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Local Obits for Sat. Jun 27th, 2009

Forsyth

Sherry Gail Swindells, 57, Cumming
Mrs. Sherry Gail Swindells, age 57 of Cumming, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2009. She was preceded in death by her father Bob Stephens and mother Maxine Wingo. Survivors include ...

Gwinnett

Douglass Alan Cole, 39, Buford
Douglass Alan Cole age 39 of Buford, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. ...

Hall

Cheryl Evangelyn Waller-Akers, 48, of Gainesville passed away Saturday June 27, 2009, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. She was the daughter of the ...
Edith Little, 76, Roswell
Mrs. Edith Little, 76 of Roswell formerly of Gainesville died Saturday June 27, 2009 at the North Fulton Regional Hospital in Roswell. Funeral services are incomplete and will be a ...

Rabun

Marion Derrick Gilbert, 93, Clayton
Marion Derrick Gilbert, 93, of Clayton, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2009 in Albany, Georgia.She was born in Portland, Oregon and was the daughter of the late Fred Bon ...
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Shaw Carter service is Monday
A memorial service will be held Monday for Shaw Carter, the 24-year-old heart transplant recipient from Gainesville, who battled heart disease and cancer during his lifetime.
Ara Parseghian, won 2 titles at Notre Dame, has died at 94
Ara Parseghian, who won two national titles in 11 seasons as coach of Notre Dame, has died at 94.
Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73
Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died
Funeral Friday for Ray Jones, prominent Hall County businessman
A prominent Hall County businessman, active in the poultry industry and as a Jackson EMC Board member for many years, will be buried Friday.
Hootie Johnson, former Augusta National chairman, dies
Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86...
Funeral services pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley
Funeral services are pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley, a longtime federal court judge for the Northern District of Georgia.
Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87
Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, has died