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Local Obits for Thu. Jun 11th, 2009


Eula Inez Poole, 91, Gillsville
Eula Inez Poole, 91, of Gillsville, GA, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2009. A native of Hall County, she was born on March 29, 1918 and was the daughter of the late John A. and Et ...


Doris Alta Holbrook, 74, Dawsonville
Doris Alta Holbrook, 74, of Dawsonville died Thursday June 11, 2009 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a short illness.Born January 4, 1935 in Roanoke, Virginia to the late Ol ...


Geneva Pilgrim Wheeler, 86, Cumming
Mrs. Geneva Pilgrim Wheeler, age 86 of Cumming, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2009, after a period of declining health. She was a long-time member of Antioch Baptist Church in Cu ...
McDonald Valentine, Jr., 64, of Cumming, GA died on June 11, 2009. The son of the late McDonald and Willie Valentine, Sr., he was born in Greenville, AL.Don is survived by his bel ...
Mrs. Geneva Pilgrim Wheeler, age 86 of Cumming, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2009, after a period of declining health. She was a long-time member of Antioch Baptist Church in Cu ...
Ruth Bell Orr Stowe, 87, Cumming
Ingram Funeral Home of Cumming announces the death of Mrs. Ruth Bell Orr Stowe, age 87, of Cumming, who passed away Thursday, June 11, 2009. Mrs. Stowe was preceded in death by her ...


James Herman Chambers, 75, Flowery Branch
James Herman Chambers age 75 of Atlanta Highway, Flowery Branch, passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2009 at Laurel Baye Nursing Home in Buford, Georgia following an extended illness ...


Andrea Jencie Rainwater, 29, Pendergrass
Andrea Jencie Rainwater, 29, of Pendergrass, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2009. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 14, 2009 at Evans Funeral Home in Jefferson, ...
Mary Evelyn Jenkins, 81, Lilburn
Mrs. Mary Evelyn Jenkins, age 81, of Jefferson, formerly of Lilburn, who passed away on June 11, 2009. Mrs. Jenkins was born on August 27, 1927 in Etowah, TN, a daughter to the lat ...
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.
Longtime Gainesville journalist Ted Oglesby dies at 84
A longtime Gainesville journalist, who held management positions with both WDUN and The Times, has died at the age of 84.
'Gong Show' creator Chuck Barris dies at 87
Game show impresario Chuck Barris has died at 87. Barris, the madcap producer of "The Gong Show" and "The Dating Game," died of natural causes Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York
Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90
Chuck Berry, the rock 'n' roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in "Johnny B. Goode" and other classics, has died in St. Charles County, Missouri, west of St. Louis
C.W. Davis, former Hall Co. Schools Supt. and founder of Lanierland Basketball Tournament, dies
C.W. Davis, a longtime Hall County educator, former superintendent of Hall County Schools and founder of the Lanierland Basketball Tournament, died Saturday.
Co-founder of Georgia-based Waffle House chain dies at 97
​Waffle House co-founder Joseph Wilson Rogers Sr., who went from short-order cook to co-founder of one of the nation's largest restaurant chains, has died. He was 97.
Founder of Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic dies
Dr. Henry S. Jennings, a retired longtime Gainesville physician and founder of the Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic, has died.
Former Oakwood City Council member dies
A woman who served on the Oakwood City Council for 15 years before stepping down two years ago will be buried Saturday.