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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. May 2nd, 2009

Forsyth

Mrs. Beatrice (Nanny Franks) Franks, age 92 of Cumming, passed away Saturday, May 02, 2009 following an extended illness. She was preceded in death by her parents John and Molly La ...
Grover (Joe) Bagby, 84, Cumming
Mr. Grover (Joe) Bagby, age 84 of Cumming, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2009. Mr. Bagby was a member of Haw Creek Baptist Church. He was an avid deer hunter and fisherman. He was ...
Susan Simpson Miller, 37, Cumming
Susan Simpson Miller, 37, of Cumming, GA went to be with her Lord on May 2, 2009. A devoted wife of 15 years to Andrew D. Miller, Sr. and loving mother to Hannah Joy, Madeline Hel ...
Mrs. Virginia Patterson Paxton, age 82 of Cumming, passed away Saturday, May 02, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband Maurice McDowell Paxton and her daughter Jan Paxton ...

Gwinnett

Lola M. (Angel) Williams, age 43 of Buford, GA died suddenly on Saturday, May 2, 2009. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Cha ...
William T. Healy, 72, Dacula
William T. Healy ,age 72 of Dacula, GA died Saturday, May 2, 2009. A Memorial Service will be held Monday, May 4, 2009 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. The Family wil ...

Habersham

Robert John Sanchez, 24, Clarkesville
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Robert John Sanchez, age 24 of Clarkesville. Mr. Sanchez passed away Saturday, May 2, 2009 from injuries sustained in ...

Hall

Agnes Ruth Craven, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Agnes Ruth Craven, 83 of Gainesville died Saturday, May 2, 2008 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Monroe, Louisiana, Mrs. Craven had lived in Omaha, Nebraska fo ...
Elsie Slater, 91, Gainesville
Elsie Slater, 91 of Gainesville, died Saturday May 2, 2009. Family will receive friends 6PM to 8PM Monday at the Funeral Home. Graveside services to held later in Illinois.Born in ...
Steven Paul Brookshire, 36, Gainesville
Steven Paul Brookshire, age 36 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Saturday, May 2, 2009 following a sudden illness. Funeral Services are scheduled for Thursday, May 7, ...

White

Andrew David Thomas, 45, Cleveland
Andrew David Thomas age 45 passed away Thursday April 30, 2009 following a sudden illness. Mr. Thomas was born in Dade County Florida on January 17, 1964 to the late David and Rose ...
DeEtte Sewell Holmes, 78, Cleveland
Mrs. DeEtte Sewell Holmes, age 78 of Cleveland, passed away at Habersham County Medical Center following a period of declining health. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on ...
'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.