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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 ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
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.