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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Mar 1st, 2009

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Catherine E. Whipple, 36, Cumming
Mrs. Catherine Elizabeth Whipple, age 36 of Cumming passed away at Embracing Hospice in Cumming, Saturday, February 28, 2009. A Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Mar ...

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Angelo John Simone, 90, Gainesville
Angelo John Simone of Brooklyn New York passed away Sunday, March 1st, 2009. He was preceded in death by his mother, Anna Marie Cozzolino and his father, Demetrio Simone both immig ...
Louise Jubin Wilson, 84, Gainesville
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Ruben "Israel" Lipscomb, 71, Gillsville
Ruben "Israel" Lipscomb, age 71 of Gillsville, GA died Sunday, March 1, 2009. Visitation will be Friday, March 6, 20009 from 6-7pm at the Pleasant Hill United Methodist C ...
William H. (Bill) Chastain, 83, Gainesville
William H. (Bill) Chastain, age 83 of Waverly Way, Gainesville, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2009 peacefully at his residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are sch ...

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Tommy Newton Johnson, 59, Jefferson
Mr. Tommy Newton Johnson, age 59, of Jefferson who passed away on March 1, 2009. He was born on December 17, 1949 in Dekalb County, a son to Mary Ann Camp Johnson of Jefferson and ...

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Gail Joanna Foley, 72, Dahlonega
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Gail Joanna Foley, age 72 of Dahlonega. Mrs. Foley passed away Sunday, March 1, 2009 at her residence following an e ...
William Lee Townley, 76, Dahlonega
Mr. William Lee Townley, age 76, of Dahlonega, GA died Sunday March 1, 2009 at the Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega following a sudden illness.Mr. Townley was born in Dawso ...

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Charles T. Osborn Jr., 77, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Charles T. Osborn Jr., age 77 of Cleveland. Mr. Osborn passed away Sunday, March 1, 2009 at his residence following a ...
'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.