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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. May 22nd, 2009

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Annie Laura Smith, 91, Cumming
Miss. Annie Laura Smith, age 91 of Cumming, passed away Friday, May 22, 2009. She was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church and an avid quilter. She was preceded in death by he ...
Helene Daville, 77, Stockbridge
Byars Funeral Home announces the death of Helene Daville, 77, of Stockbridge. Services will be announced at a later date and will be held in St. Marys, Ga.
Winnie Mae Picklesimer, 85, Cumming
Mrs. Winnie Mae Picklesimer, age 85 of Cumming, passed away Friday, May 22, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Dolphus Picklesimer, Jr., parents, John and Mattie ...

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Harold E. Campbell Jr, 87, Clarkesville
Harold E. Campbell Jr., age 87 of Clarkesville, GA passed away on Friday, May 22, 2009. Mr. Campbell was born in Conway, New Hampshire on November 29, 1921 to the late Harold E. Ca ...
Robert "Jack" Tatum, 92, Demorest
Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest announces the death of Reverend Robert "Jack" Tatum who died at his residence at Magnolia Hill Assisted Living in Demorest ...

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Bronson Davidson, 82, Flowery Branch
Bronson Davidson, age 82 of Union Church Road, Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away Friday, May 22, 2009 at New Horizonâ
Effie Mae Sullens, 69, Gainesville
Effie Mae Sullens, age 69 of Stallworth Street, Gainesville, Georgia passed away Friday, May 22, 2009 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled ...
Glenn Henry (Buddy) Dyer, 68, Gainesville
Glenn Henry (Buddy) Dyer age 68 of Harmony Drive, Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, May 22, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral ...
'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.