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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 7th, 2009

Forsyth

Mildred L. â, 87, Cumming
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Wanda Lee Cowart, 79, Cumming
Mrs. Wanda Lee Cowart, age 79, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, July 7th, 2009. Graveside services will be held Thursday, July 9th, at 3:00 pm at Coal Mountain Baptist Church Cemete ...

Gwinnett

Francis John Eggert, 94, Alpharetta
Byars Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Francis John Eggert, 94, of Alpharetta, Ga. Memorial Services will be announced at a later time.

Habersham

Roy Rafinski, 61, Mt. Airy
Hillside Memorial Chapel announces the death of Roy Rafinski, age 61, of Mt. Airy. Mr. Rafinski passed away July 7, 2009, at his residence. Condolences may be sent online by visiti ...
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Hall

Deborah Chitty Carver, 49, Gainesville
Deborah Chitty Carver, 49, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2009. A native of Tennessee she had lived in Gainesville for a number of years. She was disabled but had ...
Mary Edith Bramblett, 88, Gainesville
Mary Edith Bramblett beloved mother grandmother, great grandmother, wife, sister, aunt and friend died July 7, 2009 in Gainesville, GA after a period of declining health. She was b ...

Jackson

Howard Roy Deschner, 70, Nicholson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Howard Roy Deschner, age 70, of Nicholson, who passed away on July 7, 2009. He was born on April 1, 1939 in Newton, Kansas, a son to t ...

White

Estelle Cora Abernathy, 86, Gainesville, formerly of Robertstown
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Miss Estelle Cora Abernathy, age 86, of Gainesville formerly of Robertstown. Miss Abernathy passed away Monday July 7, 20 ...
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.