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Local Obits for Tue. May 12th, 2009

Dawson

Violet A. Wallis, 91, Dawsonville
Mrs. Violet A. Wallis, age 91 of Dawsonville, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2009. She was a member of Holy Ground Tabernacle Church and lived her life for her church. She was prece ...

Forsyth

Lillie Marie Mincey, 73, Cumming
Mrs. Lillie Marie Mincey, age 73 of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband, D.J. Mincey; father and mother, Carl and Azilee Grindle; b ...

Hall

Ethel Hortense Carlan Chambers, 83, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Ethel Hortense Carlan Chambers, age 83 of Flowery Branch passed away May 10, 2009 at Willow Wood Nursing Center after an extended illness.Funeral Services are scheduled for Th ...
James "Jim" E. Garrison, 76, Gainesville
Memorial services will be held Thursday at 11:00 am from the chapel of Little and Davenport Funeral Home for Mr. James â
Joyce Rose Brooks, 73, Oakwood
Mrs. Joyce Rose Brooks, age 73, of Oakwood, died Tuesday, May 12, 2009. Arrangements by Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, Ga. 30542, 770-967-55 ...
Juanita Reed Brown, 89, Marietta
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, May 14, 2009 at3:00 p.m. from the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Homefor Mrs. Juanita Reed Brown age 89, of Marietta. The famil ...
Vida Bailey, 96, Gainesville
Ms. Vida Bailey age 96 of Gainesville, died on Tuesday May12, 2009 at the Bell-Minor Home.Ms. Bailey, was born on Oct. 12,1912 in Princeton, WestVirginia. She was a devoted member ...

Jackson

J.D. Harris, Jr., 60, Hoschton
J.D. Harris, Jr., beloved husband of Betty Robinette Harris, died May 12, 2009 at his Hoschton, GA home after a lengthy illness. Born December 22, 1948 in Cotton Valley, LA, he was ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
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.