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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jun 23rd, 2009

Habersham

Lawrence C. Franklin, 93, Mt. Airy
Lawrence C. Franklin, age 93 of Mt. Airy, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2009, at Habersham County Medical Center following a sudden illness. Born in Habersham County on February 05 ...

Hall

Geraldine Jarrard, 63, Gainesville
Geraldine Jarrard, age 63, of Broome Road, Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2009 in New Mexico following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled fo ...
John T. Davis, 48, Atlanta
John T. Davis, 48 of Atlanta, passed away peacefully in his home on Tuesday, June 23rd. He was born in Neptune, NJ and lived in Florida before moving to Atlanta.John was the Owner ...
Reverend William Shane Wilson, age 49, of Westmoreland Road, Lula, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral ...

Jackson

Frank Clay Gilbert, 71, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Frank Clay Gilbert, age 71, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2009. He was born on August 6, 1937, in Jackson County, ...
Karen Rae Elrod, 58, Hoschton
Karen Rae Elrod, age 58, of Thomas Drive, Hoschton, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2009, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funer ...

White

Jesse Roy Lewis, 89, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Jesse Roy Lewis, age 89 of Cleveland. Mr. Lewis passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Cente ...
'Night Court' star Harry Anderson found dead in home
Anderson was 65.
Nevada sheriff: Radio show host Art Bell dead at 72
Art Bell, a radio host best known for a paranormal-themed nightly show syndicated on hundreds of stations in the 1990s, including WDUN, has died at his home in southern Nevada, authorities said Saturday.
Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86
Milos Forman, a refuge from Czechoslovakia whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, has died.
Jackson County Chief Magistrate Judge dies after battle with cancer
The Chief Magistrate Judge of Jackson County has died following a battle with cancer.
Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, has died
Jim Lancaster, former Hall County Fire Battalion Chief, dies at age 70
Jim Lancaster, a former Battalion Chief for Hall County Fire Services, died Thursday.
VIDEO: Legendary voice of Red Elephants, Gainesville icon Walt Snelling left us with incredible memories
Walt Snelling was woven into the very fabric of Gainesville High athletics, as much a part of Big Red as The Rock, City Park or any number of the illustrious athletes and committed coaches to have graced the playing field.
Linda Brown, central figure in school segregation case, dies
As a girl in Kansas, Linda Brown's father tried to enroll her in an all-white school in Topeka. A 1954 decision by the US Supreme Court followed, striking down racial segregation in schools and cementing Linda Brown's place in history. She died Sunday.