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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. May 17th, 2009

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Brooks Roy Burdette, 47, New York
Brooks Roy Burdette died Wednesday, May 13, 2009 in New York. Born Oct. 6, 1961 in Hogansville, Georgia, Brooks was a 1979 graduate of Hogansville High School, an honors graduate o ...
Louis Young â, 79, Albany
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Ruby Lockman Roberts, 87, Clarkesville
Ruby Lockman Roberts, age 87, of Clarkesville, GA, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2009 following a period of declining health.Born in Jackson County, GA on July 17, 1921, Mrs. Roberts ...

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Cecil E. Ladd, 68, Atlanta
Cecil E. Ladd, 68, formerly of Atlanta, passed away Sunday May 17, 2009 at St. Joseph Hospital in Tampa, FL.He is survived by a sister and brother-in-law Juanita & David Gentry ...
Edith Elder, 87, Flowery Branch
Edith Elder age 87 of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away Sunday, May 17, 2009 at Willow Wood Nursing Home following an extended illness. Graveside services are schedule ...
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.