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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 ...
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.