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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. May 27th, 2009

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Winnie Marie Power, 86, Cumming
Winnie Marie Power was born in Cumming January 18, 1923. She went to be with Jesus in her eternal home May 27, 2009 at the age 86. She was preceded in death by James E. Rives, Will ...

Habersham

Octie Slaton, 94, Cornelia
Octie Slaton, age 94, of Cornelia, GA, died Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at her residence following a sudden illness.Mrs. Slaton was born on June 9, 1914 in Franklin County, Georgia to ...

Hall

Frank M. Campbell, 87, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Friday May 29, 2009 in the Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Frank M. Campbell, 87, Gainesville. Rev. Darryl Womack and Rev. Kenny Sizemore will ...
Garner R. Millwood, 76, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 11 am, Saturday, May 30, 2009, in Memorial Park Funeral Home Chapel for Garner R. Millwood. The Rev. William McCumber will be officiating. Burial w ...
Lavona Faye Yates, 69, Gainesville
Lavona Fay Yates, age 69 of Bethel Road, Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at her residence following an extended illness.Memorial services are scheduled fo ...
Michael Wayne Adcock, 53, Flowery Branch
Coach Mike Adcock, age 53, of Flowery Branch, died Wednesday, May 27, 2009. He was a member of Blackshear Place Baptist Church. He loved fishing, playing golf, playing with his bu ...

Lumpkin

Fred Troglin, 96, Dahlonega
Mr. Fred Troglin, age 96, of Dahlonega, Ga. died May 27, 2009 at the Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, Ga.Fred was born in Gilmer County, Ga. He was a retired Air Force Ve ...
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.