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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 ...
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.