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Local Obits for Sat. Dec 19th, 2009

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J. Jackson Reeve, 87, Cumming
Dr. J. Jackson Reeve, 87, of Cumming GA passed away December 19th, 2009, after a long and productive life. Jackson was born February, 1st 1922 in Wembo-Nyama, Belgium Congo, Africa ...
T. Blue Sanderson, 69, Cumming
Mr. T. Blue Sanderson, age 69, of Cumming, GA passed away Saturday, December 19, 2009. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cumming where he had served as a deacon, Sun ...

Hall

Bobby R. Hickman, 75, Braselton
Bobby R. Hickman, 75, of Braselton, GA died on December 19, 2009. He was born September 6, 1934 in Macon County, TN, the son of the late Marvin Hickman and Lurlene McDole Hickman. ...

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Ollie Jane Ledford, 69, Talmo
Funeral services will be held 2:00pm Tuesday December 22, 2009 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Ollie Jane Ledford, 69, Talmo, Ga. Rev. Jeff Gailey and Rev. Jeffrey Gailey will off ...

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Linzie B. â, 76, Dahlonega
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Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.
Longtime Gainesville journalist Ted Oglesby dies at 84
A longtime Gainesville journalist, who held management positions with both WDUN and The Times, has died at the age of 84.
'Gong Show' creator Chuck Barris dies at 87
Game show impresario Chuck Barris has died at 87. Barris, the madcap producer of "The Gong Show" and "The Dating Game," died of natural causes Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York
Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90
Chuck Berry, the rock 'n' roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in "Johnny B. Goode" and other classics, has died in St. Charles County, Missouri, west of St. Louis
C.W. Davis, former Hall Co. Schools Supt. and founder of Lanierland Basketball Tournament, dies
C.W. Davis, a longtime Hall County educator, former superintendent of Hall County Schools and founder of the Lanierland Basketball Tournament, died Saturday.
Co-founder of Georgia-based Waffle House chain dies at 97
​Waffle House co-founder Joseph Wilson Rogers Sr., who went from short-order cook to co-founder of one of the nation's largest restaurant chains, has died. He was 97.
Founder of Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic dies
Dr. Henry S. Jennings, a retired longtime Gainesville physician and founder of the Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic, has died.
Former Oakwood City Council member dies
A woman who served on the Oakwood City Council for 15 years before stepping down two years ago will be buried Saturday.