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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Apr 22nd, 2009

Banks

James Lee Passmore, 72, Homer
James Lee Passmore, age 72 of Chatham Road, Homer, Georgia passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at BJC Hospital following an extended illness. Funeral services are sche ...
Monta Caudell Meeler, age 93, of Homer, GA passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2009. Mrs. Meeler was born on July 31, 1915 in Homer, GA to the late P.G. Caudell Sr. and Gladys Bell ...

Dawson

C. Robert â, 67, Dawsonville
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Evelyn Ruth Banner, 91, Dawsonville
Evelyn Ruth Banner, 91, of Dawsonville, GA died on April 22, 2009 in Gainesville, GA. The daughter of the late Elizabeth and Lawrence Childers, she was also predeceased by her bel ...

Forsyth

Jonathan â, 38, Cumming
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Gwinnett

Larry E. Lowery, Sr., 68, Lawrenceville
Mr. Larry E. Lowery, Sr., age 68 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2009 following an extended illness. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and also an ordained ...

Habersham

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Hazel Rena Fennell Ludwig, age 88, of Cornelia who passed away Monday, April 20, 2009 at her residence follow ...

Hall

James Melvin King, 65, Flowery Branch
Mr. James Melvin King, age 65 of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2009. He was a member of Four Mile Baptist Church and was preceded in death by his parents, L ...
John E. Thaxton, Jr., 83, Gainesville
John E. Thaxton, Jr. age 83 of Gainesville passed awayTuesday at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Mr. Thaxton was born in Georgia, and worked as a SecurityGuard. He served his ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Maria Gloria Sanchez Vibanco, age 54, of Jefferson, who passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2009. Mrs. Vibanco, born in Mexico, was a dau ...
'Night Court' star Harry Anderson found dead in home
Anderson was 65.
Nevada sheriff: Radio show host Art Bell dead at 72
Art Bell, a radio host best known for a paranormal-themed nightly show syndicated on hundreds of stations in the 1990s, including WDUN, has died at his home in southern Nevada, authorities said Saturday.
Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86
Milos Forman, a refuge from Czechoslovakia whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, has died.
Jackson County Chief Magistrate Judge dies after battle with cancer
The Chief Magistrate Judge of Jackson County has died following a battle with cancer.
Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, has died
Jim Lancaster, former Hall County Fire Battalion Chief, dies at age 70
Jim Lancaster, a former Battalion Chief for Hall County Fire Services, died Thursday.
VIDEO: Legendary voice of Red Elephants, Gainesville icon Walt Snelling left us with incredible memories
Walt Snelling was woven into the very fabric of Gainesville High athletics, as much a part of Big Red as The Rock, City Park or any number of the illustrious athletes and committed coaches to have graced the playing field.
Linda Brown, central figure in school segregation case, dies
As a girl in Kansas, Linda Brown's father tried to enroll her in an all-white school in Topeka. A 1954 decision by the US Supreme Court followed, striking down racial segregation in schools and cementing Linda Brown's place in history. She died Sunday.