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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 ...

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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 ...
'WKRP' creator Hugh Wilson dies; was married to Gainesville native
Hugh Wilson, who created the CBS sitcom "WKRP in Cincinnati" in 1978, has died.
Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications
Dan Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86. Gurney began racing in 1955 and won in nearly every racing series he attempted.
Keith Jackson, sportscaster with 'Whoa, Nelly! call, dies
Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89
Former Clermont City Council member 'Ma' Rogers has died
Mary Ellen "Ma" Rogers, the oldest Clermont City Council member until she was defeated in a re-election bid four years ago, has died.
NHRA Drag Racing legend Bob Glidden passes away
Bob Glidden, one of the most dominant forces in the history of NHRA Drag Racing, died on Sunday, December 17.
Former Atlanta Falcons great Tommy Nobis dies at 74
Tommy Nobis, the first player ever drafted by Atlanta in 1966 and a hard-hitting linebacker who went on to spent his entire 11-year career with the Falcons, has died after an extended illness at age 74
Jim Nabors, Gomer Pyle on 'Andy Griffith Show,' dies at 87
Jim Nabors, who played Gomer Pyle on TV's "The Andy Griffith Show," has died at 87
Big-haired ‘White Knight of Soul’ Wayne Cochran dies at 78
​Wayne Cochran, the “blue-eyed soul” singer known for his towering pompadour, has died of cancer at his Florida home, according to his son Christopher Cochran. He was 78.