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Local Obits for Sat. Mar 21st, 2009

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Earl Willard Sorrells, 81, Cumming
Earl Willard Sorrells, 81, of Cumming, GA died at his home on March 21, 2009. A native of Mississippi, he lived for many years in North Little Rock, AR he was the son of the late ...
Valentine Winkelman, Jr. , age 87, of Alexander City, Alabama, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2009 at Embracing Hospice, Cumming, GA.He was born on February 2, 1922 to Valentine W ...

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Mrs. Frances Gillespie Jones, of Flowery Branch age 78, passed away in Rome Ga. Saturday, March 21, 2009, She was a faithful servant to our lord Jesus Christ She was a member of M ...
Gregory John Oâ, 51, Gainesville
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Howard William Parson, 73, Gainesville
Mr. Howard William Parson, age 73, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, March 21, 2009.Mr. Parson loved his family.He loved construction work and working with concrete.He was a Uni ...
Jeannette "Jetty" N. Sheeder, born in Bradenton, FL on January 16, 1927 to the late Dorothy Andrews Northrup and Lewis Samuel Northrup, passed away after a long illness o ...
Susan Thompson, 84, Gainesville
Susan Virginia Thompson, age 84 of Lantern Drive, Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. ...
Susan Virginia Thompson, 84, Gainesville
Susan Virginia Thompson, age 84 of Lantern Drive, Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Graves ...
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.