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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 ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93