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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 ...
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
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.