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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jun 28th, 2009

Forsyth

Arnold David â, 62, Cumming
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Lydia Bennett Walls, 85, Cumming
Mrs. Lydia Bennett Walls, age 85 of Cumming, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2009. Mrs. Walls was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clar ...

Habersham

Dean L. Strickland, Sr., 71, Cornelia
Dean L. Strickland, Sr., age 71, of Cornelia, Georgia, died Sunday, June 28, 2009 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Mr. Strickland was born on March 1, 1938 in Monroe County, ...
Sammy Joe Davis, 62, Cornelia
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Sammy Joe Davis, age 62, of Cornelia, formerly of Pendergrass, who passed away on June 28, 2009. He was born on November 17, 1946 in Clark ...

Hall

Mrs. Edith Longino Little, 76 of Roswell formerly ofGainesville died Saturday June 27, 2009.Mrs. Little retired from Fulton County as a school busdriver and worked with the Atlanta ...
Lynda Alene Cobb Villyard, 60, Gainesville
Lynda Alene Cobb Villyard, age 60, of Price Rd., Gainesville, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following extended illness.Funeral service are s ...

Rabun

Grover Irwin Coleman, 61, Rabun Gap
Grover Irwin Coleman, 61, of Rabun Gap, GA, went home to Glory at his residence on Sunday, June 28, 2009.He was a lifelong resident of Rabun County and was the son of Carlton Colem ...
Funeral services Friday for officer who helped establish Hall County SWAT team
Funeral services have been scheduled for Lt. Bob McMahan, a 23-year veteran of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, who was instrumental in setting up the SWAT team for the department.
'SpongeBob' creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57
Stephen Hillenburg, whose daffy animated 'SpongeBob SquarePants' became an international hit, dies at 57.
Wayne Abernathy, Hall County businessman and state Board of Public Safety member, dies
A Lula man, who operated a number of businesses in Gainesville and Cleveland during his lifetime and served more than 35 years on the state Board of Public Safety, has died.
Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, 'Hee Haw' star, has died
Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show "Hee Haw" for nearly a quarter century, has died. He was 85
NASCAR legend David Pearson dies at age 83
David Pearson, winner of three NASCAR premier series championships, has died at the age of 83. Winner of 105 races in just 574 starts – second most to fellow...
Mari Hulman George, Indy's quiet pioneer, dies at 83
Mari Hulman George, auto racing's 'quiet pioneer' who ordered Indy drivers to start their engines, dies at 83
Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey dies at 80
Willie McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed "Stretch" for his 6-foot-4 height and long arms, has died at 80
Funeral services set for Wednesday for former Gainesville police chief
Retired Gainesville Police Chief Jerry Harrison Forrester died Monday at the age of 72.