

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Elizabeth B. Bickers, 92, Gainesville
Mrs. Elizabeth B. Bickers, 92, Gainesville passed away Monday November 9,2009. Arrangements later by Wards Funeral Home Gainesville.
Elizabeth Bickers, 93, Gainesville
Mrs. Elizabeth Bickers, a long-time resident of Gainesville, passed away peacefully in the early hours of November 9th, at Altus House Hospice, in Atlanta, GA. She was born Novemb ...
Elizabeth Taylor Conley, 89, Gainesville Mill
Elizabeth Taylor Conley, age 89 of Gainesville Mill, passed away Monday, November 9, 2009 at Willow Wood Nursing Home following an extended illness. Mrs. Conley was born ...
Jean Farmer Stephens, 76, Gainesville, GA
Memorial Park Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Jean Farmer Stephens, 76, Stephens Rd., Gainesville. Arrangements to be announced later.
Jeannine Fortner, 74, Gainesville
Mrs. Jeannine Fortner, age 74, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, November 09, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. A Celebration ...
Leonora Pendergrass, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Leonora Pendergrass, 86 of Gainesville died Monday November 9, 2009 following an extended illness at Willowwoods Nursing Center in Flowery Branch. A native of Fayette County, ...

Lumpkin

Jessie Lee Brackett Hudson slipped gently from this life to the next on November 9, 2009 at her home in Dahlonega. By God's Grace, she was surrounded by loved ones, which was ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
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