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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. May 4th, 2009

Dawson

James Almon Weatherford Jr., 49, Dawsonville
James Almon Weatherford Jr. was Born May 26, 1959 in Dallas, TX and went to Heaven to be with his Savior on May 2, 2009. Jim was raised in Alabama and graduated from Glenwood High ...
Joe M. Walker, 66, Dawsonville
Joe M. Walker, 66, of Dawsonville died Monday May 4, 2009 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a short illness.Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, he had lived in Dawson C ...

Forsyth

John Walter McCracken, 53, Roswell
John Walter McCracken, age 53, passed away Sunday, May 3, 2009 of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.He was a beloved father, husband, son, coworker, and friend that wi ...

Hall

Jack Curtis Dean, 68, Gainesville
Mr. Jack Curtis Dean, age 68 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Monday, May 4, 2009 after a sudden illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, May 7, 2009 at ...
Jimmy Dale Barton, Jr., 29, Oakwood
Jimmy Dale Barton, Jr., age 29 of Oakwood passed away on Monday, May 4th. Service will be 2pm on Friday, May 8th in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel. Ward's Funeral Home, 7 ...
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.