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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Feb 15th, 2009

Dawson

Vera G. Cochran, 77, Dahlonega
Mrs. Vera G. Cochran, age 77, of Dahlonega, GA died Sunday Feb. 15, 2009 at the Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA following an extended illness.Mrs. Cochran was born in ...

Forsyth

Jane Burge Epperson, 92, Fayetteville
Byars Funeral Home announces the death of Jane Burge Epperson, age 92, of Fayetteville, Ga. Memorial services are to be announced.

Habersham

Gladys Dodd Crocker, 91, Cornelia
Gladys Dodd Crocker, age 91 of Cornelia, passed away Sunday, February 15, 2009, at Habersham County Medical Center following a brief illness. Born in Habersham County on October 12 ...

Hall

Donna Lynn Waters, 37, Gainesville
Donna Lynn Waters, age 37 of Lighthouse Lane, Gainesville, passed away Sunday, February 15, 2009 at her residence following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Thur ...
Edward O. (Ed) Reed, 86, Oakwood
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 17, 2009 in the Mason & Ward Funeral Home Chapel for Mr. Edward O. (Ed) Reed, 82 of Reed Drive, Oakwood. The Rev. ...
Lois Blalock, 98, New Holland
Miss Lois Blalock, age 98, of New Holland passed away Saturday, February 14, 2009 at New Horizons West Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral services are sch ...

Jackson

Rev. James D. Cool, 81, Lincolnton, N.C., formerly of Jefferson
Mason and Ward Funeral Home announces for Warlick Funeral Home of Lincolnton N.C. the death of Rev. James Darel Cool,age 80, of 901 Tait Street in Lincolnton. Rev. Cool died on Sun ...
Thomas Aubrey Highfill, 72, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Thomas Aubrey Highfill, age 72, of Jefferson, who passed away on February 15, 2009. Mr. Highfill was born on March 14, 1936 in Jackson ...
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Shaw Carter service is Monday
A memorial service will be held Monday for Shaw Carter, the 24-year-old heart transplant recipient from Gainesville, who battled heart disease and cancer during his lifetime.
Ara Parseghian, won 2 titles at Notre Dame, has died at 94
Ara Parseghian, who won two national titles in 11 seasons as coach of Notre Dame, has died at 94.
Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73
Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died
Funeral Friday for Ray Jones, prominent Hall County businessman
A prominent Hall County businessman, active in the poultry industry and as a Jackson EMC Board member for many years, will be buried Friday.
Hootie Johnson, former Augusta National chairman, dies
Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86...
Funeral services pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley
Funeral services are pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley, a longtime federal court judge for the Northern District of Georgia.
Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87
Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, has died