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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 ...
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.