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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jul 13th, 2009

Forsyth

Ralph Pirkle, 78, Cumming
Mr. Ralph Pirkle, age 78 of Cumming, GA, passed away Monday, July 13, 2009. He was a native of Forsyth County and a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church and of Odd Fellows. Mr. Pirk ...
Ruby Mae Hamby, 79, Cumming
Mrs. Ruby Mae Hamby, age 79, Cumming, GA, passed away Monday, July 13, 2009. She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her father, John Elgbert Bol ...

Gwinnett

Hermalee Samons, 84, Alpharetta
Mrs. Hermalee Samons, age 84 of Alpharetta formerly of Paintsville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, July 11, 2009. Hermalee was preceded in death by her husband Raymond Samons in 1 ...
Jane Landers, 83, Alpharetta
Jane Landers, age 83 of Alpharetta passed away Sunday, July 12, 2009. Funeral Services will be held in Fort Valley, Georgia and will be announced. Online condolences may be expre ...

Jackson

Ralph Charles Miller, 83, Braselton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ralph Charles Miller, age 83, of Braselton, who passed away Monday, July 13, 2009. Mr. Miller, born in Fulton County, was a son of the la ...
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.